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Wayne SWCD salutes Farriss family

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Bill and Carol Farriss of Farriss Dairy Farm in Dalton received the district’s 2001 Conservation Farm Award.

When will USDA react to stop bleeding of pool dollars

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Don’t expect quick action when it comes to the federal milk marketing order rule-making process.

Ever wanted a bed and breakfast? Here’s your chance

Thursday, November 1, 2001

An OSU Extension seminar on “Establishing Your Bed and Breakfast Business,” will be held Nov. 13-14 in Marietta, Ohio.

Meals On Wheel needs support

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Columbiana County makes an appeal for support of United Way.

A little planning keeps ponds afloat

Thursday, November 1, 2001

More than a backhoe and a big rain are required for building some ponds and dams in Ohio.

Going with the wind

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Wind energy technology taking root on Pennsylvania in ridge-top pastures of Pennsylvania farms has tripled the amount of wind energy in the Eastern United States.

Writing to correct misunderstandings

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The executive director of the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission writes to clarify possible misunderstandings about the compact reported in Farm and Dairy.

Jefferson SWCD applauds conservation award winners

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Charlie Henry was recognized as the Conservation Farmer of the Year at the Oct. we annual meeting. Distinguished service awards were also presented.

Little-known shrine gives peaceful memorial scene for Ohioans lost in war

Thursday, November 1, 2001

This Veterans Day the Ohio Department of Natural Resources invites all Ohioans to rediscover the Memorial Forest Shrine, the state’s official monument to her nearly 20,000 sons and daughters killed in World War II and wars since.

Rural postal workers seek more than right address; help set hunting limits

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Postal carriers twice yearly, in early April and August, count a variety of wildlife they see to help gather the data that sets bag limits for small game.

Meals On Wheel needs support

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Columbiana County makes an appeal for support of United Way.

Talking Clean and Green starts in Lawrence County

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Pennsylvania farmers explore the tax assessment implications of enrolling their land in a program that provides farm use value real estate values in exchange for a permanent commitment.

Nutrient planning is scale-neutral

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Examples of both poor and excellent nutrient management can be found among small as well as large operations.

Food safety important at upcoming small farm conference

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The 18th annual Hydroponic Grower’s Conference will be Nov. 16-17 in Orlando, Fla. will be a likely forum for an intense discussion of the issue.

Taft’s ethanol plan political hype

Thursday, October 25, 2001

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

Foreign markets seek non-GMO crops

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The American Corn Growers Association urges farmers to meet the demands of foreign markets and the preferences of foreign buyers when they decide what crop varieties to plant.

Three enter Natural Resources Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has honored Ralph Cobey, Frances Kitchen and Roger Conant with its highest honor.

Graduate student discovers intact embryo in dusty artifact dinosaur egg

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Unearthed more than 30 years ago, the egg and its well-preserved nearly hatched embryo are just now getting scientific attention.

Want to start farming? Forages are key

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Michael E. Haubner, ag extension agent in Clark County, explains why he sees a future in agriculture for those who wish to do something other than sit on the seat of a big machine.

Lamb, goat conference called Nov. 8-9 at West Virginia University

Thursday, October 25, 2001

“Reinventing the Appalachian Shepherd: Lamb and Goat Marketing” is aimed at reenergizing the industry in the region.

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