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State agriculture department seeks ideas on specialty crop grant spending

Thursday, November 29, 2001

ODA needs help spending $800,000 in federal farm assistance.

Missouri pork farms settle violations

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Two pork mega-farms agree to spend up to $50 million to clean up their acts and end legal action against them.

Historic Sebring homes open for society holiday tour

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The Dec. 8 Sebring Historical Society tour features the homes of Michael and Esther Lepsesty, Hal and Pat Kelley, and Edward and Janet Slusser.

McCormick tractors return to U.S. market

Thursday, November 29, 2001

McCormick Tractors International, headquartered in the United Kingdom, and Vermeer Manufacturing Company have formed an alliance to market the McCormick tractor line in the United States.

Seasonal trimmings set stage for holidays at McKinley Museum

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The annual holiday open house at the Canton museum will be held Nov. 30, from 6-8 p.m.

Original Gerber Baby turns 75

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Ann Turner Cook was the model for artist Dorothy Hope Smith, who submitted the famous charcoal sketch of Cook in a 1928 contest.

Extra cost of Bt corn may not yield higher returns

Thursday, November 29, 2001

According to a Purdue ag economist, farmers at the eastern end of the nation’s Corn Belt are less likely to recover the cost of planting Bt seed.

OSU soybean test results available

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Test plots were used to evaluated 190 soybean varieties at five test sites around the state.

Mahoning SWCD marks 50 years

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District celebrated 50 years of service to Mahoning County at its annual meeting Nov. 13 with a retrospective slide show look at the last half century in the county.

Did you see how much Joe got?

Thursday, November 29, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on a controversial Web site that lists farm subsidy payments to U.S. farmers from 1996-2000.

Hunting and ‘managing’ wildlife is misguided

Thursday, November 29, 2001

A Cleveland reader calls for the state to assume responsibility for their misguided wildlife management policies that preserve hunting at the expense of nonhunters.

Ligonier Valley Historical Society has Festival of Lights

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The festival will include 42 trees and 15 wreaths decorated by local families, businesses and groups.

Dairy groups don’t support Leahy’s idea

Thursday, November 29, 2001

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is pushing a national dairy price policy that includes national pooling and a national Class I price floor.

Hunting and ‘managing’ wildlife is misguided

Thursday, November 29, 2001

A Cleveland reader calls for the state to assume responsibility for their misguided wildlife management policies that preserve hunting at the expense of nonhunters.

National Biodiesel Board claims Penn State wrong

Thursday, November 29, 2001

They dispute there is a major difference between soy-diesel and biodiesel. Soydiesel is simply a name that was formerly used for what is called “biodiesel” today.

Variety of architecture styles featured on Akron holiday home tour

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The Stan Hywet home and gardens is only one of the stops on the annual Dec. 1-2 home tour sponsored by the museum.

IFO conference to include event for women in ag

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Innovative Farmers of Ohio will hold its 9th annual conference, “Digging In: Cultivating Healthy Soils and Healthy Profits” Jan. 25-26 at the Procter Center in London, Ohio.

Ohio corn varieties performance test results available

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Results of the 2001 Ohio corn performance test are now available online.

Carrollton’s Ralph Brumbaugh: Always an artist but not a painter until 60, his first exhibit opened on 93rd birthday

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The Carroll County Commission for Advancement of the Arts honored Brumbaugh recently in recognition of his lifetime contribution to the arts. An exhibit of his paintings, photographs, and charcoal drawings was displayed through November.

Case lawn mower brings $1,500

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Dave Gill’s Nov. 17 auction of the estate of Helen Best had 200 registered bidders.

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