Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, speaking at the Farm Science Review Sept. 18, pledged to push legislation that would help clear the way for a plant to be built in the Buckeye State.
Just under $4,000 was raised for the Erie County 4-H Scholarship Fund.
Items from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Western Reserve Historical Society of Cleveland will be offered at the Oct. 6-7 DeFina Auction annual fall antiques and fine arts sale.
Ohio is home to 42 hydroponic greenhouses that total 19 acres of indoor floor space for vegetable production, equalling about $5 million a year in economic activity.
A Mansfield reader comments on what Buckeye Egg could have done with a composting system.
A combination of in-field observation and more scientific measurements gives producers the most accurate indicator of optimal harvest date.
Kevin Elder, director of the new Livestock Environmental Permitting Program, reported on the progress of the Concentrated Animal Feeding Facilities rule-writing advisory committee during the Farm Science Review.
Jim Trotter, who recently retired from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, coordinates the field demonstrations at the annual Farm Science Review. He and his wife Norma were recognized for work since 1978.
The five 2001 Ohio Conservation Farm Family Awards were presented at Farm Science Review in recognition of conservation through farming practices.
Shifts in national priorities could leave the farm bill and commodity support at the bottom of the list.
The Beaver Valley quilt guild will present its seventh annual judged and juried show, “Autumn in the Park.”
The 12th annual Stark County Farm Bureau drive-it-yourself tour will consist of five stops, including A & J Farms, Kridler Gardens, Motts Greenhouse, Park Farms/St. Peters site, and Raber Dairy Farms.
Frew will present a slide presentation on the sinking of the steamship Gerken Oct. 3 at the Trumbull County Public Library.
Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary houses and rehabilitates animals that have been rescued by the Portage County Animal Protective League. Right now it is home to two horses, three ducks, three potbellied pigs, seven dogs, 10 rabbits, and 11 chickens, and is expecting 40 sheep and a 700-pound pig.
Economists William Masters of Purdue University and Margaret McMillan of Tufts University say frost plays two important roles in establishing the haves and the have nots of the world.
The McConnell family of Hickory Grove Farms near Wellington, Ohio, was recognized as Ohio’s 2001 Outstanding Century Farm.
Frank Kostecki of Salem prays to the federal government, as a taxpayer, to use public money to rebuild and to fund the war, but to take no prisoners.
The USDA has released “Food and Agricultural Policy: Taking Stock for the New Century.” The 116-page document represents Bush’s blueprint for future farm legislation, including the 2002 Farm Bill.
The 22nd annual Blue Ridge Pottery Show sponsored by the Blue Ridge Pottery Club will take place Oct. 4-6 on Main Street in Erwin, Tenn.