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USDA, states step up alerts; senator unveils ‘agroterrorism’ bill

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Sen. Pat Roberts warns farms are at risk, proposes spending $1.1 billion next year and about $271,000 million in each of the next 10 years in a crash program for protection and prevention.

Genealogical seminar offered in Mahoning County

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will hold a Nov. 3 beginning genealogy fall seminar.

Vandalism against farmers deserves justice

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County Farm Bureau.organization director writes about the attack on the Moff family dairy herd and the need to make sure such animal cruelty is not tolerated.

GMO tests are available to farmers

Thursday, October 18, 2001

OSU researchers have outlined a number of tests available to farmers that measure levels of herbicide and insect tolerance of such crops as corn or soybeans.

Resolutions proposed for a solution

Thursday, October 18, 2001

A Waterford, Ohio, reader presents four resolutions/solutions to allow the United States to move forward with realistic resolution and a straight-forward solution to the devastation of terrorism.

Greensburg Antique Show adds third day

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The show is scheduled Nov. 2-4 at the Mountain View Inn east of Greensburg, Pa.

U.S. EPA still controls CAFO regs

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Reader writes to emphasize that Despite all the hype from the state agriculture department on its new large animal facility permitting process, the U.S. EPA is still very much in charge of the waters of Ohio and the CAFOs impacting them.

Gun shop auction attracts bidders.

Thursday, October 18, 2001

High sale was a 1863 Sharps carbine with saddle scabbard that sold for $3,500.

Vandalism against farmers deserves justice

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County Farm Bureau.organization director writes about the attack on the Moff family dairy herd and the need to make sure such animal cruelty is not tolerated.

Cow brutality case gets continuance

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Attorneys for the three young men charged with criminal trespass and vandalism were granted an extension to consider additional evidence of long-term losses by Mahoning County dairy farmers David and Kathy Moff.

Kingsville branch packed with grapes

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The OSU Grape Research Branch in Ashtabula County, a 25-acre facility with research vineyards, hosts an estimated 600 visitors a year, most of them students.

Haus Orchard and Cider Mill bears fruit of labors

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County farm market continues its family owned and operated flavor after nearly 50 years.

Middendorf estate auction eclectic

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Studded with enough impressive antique furniture and furnishings the sale drew a good sized crowd of bidders who came for more than just curiosity.

Efforts to save dairy compacts persevere

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact expired Sept. 30, and the U.S. House passed the new Farm Security Act Oct. 5 without dairy compacts, but compact supporters have not given up.

Pesticide applicator schools offered for sawmill workers

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Ohio Sawmill workers must now be certified as licensed pesticide applicators.

Ohio milk producers not convinced compacts work

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Dairy producers who turned up at a Farm Bureau informational meeting came with lots of questions, quite a few opinions, and a big dose of an “we ought to take a good look at this, but I’m not sure it will work” attitude.

Resolutions proposed for a solution

Thursday, October 18, 2001

A Waterford, Ohio, reader presents four resolutions/solutions to allow the United States to move forward with realistic resolution and a straight-forward solution to the devastation of terrorism.

Ag Encounter 2001

Thursday, October 18, 2001

More than 400 elementary students from the New Castle Area School District explored agriculture’s role in their everyday lives at the ag event at Lawrence County Fairgrounds.

Sheep Management Tips: Gleaning could offer feed source

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Roger High, OSU Extension sheep associate talks about the how to go about putting sheep on harvested corn fields, and other fall management practices.

Antiques show returns to Bath elementary

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Revere Antique Guild will hold its 53rd annual antique and collectible show Oct. 19-20.

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