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More than anyone can possibly take in

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Through the day, more than 5,000 people walked through the entrance gate on Sept. 29 and onto the grounds to find more displays, products, information and activities than they could possibly take in.

Tuscarawas County Fair junior fair sales top $280,000; averages stay high

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Bidders spent a $17,319 for the 55 lambs, $98,247 for the 214 hogs, and $115,217 for the 68 market steers.

Apple butter festival slated for Historic Roscoe Village

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The 32nd annual Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival Oct. 19-21 offers fun and entertainment for all ages with a craft show, demonstrations, special appearances by Johnny Appleseed, and a variety of contests.

Ashland County Fair lamb gets $36 a pound bid

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The Ashland County Agricultural Society donated two 4-gallon butter churns commemorating the 150th Ashland County Fair that were sold for $1,000 each, with the proceeds donated to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Effort

Pastors’ insights from Oklahoma City bombing offer healing, hope for nation

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Six years after the Oklahoma bombing, several people are still receiving free counseling offered by the United Methodist Church’s Oklahoma Annual Conference. The conference’s Volunteers-In-Mission program is prepared to send teams to New York and Washington if they’re needed.

Fall sniffles: The cure’s as bad as the condition

Thursday, October 4, 2001

School nurses believe that the “cure” for symptoms of nasal allergy may affect school performance in a way not all that different than if they were left untreated.

Land use planning decreases cost of rural development

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The rural-urban interface has become one of Ohio’s top agricultural issues in the past six months, according to OSU agricultural economist Larry Libby.

W. Eugene Smith’s Pittsburgh Photographs: “Dream Street” resurrects his “magnum opus”

Thursday, October 4, 2001

“Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith’s Pittsburgh Photographs,” an exhibition of work by one of the great photographers of mid-20th century American life, will open Nov. 3 at Carnegie Museum of Art.

Looking into the future: Wayne County residents to decide on farmland preservation initiative

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Farmland preservation measures have been effective across the nation. Will Ohio’s efforts succeed? Wayne County Issue 1 comes to the voters Nov. 6.

USDA shares grain transportation outlook

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Trucks remain the dominant mode of choice for transporting agricultural products to market. The weaker U.S. economy, high fuel costs, expensive liability insurance rates, and changing asset valuations have lowered profits.

Ohio United Methodist delegation urges restraint to congressmen

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Meeting with Sen. George Voinovich, the delegation from the East Ohio Conference delivered a message on behalf of Bishop Bruce R. Ough and his cabinet about the need “to maintain that creative tension” in finding a faithful response.

Barn-sized Old Glory

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Made from vinyl truck tarps the Brimfield flag can fly proudly forever.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Wayne County couple named to Farm Science Review Hall of Fame

Thursday, September 27, 2001

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.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Conservation Farm Families recognized

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The five 2001 Ohio Conservation Farm Family Awards were presented at Farm Science Review in recognition of conservation through farming practices.

Timing critical to forage harvest

Thursday, September 27, 2001

A combination of in-field observation and more scientific measurements gives producers the most accurate indicator of optimal harvest date.

Farm animal sanctuary opens in Portage County

Thursday, September 27, 2001

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.

Peacemakers Quilt show is Oct. 12-14 in Beaver Falls, Pa.

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The Beaver Valley quilt guild will present its seventh annual judged and juried show, “Autumn in the Park.”

Stark County farm tour set Oct. 7

Thursday, September 27, 2001

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.

David Frew to take about 1926 Lake Erie shipwreck

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Frew will present a slide presentation on the sinking of the steamship Gerken Oct. 3 at the Trumbull County Public Library.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Lorain County farm family wins Century Farm award

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The McConnell family of Hickory Grove Farms near Wellington, Ohio, was recognized as Ohio’s 2001 Outstanding Century Farm.

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