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Felumlee earns FFA Degree

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Mary Felumlee was one of four Ohioans presented the Honorary American Degree in Louisville.

Where are the Sept. 11 donations going?

Thursday, November 8, 2001

More than $30 million in emergency assistance has been distributed from the $360 million contributed.

Time to make your Christmas list

Thursday, November 8, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reflects on wish lists, and asks if money were no object, what would you like to buy for your farm?

It’s possible to get off the pesticide ‘treadmill’

Thursday, November 8, 2001

A Purdue University entomologist has developed a method of using multiple pesticides in a precise way so that genetic resistance doesn’t arise.

Hardy group of 14 tour Holmes County horse barns

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Curtains, barn design, stall construction, and solar power were explored on a four-barn Holmes County equine tour sponsored by Holmes County extension.

Chalk scare hits close to home

Thursday, November 8, 2001

It was another case of a white powder scare in the mailroom, but this time it was the “Farm and Dairy.”

Oldest living military pilot honored

Thursday, November 8, 2001

William R. “Bill” Crooks enlisted in the Army Signal Corps in 1917, and was sent to what would become Patterson Field in Dayton and enticed to become a war pilot. He actually couldn’t wait.

Rescue workers need special farm training

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Farmedic Training teaches fire, emergency medical, and rescue personnel to respond to farm accidents in a way that will reduce the rate of injuries and death on the farm and to themselves.

Stark SWCD honors James Pastore, Patt Tercek

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Conservation awards were presented at the district’s annual meeting and banquet Nov. 1.

One-lane bridge is unsafe

Thursday, November 8, 2001

A letter signed by 34 members of the Damascas Ruritan Club calls attention to the safety of a one-line bridge in Butler Township of Columbiana County.

Dairy compact benefits are real

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Ohio State Grange disputes Farm Bureau figures from an article in the Oct. 18 “Farm and Dairy” on dairy compacts.

It’s all part of being a dairy farmer

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Butler County’s Rita Kennedy spends almost half her time away from home in service to the dairy industry. But when she’s there she still milks the Four Seasons Farm herd in the tie-stall barn.

Buckeye Book Fair: Its THE place to find Ohio authors

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Book lovers, readers, and shoppers will have the opportunity to meet and talk with Ohio authors, illustrators, and photographers, and to purchase autographed copies at discounted price.

USDA proposes new rules for beef research money

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The proposal would direct more checkoff money into the qualified state beef councils in states where cattle are born and raised.

Consumers seek health in organic foods

Thursday, November 1, 2001

“Organic Shoppers May Not Be Who You Think They Are” is a new white paper from the Food Marketing Institute with findings from their consumer attitude survey.

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.

Dark chocolate not just a pretty taste

Thursday, November 1, 2001

A Penn State-led study has found that a diet high in flavonoid-rich cocoa powder and dark chocolate can have a beneficial effect on cholesterol.

WVU’s Marching Band to premiere original piece in honor of its centennial

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Jay Chattaway, Emmy Award-winning composer and Band alumnus, has written a special score in honor of the band’s 100th birthday that will be performed at Homecoming.

Raiders pillaging your milk check

Thursday, November 1, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on reforms necessary to stop federal order pool raiding by producers from across the country.

Dinner to celebrate General Custer’s birthday

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Steve Alexander of Monroe, Mich., a living historian who portrays Custer, will tell Custer stories at the birthday dinner Dec. 1 at the Kammeyer Opera House in Jewett.

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