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Rolling pins & logs thrown in the Black Walnut days contests

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The 13th annual Switzerland of Ohio Black Walnut Festival will be held Oct. 13-14 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Earn seven Star Awards: Carroll Co. FB volunteers shine

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Carroll County Farm Bureau’s volunteer leaders received the state’s highest awards for local programming during the county’s annual meeting Sept. 11.

Stalk rot widespread in Ohio

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Stalk rot causing lodging can cost corn growers lost yields, income.

Explore alternative ways to boost income at Country Living Field Day

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Country Living Field Day showcases alternatives for farm families.

U.S.-Canada Hereford performance data updated

Thursday, September 20, 2001

A joint North American cattle evaluation task force, representing the American and Canadian Hereford associations allows head-to-head, cross-country comparisons on more than 2 million animals.

History lovers can explore tribes of Ohio Valley

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The second annual Ohio Valley Eastern Woodland Indian Seminar & Encampment Oct. 26-28, at Prickett’s Fort State Park in Fairmont, W.Va.

Livestock farmers explore manure contracts with crop producers

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Livestock farmers learn manure is money at the 2001 Manure Science Review.

We must earn freedom anew

Thursday, September 20, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell laments the news of Sept. 11, and the lack of words that made it impossible for her to say anything meaningful about it.

In wake of tragedy: Commodity markets seen quickly returning to fundamentals

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Fundamental supply and demand forces will likely return to drive commodity prices following the Sept. 11 tragedy, a Kansas State University economist said.

Now’s the time to pump up ethanol use

Thursday, September 20, 2001

A reader urges the U.S. legislature to “wake up and begin funding more ethanol plants.”

Stark County FB earns Golden Tractor

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Stark County Farm Bureau members received awards at the organization’s annual meeting and banquet Sept. 13 in Hartville.

New crime lab unveiled in northeast Ohio

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The Richland facility will bring the most advanced forensic technology, computer crime investigative assistance, and law enforcement training closer to area police departments and sheriff’s offices.

Historic steam boiler study group considers inspection, regulations

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Steam hobbyists and representatives from the antique steam associations and clubs will meet with the study group on Sept. 24.

Now’s the time to pump up ethanol use

Thursday, September 20, 2001

A reader urges the U.S. legislature to “wake up and begin funding more ethanol plants.”

Columbiana FB members call for answers

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Members at the organization’s annual meeting demanded answers from those in charge about closing the local office.

Milking sheep: Wisconsin family says it’s profitable

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Sheep milk is in great demand through thier sheep dairy cooperative, selling at an economically sustainable price to create domestic sheep milk cheese production.

Appetite for ethanol fermenting in Pa.

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Questions that involve developing ethanol production in Pennsylvania and the Northeast were on the table late last month with a pair of “Ethanol Workshops for Rural America” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Biomass Energy Program, and organized by Ethanol Producers and Consumers.

New FSR exhibit targets small farms

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Center for Small Farms, co-sponsored by the American Small Farm magazine and Farm Science Review, is geared toward manufacturing agribusinesses that assist smaller acreage farmers.

Farm family diversifies to stay afloat

Thursday, September 13, 2001

When Paul and Lois Saums’ two sons, David and Doug, decided to come back to the farm in 1984, diversification became a necessity. The operation now farms hogs, grain, Christmas trees, pumpkins, broilers, etc.

Ohio receives national archives award

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Ohio Historical Society has received an award recognizing the society’s public service and contributions to the archives profession, particularly in the area of pioneering services on the Internet.

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