Guest columnist Dennis T. Avery, of Churchville, Va., director of global food issues for the Hudson Institute of Indianapolis, writes about Ralph Nader’s proposed no-NAFTA solution to sustaining family farms that would mean cutting output from the productive farmlands back by perhaps one-third.
Health and Human Service Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has unveiled a plan to further strengthen surveillance, increase research resources, and expand existing inspection efforts to prevent BSE and TSEs from entering or taking hold in the United States
Main Street Books of Mansfield, site of the first Isaly’s store, will provide an opportunity for people to share their Isaly memories and memorabilia.
A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.
Jason Heinlein of Aliquippa repeated his 2000 grand champion steer performance, followed by Levi McLaughlin of Georgetown who returned with another reserve champion steer.
Advertising pamphlets in the culinary collection at the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library document the products of the no fewer than five major companies that made stoves in Detroit at the turn of the century, and give a picture of the home kitchen a hundred years ago.
The show will be Sept. 14-16 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, featuring all those machines that have ever been operated by putting money into a coinslot.
Six of the ten grand champion animals sold Aug. 25 at the Portage County Randolph Fair Junior Fair Market Livestock Auction set record high prices.
A network of greenways will connect corridors of open space, natural landscape features and recreational sites statewide.
A reenactment of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry that will be held during the weekend of Sept. 8-9 at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park in W.Va.
Ramy Swine Farm is in the business of breeding and selling club show hogs, and when pigs leave the farm they are almost always headed for a showring someplace.
The Web site includes a whole list of September activities, including fairs, festivals, and celebrations still available to be experienced.
Six states, including Ohio, will be hit hardest by planned increases in managed care health insurance premiums by the large national and regional plans.
The French national railaroad and the American Prisoner of War Association have donated the boxcar to the Air Force Museum to complete a POW display at the museum.
Checking for the disease now – in August and September – can help growers build a plan of defense against the disease next year.
The 20th annual Western Reserve Academy Antiques Festival will be Sept. 3 in Hudson, Ohio.
John DeFrank continued a string of champion steer wins at this year’s Jefferson County Fair. DeFrank has showed either the grand or reserve champion steer in five of the last six years.
With only 15 market pens on the auction block at Saturday’s Junior Fair Market Livestock Sale, the bunnies brought in the bucks, netting nearly $4,000 in sales.
Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.
The Ohio Historical Society event, with three fields, is the largest and oldest such event in the nation, drawing 21 clubs.