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First 72 hours critical for calves

Thursday, April 19, 2001

It is easy in all the excitement and rush of calving season to overlook some basic management procedures that affect the calf for the rest of his life.

Intensive grazing meeting arranged as start to network

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Irish dairy management highlighted at April 27 meeting at the Miller dairy farm in Millersburg.

Farmer shares dairy mission statement

Thursday, April 19, 2001

James Comp of Dorset explains the guidelines under which he operates his dairy farm.

An Appalachian Herb Gathering planned in Meigs County

Thursday, April 19, 2001

As many as 400 landowners, herb growers, and small business owners expected June 23-24 to learn about growing, marketing, and conserving native plants.

Quail Hollow Craft and Herb Fair will be May 5-6

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Quality handcrafted goods will be sold in connection with the Herbal Society’s annual plant sale.

Pork expo canceled; dairy expo will go on

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The National Pork Producers Council has canceled the 2001 World Pork Expo to prevent potential risks of foot-and-mouth disease.

Wayne County dairy producers lauded

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Spring Run Farm is the county’s top Ayrshire herd and is also the fifth-ranked Ayrshire herd in Ohio.

Farmer shares dairy mission statement

Thursday, April 19, 2001

James Comp of Dorset explains the guidelines under which he operates his dairy farm.

Ohio Watercolor Society presents watermedia exhibit

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The National Watermedia Exhibition 2001, features the work of over 80 artists will open at the Canton Museum of Art April 27

Studying baseball’s offensive surge

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln historians report on factors contributing to “Baseball’s Great Hitting Barrage of the 1990s.”

Leipsic stands out as best place for ethanol facility

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Ohio Corn Growers study recommends Putnam county for the development of a new production facility. Local organization is underway.

Art Nouveau Style advertisement tops ewolf’s April auction

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Alphonse Maria Mucha’s “Papier a Cigarettes Job” was estimated at $500 to $1,000. The 1898 poster sold for $2,357.

Time to let Lady Justice do her job

Thursday, April 19, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments about current news that has shaken the agricultural community.

Indian reformers spoke out to save their native cultures

Thursday, April 19, 2001

In the book, “Talking Back to Civilization: Indian Voices From the Progressive Era” historian Frederick Hoxie writes that the expansionof the United States “fell short” of wiping out the continent’s indigenous cultures. As tragic as the 19th century was, it marked “but a moment in the long history of a people.”

Wildlife council approves hunting, trapping seasons

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The Ohio Wildlife Council has approved deer regulations for 2001, and established fall hunting and trapping seasons. The most notable change involves the reduction in standard antler length.

Penn State imposes biosecurity policy

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Visits to university dairy, beef, swine, sheep, deer and equine facilities will be by appointment only.

Economist: USDA crop report is same old story

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Producers holding out hope for higher corn and soybean prices may find no optimism in world crop report.

Are your alfalfa stands good enough?

Thursday, April 19, 2001

There are several easy guidelines growers can use when evaluating whether to keep a stand.

Improving teenage financial literacy

Thursday, April 19, 2001

A coalition of more than 100 governmental, educational and business organizations working together to improve financial literacy among young people has published “Improving Financial Literacy: What Schools and Parents Can and Cannot Do.”

Mahoning SWCD to sponsor amateur photography contest

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Mahoning County photographers are encouraged to capture the essence of soil and water on film.

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