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Portraits in Progress: Lynd Fruit Farm, thinking outside the box to stay in the game

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Lynd Fruit Farm, located 20 minutes from Columbus, has redefined itself from a leader in wholesale apples to a diversified, consumer, retail operation.

Firestone Test Center inviting public to tour facility

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The only facility dedicated exclusively to the testing of farm tires – the Firestone Test Center in Columbiana – will hold a three-day open house July 17, 18 and 19.

Wintersville woman’s quilt is show favorite

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Marlies Brandt of Wintersville won the coveted People’s Choice award at the Panhandle Piecemakers Quilt Club’s 17th annual quilt show

Moove over, Pepsi, now there’s something healthier

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The American Dairy Association and Dairy Council Mid East are testing milk vending machines in schools, factories and businesses in Ohio, some of it in glass-front milk vending machines.

Dayton Air Show will be top-flight

Thursday, June 14, 2001

This annual mid-summer aviation spectacular July 21-22 will be marking its 27th consecutive year at Dayton International Airport.

Stan Hywet Hall presents “Twelfth Night”

Thursday, June 14, 2001

For its annual Shakespeare performance, Stan Hywet Hall will present the witty and wicked “Twelfth Night,” at 7 p.m. July 12-15 and 19-22 in the courtyard of the Carriage House.

Ohio’s Dairy Industry Forum brings major groups together

Thursday, June 14, 2001

An inovation organization formed to keep dairy alive and well in the Buckeye State brings together producers, processors, allied industries and retailers and distributors.

Grazing tour hosted in Carroll Co.

Thursday, June 14, 2001

A grazing management and beef cattle improvement twilight tour will be held June 20 to tour a managed grazing operation, and highlight ways to improve grazing systems and beef cattle herds.

Stark Parks seeks input on its tunnel project

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Public comment are solicited on a proposed tunnel under the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad along the Towpath.

Online silent auction next generation of livestock marketing

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The silent auction is a new concept in the old idea of selling off an entire herd, in this case by Internet, e-mail, and telephone.

Learn a bit of history this summer

Thursday, June 14, 2001

“Tours at Two” the summertime tours and/or activities that pair the Western Reserve Historical Society’s collections with activities and tours just for kids, will take place at 2 p.m. every weekday from June 19 through Aug. 18.

What are you using to fit market animals?

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Read this before you enter show ring. the use of some grooming products on market animals may have unexpected consequences.

Portraits in Progress: Burgett Angus Farm: Breeding to be the best

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Keith Burgett and sons Phillip and Bryan have built sort of an Angus dynasty since they bought their first cattle in 1984. They now raise about 350 head, consisting mostly of purebred Angus and some crosses.

Learn how to select a portable sawmill

Thursday, June 14, 2001

A workshop on owning and operating a portable sawmill will be held July 14 at Bruce Tree Farm located in Monroe County.

Zoar celebrates June Dairy Month

Thursday, June 14, 2001

“Cows and Curds: Dairying in Zoar” on June 16 will feature a demonstration of the 19th century methods of making butter and cheese.

Portraits in Progress: Comp Dairy looks toward profits of efficiency

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Jim Comp and his sons borrowed ideas from others to build a dairy operation making profits on the efficiencies of scale.

Lessons on being a better boss

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Surveys have shown that the primary factor affecting a decision to leave an organization is whether or not the manager develops a trusting relationship with the employees.

A thrill a minute: Golden age of amusement park lives on

Thursday, June 14, 2001

An Ashtabula County couple donated their amusement park collection to Penn State University Libraries.

New book: Sustainability benefits rural communities

Thursday, June 14, 2001

“Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communities,” edited and co-authored by Cornelia Flora, Iowa State University rural sociologist, examines the effects of agricultural production on people and the environment.

Ohio budget looks tight for ag programs, OSU in 2002-03

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Historic funding levels for primary and secondary education – $1.4 billion – tightened Ohio’s two-year state budget for many programs, including agriculture.

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