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NPPC seeks injunction to stop more harassment

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The pork producers went back to court April 6 after the March 26 occupation of NPPC’s Washington offices that was led by the Campaign for Family Farms and their member organizations including the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement.

Reclaiming Ohio’s land: ODNR commits to record number of abandoned mine land projects

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ will put out for bid this summer 38 projects in 19 eastern and southeastern Ohio counties.

Spring Dairy Expo crowns winners

Thursday, April 12, 2001

A 5-year-old Holstein cow and Holstein yearling heifer were named supreme champions from the 560 head of dairy cattle that paraded through the tanbark ring for the 2001 Spring Dairy Expo March 29-31 in Columbus.

Learn about keeping your septic system in healthy shape

Thursday, April 12, 2001

During “Celebrate Summer in Columbiana County” April 21 Health Department personnel will offer assistance in learning how to recognize a failing system or obtain information about a new site.

USPS issues joint Nobel Prize stamps

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Sweden Post and the U.S. Postal Service have jointly issued Nobel Prize commemorative stamps in both the United States and Sweden on the centennial of the first awards.

New population center claims more sheep than people

Thursday, April 12, 2001

2000 U.S. Census results place Edgar Springs, Mo., population 190, as the new population center of the United States.

Annual public auction to benefit Erie 4-H members

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The 22nd annual Public Auction to benefit the Erie County 4-H Youth Development Program will be held

Researchers shop for answers about consumer illiteracy

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Tests indicate that as many as one in five U.S. adults are, to varying degrees, functionally illiterate and innumerate (unable to do math). Study focuses on how do these adults function as consumers?

Suiza, Dean Foods merging

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Suiza Foods Corporation and Dean Foods Company are merging to form a national dairy and specialty foods company with $10 billion in revenue.

Industrial minerals operations in Ohio facing possible regulation legislation

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Senate Bill 83 proposing to strengthen regulations for mining materials such as limestone, gravel, and clay represents the first comprehensive overhaul of the state’s industrial minerals laws since 1974.

Stars awarded at United FFA banquet

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Chapter notified that Ben Alexander, awarded his American degree, has been selected as one of the finalists for Ohio’s Star American awards to be presented at the Ohio FFA convention.

Pa. Grange opposes premium pooling

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Says state milk marketing board plan to pool part of Class I premium is not in the interest of most dairy farmers.

FAPRI leader looks optimistically at legislative action on farm bill reform

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Farm bill discussion must include debate on how much it takes to sustain U.S. agriculture says policy analyst.

Lake County awards honor environmental action

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The county Environmental Education Committee will present its annual Environmental Improvement Awards April 27.

Just an old-fashioned train ride

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Mahoning Valley Railroad Heritage Association will operate a steam powered passenger train on a the trip from Dennison, Ohio, to the Strawberries on the Square festival in Newark, Ohio, on June 30.

OHS offers genealogy classes

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A genealogy workshop series, offered by the Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society, is designed to introduce family history searchers to the many records and resources available to them.

Pool raiders want it stopped at home

Thursday, April 5, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments on the ironic twist of California producers’ milk being pooled in the Upper Midwest federal order.

Mapleton FFA wins state competition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Mapleton tractor trouble shooting team won the state competition at Northwestern College.

Baldwin faces animal cruelty charges

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Harlan Baldwin of rural Ashtabula was charged March 30 with 49 counts of animal cruelty. The charges stem from a March 23 investigation by the Ashtabula County Humane Society of a barn Baldwin rented on a Sheffield Township farm.

Tidy not just a drop in the bucket

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A very special dairy cow in a small frame, Tidy has two 305-day records with over 30,000 pounds of milk, including her 12-6 record of 34,530 pounds of milk, 1,123 pounds of fat and 990 pounds of protein. During that lactation, she racked up her best 365-day record with 40,000 pounds of milk, 1,283 pounds of fat and 1,154 pounds of protein.

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