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Salem couple donates ag easement

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Roy and Jodi McCullough of Salem, Ohio, are the first landowners in northeast Ohio to donate an agricultural easement to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Children of Chernobyl visit United States

Thursday, July 12, 2001

An ongoing project called “The Children of Chernobyl” brings youth from the former Soviet Union to visit the United States each summer.

Start and end with soil test: Using manure on forage crops is a balancing act.

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Cropland has traditionally been used as the best place to dispose of manure. But the use of forage cropland may allow more versatility in providing a larger window of opportunity for manure application.

Collectors donate rare pottery to Colonial Williamsburg

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The Henry and June Weldon collection of English pottery, widely regarded as the finest collection of its kind in the world, has been donated to Colonial Williamsburg.

Steam, gas engine show features oddballs, Maytag

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The Northwestern Pa. Steam and Gas Engine Show, July 20-22, will spotlight “Odd Balls and Orphans” along with Maytag engines and equipment.

Copeland weather: Temperatures were normal for the first half of the year

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The temperature was normal for the first six months of this year, according to Edwin R. Copeland, U.S. weather observer, reporting from his post in southern Columbiana County.

U.S. ag trade surplus up significantly

Thursday, July 12, 2001

During the first half of FY 2001 the surplus in U.S. agricultural trade grew to $9.4 billion, almost $2 billion more than in the same period last year.

EPA rule a plus for Midwest ethanol

Thursday, July 12, 2001

For the first time, Midwest refiners will receive credit toward their carbon monoxide reduction.

USDA error results in $42 million to $54 million loss to cattle industry

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Cattle producers suffered a $42-54 million loss because of errors in USDA’s price reporting system.

Form From Fire: Chihuly glass sculpture to illuminate Dayton Art Institute

Thursday, July 12, 2001

A Dale Chihuly exhibition — Form From Fire — will open July 21 at the Dayton Art Institute featuring more than 100 objects from Chihuly’s most beloved series.

USDA quick to revamp livestock mandatory price reporting program

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The USDA is making improvements to ensure more accurate and complete collecting, disseminating and reporting of market data by the Agricultural Marketing Service.

Guest Commentary: History teaches us to value freedom

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Commentary from a senior airman in the U.S. Air Force reminds us that the survival of democracy depends on an educated public, especially when it concerns constititional rights.

USDA research preserves historic flag

Thursday, July 12, 2001

USDA wool experts are helping save the flag that inspired our national anthem.

Will your farm business outlast you?

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Estate planning and wealth preservation: Who will reap the harvest of your life’s work and sacrifices. Editor Susan Crowell encourages all landowners to think about estate planning today.

Hot rods ride into Ohio Expo Center

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The Ohio Expo Center presents the Goodguys/PPG Hot Rod and Custom Car Nationals July 13-15.

Wetland mitigation isn’t working; reports calls for tough reforms

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Ohio expert who served on National Research Council committee says wetland loss still outweighs gain.

Social issues influence agriculture

Thursday, July 5, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on what the farmer owes the consumer, and how consumer perceptions drive the market.

Dailey taps Buchy as assistant director

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Jim Buchy will manage the day-to-day operations of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, formulating, and shaping regulatory policy, and monitoring agricultural legislation.

McKinley Museum offers three-day summer science class

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Park It class for second and third graders will teach them how to find their way around the woods.

Ethanol bandwagon has room for one more

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Those booming for ethanol production in Ohio say that even though the wagon is getting crowded, there is still plenty of time for Ohio farmers to hop on.

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