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Farmers encouraged to use no-till to protect the soil for the future

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Don Reicosky, USDA-ARS soil scientist, and Carlos Crovetto, a Chilean no-till farmer, spoke at the Tri-State Conservation Tillage Conference, March 6 at West Middlesex, Pa.

Ashland Dairy Unit honors top herds

Thursday, March 15, 2001

The Ashland County Dairy Service Unit held its annual meeting, and recognized Ayers Farm and GEM Hill Farm as top herds for 2000.

Mahoning River consortium seeking new members

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Martin L. Schmidt, director of environmental remediation for the Cleveland-based URS Corporation, will speak at the next meeting.

USDA announces programs for apple growers, wool and mohair producers

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Sign up for the Apple Market Loss Assistance and Wool and Mohair Loss Assistance programs have begun.

Voinovich targets EPA, energy policy

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Sen. George Voinovich said what the Ohio Farm Bureau leaders wanted to hear when he met with them in Washington. He left them pleased if not satisfied.

Researchers improve environment with innovative irrigation system

Thursday, March 8, 2001

New technology can improve Ohio farm drainage and irrigation while increasing crop production and protecting water quality.

Know the differences in crop insurance

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Growers have many new choices in the crop insurance market, but the clock is ticking on the insurance deadline.

Corn growers, watch for volunteer StarLink corn

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Corn growers are in a corner when it comes to finding a crop rotation to follow StarLink corn.

Farm sector has a lot riding on President Bush

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Farm Belt has a lot of political capital invested in the administration of President George W. Bush.

Don’t miss this antiques market

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The third annual Antiques Market will be April 28 at the Federated Family Life Center, 16349 Chillicothe Road (Route 306), Chagrin Falls.

Lowmillers win dairy production awards

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Milk producers in Columbiana and Mahoning counties received recognition for herd production in the last two years.

‘N’-formation, please: Answering the tough fertilizer questions this spring

Thursday, March 8, 2001

How much corn to plant this spring is going to be a tough decision for Ohio and Indiana farmers facing either shortages or extremely high prices for nitrogen fertilizers, a key input.

Lost ancient city is rediscovered in Cleveland art exhibit

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Some of the Roman Empire’s most significant archaeological and artistic remains, unearthed in the 1930s, are brought together again for the first time since their discovery in the major exhibition “Antioch: The Lost Ancient City,” on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art from March 25 through June 3.

A mouse click away: FarmMarkets.com delivers quality farm products direct to the consumer

Thursday, March 8, 2001

A northeastern Ohio Web company is offering farm fresh goods direct to the consumer.

Ohio’s building doctors schedule house calls

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Ohio Historical Society will make its building doctors available for eight clinics for old-building owners during 2001.

Arm yourself with information to battle mad cow disease

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Americans can’t ignore the disaster created by mad cow disease in Europe. Extension Agent Jim Skeeles arms you with enough details so you can be informed about the potential risks.

Welcome a new Farm and Dairy voice

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Farm and Dairy Editor says hello to a new behind-the-scenes talent at the newspaper: food and family life editor Laurie Steeb.

February had above-average temperature

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Believe it or not, February actually registered above-average temperatures – at least at Ed Copeland’s weather station in southern Columbiana County.

Humans to blame for shrinking African lake

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Because of unrelenting human demand for water, Africa’s Lake Chad, once one of the continent’s largest bodies of fresh water, has shriveled to a ghost of a great lake.

Beaver-Lawrence Holstein Club celebrates past, looks to future

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Beaver-Lawrence Holstein Club celebrated its 50th anniversary with a special historical timeline.

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