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Chrysler Museum unveils rare 1938 Dodge airflow tanker

Thursday, June 28, 2001

With only 12 remaining, the museum searched the world for a tanker to restore. It will be displayed outside the museum at various times over the summer.

What qualifies as a family farm?

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Guest commentator Richard Levins, professor and extension agricultural economist at the University of Minnesota and a senior fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, writes about the critical definition of “family” farms.

Crossbreeding for traits = profits

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Choice of breeds to be used in the cross depend on several factors, including the resources of the operation (the optimum level of milk production they can support) and the marketing program for the calf crop (specifically the targeted carcass merit endpoint).

Grazing the hills for profit

Thursday, June 28, 2001

“There are two things free in this world,” says dairy producer Bill Watkins of Morristown, Ohio, “sunlight and rain. Why not take advantage of them and graze your animals?”

Schoenbrunn Village hosts living history weekend, July 7-8

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Aspects of historic Indian culture presented by experienced 18th century Native American re-enactors will be featured.

On to Louisville

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Ashland FFA Food Science and Technology Team will compete in national competition.

Debunking myths about medicine during Civil War

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the war and of the way huge numbers of wounded were cared for.

Ohio Cattleman’s Association plan summer round-up

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Round-Up to Wood County, Ohio, in July 14 will feature six producer operations, including a Holstein steer beef operation.

Partial cut preserves Canfield woods

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Harold Lehman of Canfield gave the Northeast Ohio Forestry Association a chance to take a twilight tour of his woods before the cutting begins.

Coshocton Co. ag enterprises on young farmer tour

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Ohio Young Farmers summer tour will take place in Coshocton County July 20-22, featuring trucking, produce, cheese and dairy.

Hartville farm gives easement to nature center

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Thomas and Margaret Raff Hague of Canton have donated the development rights from their 100-acre farm in Lake Township to The Wilderness Center in Wilmot, Ohio.

Chairman’s proposal turned down: Ag Committee OKs $5.5 billion aid

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Stenholm-Boehner substitute amendment squeaks by the House Agriculture Committee on a 24-23 vote.

Muskingum River navigation system named a civil engineering landmark

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources operates and maintains the river’s 150-year-old system of 10 hand-operated locks and dams – the oldest of its kind in the country.

Edible plastics for bales? Corn zein used to make wrapping films

Thursday, June 28, 2001

An Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.

Time to rethink agricultural policy

Thursday, June 28, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the fact that farmers have lost their empire and have not yet found their role.

Holstein Invitational winners released

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Grand champion female at the District II Open Invitational Holstein Show at Tiscarawas Cpimtu Fairgrounds was the 5-year-old, Shaland Integrity Mallory, sired by Robthom Integrity, and exhibited by Hycrest Farms, Floyd Casper and family, Carrollton, Ohio.

Portraits in Progress: Cutting family ties to move farm 300 miles

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The Stoltzfus family moved Pennwood Farm from Lancaster County to Somerset County, Pa., to gain the room it needed to expand and modernize the dairy.

Condolences to former editor’s family

Thursday, June 21, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell sends condolences from Farm and Dairy to former editor Tim Reeves and his wife Sue on the tragic death of their son, Ben Reeves.

There are bright spots in the grain horizon: Demand, nonfeed uses on rise

Thursday, June 21, 2001

With corn prices as low as they are, there is potential for a significant rise in price if this expected big crop doesn’t materialize. It would be wise to use any price rallies to finish marketing the old crop.

Standing tall: Plains Indians’ height shows good health

Thursday, June 21, 2001

A new study looking at height in equestrial Indian tribes of the Great Plains contradicts the modern image of American Indians as being sickly victims succumbing to European disease.

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