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Penn spells out dairy, sugar prices and loan rate decisions

Thursday, June 14, 2001

J.B. Penn, newly installed under secretary for farm and foreign agricultural programs at USDA, says the department will sell government-owned sugar to ethanol producers and others to improve domestic prices, manage USDA’s sugar inventory and help meet U.S. energy needs.

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.

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.

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.

Portraits in Progress: Don’t look back: Maize Valley Farms taps into consumer market

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The same innovative thinking that led Kay Vaughan into full-time farming and then into a diversified agribusiness is leading the family into the retail farm market business in a big way in 2001.

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.

Hatfield 7 Dairy: Seven generations of protecting the land for the future

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The 660-cow Licking County dairy farm has been selected to receive the Ohio Dairy Farmers Federation’s Ohio Environmental Stewardship Award for its exemplary environmental management practices.

Today’s portraits of progress

Thursday, June 14, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the portrait of current Ohio agriculture portrayed in the first week of the “Farm and Dairy 2001 Progress Edition.”

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.

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.

Cool weather slows spread of disease

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Cooler than normal temperatures in the week of May 27 to June 2 may have limited the occurrence of Fusarium head scab in Ohio winter wheat fields.

Crop insurance provides planting option

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Farmers who purchased crop insurance on corn have an option to put seed in the ground even now.

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.

Three Jerseys top $6,000 in Wooster

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Canadian consignments were in demand at the 2001 Ohio Spring Classic and Jackpot Sale sponsored by the Ohio Jersey Breeder’s Association.

Dredging permits for Allegheny, Ohio rivers issued by Pennsylvania

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Four companies have been granted permits for commercial sand and gravel dredging on portions of a 100-mile stretch of the Allegheny and Ohio rivers.

Hog producers not ready to expand

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Producers are currently experiencing profit levels that have not often been seen in recent history, but are just now back to the financial point that they were three years ago.

New green maps track environmental landmarks with icons

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The latest green map was released last month in Santa Monica, but more than 100 communities worldwide have their own versions.

Two Mapleton FFA’ers earn American degree

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The chapter recognized Kelly Fugitt and Russ Stolcals, who will be receiving American FFA degrees at the national convention later this year.

Pond weeds getting early start

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Late May and early June are the best times to take preventative action against weeds. The best time to apply aquatic herbicides is when the target plants are actively growing and before they flower and produce seed.

Antique car show expected to draw 400 vintage vehicles

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The Antique, Classic & Collector Car Show on Father’s Day, at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardents is organized by the Ohio Region Classic Car Club of America.

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