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What is the farmers’ contribution?

Thursday, June 7, 2001

In a guest commentary, R.L. Kohls ag economist from the Purdue Extension, writes about the farmer’s share of the food dollar.

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.

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.

Foot-and-mouth disease hits European farmers’ clout as well as pocketbook

Thursday, June 7, 2001

President of the Belgian farmers union said the economic impact of the disease has been enormous, but psychologically, it has been even worse.

USDA tilts prices for butter and powder

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The USDA announced May 31 that its Commodity Credit Corporation will increase the price it pays for butter by 19.99 cents to $0.8548 per pound, and decrease the price of nonfat dry milk by 10.32 cents to 90 cents per pound, effective immediately. The cheese prices will not change.

Worker protection training mandatory

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Handlers and workers must have training when they first begin their job, then at least once every five years. The training includes pesticide handling and safety, emergency procedures and preventing pesticide exposure.

Rare, 4-foot bloom smells like rotting fish

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The titan arum bloom may be only the 12th recorded bloom in the United States.

Zehnder wins dairy poster contest

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The grand-prize winner of the Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters poster contest was Katie Zehnder from Mrs. Milajecki’s class at St. Aloysius in East Liverpool.

Horseman’s Council towpath ride big success

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Bill Baker of the Stark County Horseman’s Council thanks everyone who helped make the annual Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail ride a success.

Washboard music festival scheduled June 15-17

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The only remaining operating washboard factory inspires an international music festival in Logan, Ohio.

Historical sites in northeast Ohio open

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The 10 Ohio Historical Society landmarks that mark Ohio history in the northeast section of the state are open for the travel season.

National park exhibit comes to Canton

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The Smithsonian traveling exhibit at the McKinley Museum in Canton presents 43 large-format color panoramic photographs that capture the majesty of National Parks and monuments.

Ohio’s electric cooperatives break ground for western Ohio power plant

Thursday, June 7, 2001

A 510-megawatt facility will be owned by National Power Cooperative and will be built and operated by a division of American Electric Power, through an agreement with National Power Cooperative.

Baldwin pretrial hearing held to establish court dates

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Series of court dates are set between July 1 and July 27 in the case against Harlan Baldwin on charges of animal cruelty.

Armyworms invade pastures, cropland

Thursday, June 7, 2001

They have marched across Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky, but farmers in Ohio won’t see the armyworm larvae for another couple of weeks.

Salem farmers’ market set to open

Thursday, June 7, 2001

A Saturday morning, open air farmers’ market will open June 16 in the parking lot on the corner of East State Street and North Ellsworth Street

Dargate auction brings record bids

Thursday, June 7, 2001

World record price established for American artist Marion Greenwood at $27,025.

Horseman’s Council towpath ride big success

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Bill Baker of the Stark County Horseman’s Council thanks everyone who helped make the annual Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail ride a success.

USDA appoints Adams to head Ohio Farm Service Agency

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The assistant director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture has been named direction of the Farm Service Agency Ohio office.

Black River FFA honors its state, American degree winners

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Justina Morlock and Todd Denes were recognized as the outstanding FFA students during Black River FFA’s annual student recognition banquet.

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