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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.

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.

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.

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.

Slow-growing crops vulnerable to slugs

Thursday, June 7, 2001

It remains to be seen if the slowly developing crops can outgrow slug feeding this year.

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.

Pa. eliminates bottleneck for farmland preservation

Thursday, June 7, 2001

A new law amending the Agricultural Security Area Law allows counties to preserve tracts of farmland that extend into adjoining counties.

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.

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.

Homegrown herbs are healthier, but are a challenge to grow

Thursday, June 7, 2001

By growing your own you never have to worry about freshness. You can just harvest and use. The challenges are really clear when you work with farmers interested in diversifying into the herb market.

America’s pastime gets an old twist

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The Hoover Sweepers vintage baseball club will kick off its seventh season June 10 with a home game against the Ohio Village Muffins.

Reeves clothing displayed at Dover Victorian mansion

Thursday, June 7, 2001

In celebration of the centennial of the house, a special display of Reeves clothing will be featured this summer in the third-floor ballroom.

Lake’s water level down: More sandy space on Erie beaches

Thursday, June 7, 2001

There will be more space for beach activities on all the State Park beaches this summer.

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.

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.

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