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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.

Panama collection opens at Penn State Fayette campus

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The Charles H. Wall Panama/Latin America Collection includes more than 300 books, videos, CDs and hand-made artifacts pertaining to Panama and Latin America.

A thrill a minute: Golden age of amusement park lives on

Thursday, June 14, 2001

An Ashtabula County couple donated their amusement park collection to Penn State University Libraries.

American Electric Power dedicates Miners’ Memorial

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Miners’ Memorial Park honors the men and women who mined coal in southeastern Ohio.

Army Heritage Center being planned

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The facility will bring the Army’s story to life through state-of-the-art displays showcasing the Army’s contributions in peace and war and will provide a focal point for educational activities and academic research.

Penn State Erie has forest resource class for teachers

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The course will provide third through 12th grade teachers – and other educators – information and educational tools to teach a balanced environment and ecology curriculum related to Pennsylvania’s forests and wildlife.

Ohio State Fair entry deadlines approaching

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Completed entry forms for most areas of competition at the fair must be postmarked by June 20, with poultry and rabbits; agriculture, horticulture and floriculture; and horse show entries due in early July.

Moove over, Pepsi, now there’s something healthier

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The American Dairy Association and Dairy Council Mid East are testing milk vending machines in schools, factories and businesses in Ohio, some of it in glass-front milk vending machines.

Zoar celebrates June Dairy Month

Thursday, June 14, 2001

“Cows and Curds: Dairying in Zoar” on June 16 will feature a demonstration of the 19th century methods of making butter and cheese.

New book: Sustainability benefits rural communities

Thursday, June 14, 2001

“Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communities,” edited and co-authored by Cornelia Flora, Iowa State University rural sociologist, examines the effects of agricultural production on people and the environment.

Ohio’s Dairy Industry Forum brings major groups together

Thursday, June 14, 2001

An inovation organization formed to keep dairy alive and well in the Buckeye State brings together producers, processors, allied industries and retailers and distributors.

Appalachian herb gathering is June 23-24

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Rural Action’s Landowners Conference will be merged with United Plant Savers annual conference to create the Appalachian Herb Gathering.

Environmental seal of approval: Pa. certification process accredits livestock management practices

Thursday, June 14, 2001

PennAg Industries Association and a coalition of county conservation districts are turning the national on-farm assessment and environmental review program developed by America’s Clean Water Foundation into an environmental certification program.

Online silent auction next generation of livestock marketing

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The silent auction is a new concept in the old idea of selling off an entire herd, in this case by Internet, e-mail, and telephone.

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