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USDA is trying to rid market of StarLink

Thursday, March 15, 2001

The USDA, through its Commodity Credit Corporation, will purchase $15 to $20 million of hybrid corn seed from small corn seed companies to ensure corn seed with the protein Cry9C is not planted this spring.

Not a Merestead without Murray Grays

Thursday, March 15, 2001

A farm is not a farm without cattle, or so John Beese thought when he went looking for a breed to bring home in the late 1980s.

Western Pa. Sheep Symposium: Producers can’t ignore scrapie risk

Thursday, March 15, 2001

William Shulaw, OSU Extension veterinarian, talked about the diagnosis and control of scrapie, the ovine form of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow disease.

Primed at the pump and ready to go: Ethanol production could explode

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Now is a window of real opportunity for the ethanol industry to take its place in the national energy mix, according to Eric Vaughn, president and chief operating officer of Renewable Fuels Association, the national trade association for the domestic ethanol industry, who spoke to Ohio Farm Bureau leaders visiting Washington.

Clean homes have sweeping effects

Thursday, March 15, 2001

A University of Michigan study shows that the cleanliness of the home children grow up in predicts their educational attainment and earnings more than 25 years later.

Herbicide-resistant weed found in Ohio

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Ohio State University greenhouse studies recently confirmed the resistance of one shattercane population to herbicides.

Honor the women in your family

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Celebrate Women’s History Month in March by finding your female ancestors.

Charlie Nash honored by Farmers Union

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Long-time Farmers Union supporter Charlie Nash of Ottawa, Ohio, has received the National Farmers Union Meritorious Service Award.

Ohio Young Farmers announces state winners

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Ohio Young Farmers recognized many state winners at its annual convention, Feb. 17-18.

Ohio irrigation trials show bugs still exist

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Here are the details of the three irrigation/wetland demonstration sites created in Ohio.

Researchers improve environment with innovative irrigation system

Thursday, March 8, 2001

New technology can improve Ohio farm drainage and irrigation while increasing crop production and protecting water quality.

What makes a relationship a healthy one?

Thursday, March 8, 2001

There are three clues couples can use to test the health of their relationship. Part four of our six-part series on relationships explains how.

Know the differences in crop insurance

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Growers have many new choices in the crop insurance market, but the clock is ticking on the insurance deadline.

Corn growers, watch for volunteer StarLink corn

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Corn growers are in a corner when it comes to finding a crop rotation to follow StarLink corn.

Farm sector has a lot riding on President Bush

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Farm Belt has a lot of political capital invested in the administration of President George W. Bush.

Don’t miss this antiques market

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The third annual Antiques Market will be April 28 at the Federated Family Life Center, 16349 Chillicothe Road (Route 306), Chagrin Falls.

Lowmillers win dairy production awards

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Milk producers in Columbiana and Mahoning counties received recognition for herd production in the last two years.

‘N’-formation, please: Answering the tough fertilizer questions this spring

Thursday, March 8, 2001

How much corn to plant this spring is going to be a tough decision for Ohio and Indiana farmers facing either shortages or extremely high prices for nitrogen fertilizers, a key input.

Lost ancient city is rediscovered in Cleveland art exhibit

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Some of the Roman Empire’s most significant archaeological and artistic remains, unearthed in the 1930s, are brought together again for the first time since their discovery in the major exhibition “Antioch: The Lost Ancient City,” on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art from March 25 through June 3.

Arm yourself with information to battle mad cow disease

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Americans can’t ignore the disaster created by mad cow disease in Europe. Extension Agent Jim Skeeles arms you with enough details so you can be informed about the potential risks.

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