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Mahoning SWCD to sponsor amateur photography contest

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Mahoning County photographers are encouraged to capture the essence of soil and water on film.

Soybean seed better in 2001

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Seed quality for this year’s soybean crop is considerably better than last. Supplies are going to be tight.

Are your alfalfa stands good enough?

Thursday, April 19, 2001

There are several easy guidelines growers can use when evaluating whether to keep a stand.

More manure on the Web

Thursday, April 19, 2001

New Purdue Web site hopes to link manure buyers with sellers.

Studying baseball’s offensive surge

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln historians report on factors contributing to “Baseball’s Great Hitting Barrage of the 1990s.”

Art Nouveau Style advertisement tops ewolf’s April auction

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Alphonse Maria Mucha’s “Papier a Cigarettes Job” was estimated at $500 to $1,000. The 1898 poster sold for $2,357.

National Highland convention in Pa.

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The American Highland Cattle Association will hold its 50th annual National Convention May 3-6 in Harrisburg.

Wildlife council approves hunting, trapping seasons

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The Ohio Wildlife Council has approved deer regulations for 2001, and established fall hunting and trapping seasons. The most notable change involves the reduction in standard antler length.

Economist: USDA crop report is same old story

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Producers holding out hope for higher corn and soybean prices may find no optimism in world crop report.

Ohio Watercolor Society presents watermedia exhibit

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The National Watermedia Exhibition 2001, features the work of over 80 artists will open at the Canton Museum of Art April 27

Spring plowing at Roger Shira’s place

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The Central Ohio Draft Horse Association was out in force over the first full weekend in April at Roger Shira’s farm on Cassell Road, south of Fredericktown.

Family-A-Fair comes to Kent-Ashtabula

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The schedule of events for the May 5 extension fair will includes Ashtabula County’s own version of Family Feud.

OSU poultry team earns honors

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Four members of the 2001 OSU Poultry Judging Team won eight top 10 team and individual honors at the 54th annual Southern Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest in Baton Rouge, La.

Wayne County dairy producers lauded

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Spring Run Farm is the county’s top Ayrshire herd and is also the fifth-ranked Ayrshire herd in Ohio.

Farmer shares dairy mission statement

Thursday, April 19, 2001

James Comp of Dorset explains the guidelines under which he operates his dairy farm.

Penn State imposes biosecurity policy

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Visits to university dairy, beef, swine, sheep, deer and equine facilities will be by appointment only.

Farmer shares dairy mission statement

Thursday, April 19, 2001

James Comp of Dorset explains the guidelines under which he operates his dairy farm.

First 72 hours critical for calves

Thursday, April 19, 2001

It is easy in all the excitement and rush of calving season to overlook some basic management procedures that affect the calf for the rest of his life.

Pork expo canceled; dairy expo will go on

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The National Pork Producers Council has canceled the 2001 World Pork Expo to prevent potential risks of foot-and-mouth disease.

Time to let Lady Justice do her job

Thursday, April 19, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments about current news that has shaken the agricultural community.

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