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Hartville farm gives easement to nature center

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Thomas and Margaret Raff Hague of Canton have donated the development rights from their 100-acre farm in Lake Township to The Wilderness Center in Wilmot, Ohio.

Chairman’s proposal turned down: Ag Committee OKs $5.5 billion aid

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Stenholm-Boehner substitute amendment squeaks by the House Agriculture Committee on a 24-23 vote.

Muskingum River navigation system named a civil engineering landmark

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources operates and maintains the river’s 150-year-old system of 10 hand-operated locks and dams – the oldest of its kind in the country.

Edible plastics for bales? Corn zein used to make wrapping films

Thursday, June 28, 2001

An Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.

Time to rethink agricultural policy

Thursday, June 28, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the fact that farmers have lost their empire and have not yet found their role.

Holstein Invitational winners released

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Grand champion female at the District II Open Invitational Holstein Show at Tiscarawas Cpimtu Fairgrounds was the 5-year-old, Shaland Integrity Mallory, sired by Robthom Integrity, and exhibited by Hycrest Farms, Floyd Casper and family, Carrollton, Ohio.

Portraits in Progress: Cutting family ties to move farm 300 miles

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The Stoltzfus family moved Pennwood Farm from Lancaster County to Somerset County, Pa., to gain the room it needed to expand and modernize the dairy.

Condolences to former editor’s family

Thursday, June 21, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell sends condolences from Farm and Dairy to former editor Tim Reeves and his wife Sue on the tragic death of their son, Ben Reeves.

We are short on common sense

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Reader disputes role of legislation and regulation in effective accidental injury reduction.

Standing tall: Plains Indians’ height shows good health

Thursday, June 21, 2001

A new study looking at height in equestrial Indian tribes of the Great Plains contradicts the modern image of American Indians as being sickly victims succumbing to European disease.

Portraits in Progress: Equine industry making strides in Ohio

Thursday, June 21, 2001

According to a 1997 study by the American Horse Council Foundation, Ohio ranked seventh in the nation for number of horses and economic benefits from the equine industry. In that year alone, the equine industry directly added $776 million to the state’s economy.

Columbiana County Ag Hall of Fame accepting nominees

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The Columbiana County Historical Association and the Columbiana County Agricultural Society are accepting nominations for the second class of inductees to the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Famous Tucker automobile makes a rare appearance

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Swigart Antique Auto Museum hosts 2001 Tucker Club of America’s annual convention.

Firestone Test Center inviting public to tour facility

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The only facility dedicated exclusively to the testing of farm tires – the Firestone Test Center in Columbiana – will hold a three-day open house July 17, 18 and 19.

Portraits in Progress: Lynd Fruit Farm, thinking outside the box to stay in the game

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Lynd Fruit Farm, located 20 minutes from Columbus, has redefined itself from a leader in wholesale apples to a diversified, consumer, retail operation.

Biosecurity precautions vary from fair to fair

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Fair and expo officials from the World Dairy Expo to the county fair level have been thinking about foot-and-mouth disease since the outbreak in Europe started in late February, but there isn’t any unified response.

There are bright spots in the grain horizon: Demand, nonfeed uses on rise

Thursday, June 21, 2001

With corn prices as low as they are, there is potential for a significant rise in price if this expected big crop doesn’t materialize. It would be wise to use any price rallies to finish marketing the old crop.

Fire devours grain mill in Damascus

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Damascus fire chief, John Bricker, said 11 departments and approximately 100 firefighters responded to the early morning fire June 17.

Unique Dutch Village Inn now open in Columbiana

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Some of Ohio’s finest craftsmen have been involved in producing furniture, moldings, railings and fireplaces for the Inn.

Each of the six wings of The Dutch Village Inn has its own theme: Shaker, primitive, colonial, mission, cottage or Victorian.

Century Village to host blacksmithing workshop

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The second annual Century Village Museum blacksmithing conference will be June 30 and July 1.

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