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Ohio farmers seek federal action

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ohio Farmers Union members who met with Ohio Congress members to discuss the Farmers Union’s new legislative proposal.

Wayne Co. 4-H volunteers recognized

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Miss Ohio 2001 told advisers and other volunteers attending the 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet that 4-H taught her life skills and it gave her a career.

Elder care hurts work performance, adds stress

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Employees who are caregivers for elder dependents report lower work performance than those employees whose dependents are children, a new study has found.

Ohio Historical Society offers genealogy classes

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society offer a geneology workshop series focusing on discovering family history.

Politics, not producers, steering agriculture

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A reader stresses that agriculture is no longer a profession of farmers. It is a government institution fraught with bureaucrats, lobbyists and all the mud and muck of politics.

Exhibit features French paintings: The Triumph of French Painting: Masterpieces from Ingres to Matisse

Thursday, March 29, 2001

An exhibition of paintings drawn from the collections of the Walters Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art providing a comprehensive survey of painting in France during the 19th and early 20th centuries, opens at the Dayton Art Institute April 7.

Olde Tyme Horse traders Fair offers chance for buying trading or selling

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The second annual Olde Tyme Horse Trader’s Fair will be held April 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Pork producer supports checkoff

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.

Exhibit features the art of the frame

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The Frame in America: 1860-1960, an exhibition featuring more than 100 American frames, will be on view April 6 through May 20 at the Columbus Museum of Art.

51 Ohio counties are eligible for USDA Emergency farm loans

Friday, March 23, 2001

The designation of disaster county makes all qualified family-sized farm operators in both primary and contiguous counties eligible for low-interest EM loans from the Farm Service Agency.

Most hogs are sold via contracts

Thursday, March 22, 2001

More than half of the hogs sold in January were priced by a formula, according to a checkoff-funded research survey. Companies in the survey accounted for 86.9 percent of federally inspected slaughter during that time.

Western Pa. home to new wind farm

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The 15-megawatt Mill Run Wind Project to be built along more than a mile of ridge-top pastureland in Fayette County will create enough clean energy to power about 5,700 homes.

Producers with excess manure are listing it on Web

Thursday, March 22, 2001

A Michigan extension agent has joined with Michigan State University in an attempt to allow producers to broker manure on an MSU Web site.

NFU appears before ag committee

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The primary goal should be economic stability and opportunity, the National Farmers Union testifies.

Atlantique City show is biggest ever

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The antiques industry’s premier megafair. ‘Atlantique City,’ is set for March 24-25 in the Atlantic City Convention Center, and will again be larger than last year.

Ohio Spring Dairy Expo is March 29-31

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The Spring Dairy Expo at the Ohio Expo Center will feature an American Dairy Association & Dairy Council Mid East barbecue and the PDCA Judging Conference.

Bicentennial book project seeks 200 of Ohio’s finest women

Thursday, March 22, 2001

One of the projects the Ohio Bicentennial Commission is developing is a book that will be titled “200 Years, 200 Women: Ohio’s First and Finest.”

Outdoor burning: Know the law and heed the rules

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Ohio regulations for burning debris outdoors differ between suburban and rural areas

Celebrate legacies of Ohio women

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Whether they encouraged a famous pair of brothers to take flight or boldly challenged slavery, Ohio women have many stories waiting to be discovered.

Pork producers in 17 states can join lawsuits filed against vitamin makers

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Lawsuits have been filed against certain manufacturers of vitamins, alleging a long-running international conspiracy to fix, raise and maintain inflated prices of certain bulk vitamins and vitamin products.

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