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Ag leaders plant seeds on Capital Hill

Thursday, March 15, 2001

The Ohio Farm Bureau made its annual trip to Washington to visit with Ohio Congressmen and talk about ag policy.

Howland Community Church has annual antiques show

Thursday, March 15, 2001

The 39th annual show and sale sponsored by the church will be March 23-24.

Ashland Dairy Unit honors top herds

Thursday, March 15, 2001

The Ashland County Dairy Service Unit held its annual meeting, and recognized Ayers Farm and GEM Hill Farm as top herds for 2000.

Farmers encouraged to use no-till to protect the soil for the future

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Don Reicosky, USDA-ARS soil scientist, and Carlos Crovetto, a Chilean no-till farmer, spoke at the Tri-State Conservation Tillage Conference, March 6 at West Middlesex, Pa.

Intricate handiwork is art of the display

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Stitchery Showcase of entries in counted thread, canvas, surface stitchery, multimedia and quilting on exhibit April 26-29 at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens.

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.

Keep an eye out for foot-and-mouth

Thursday, March 15, 2001

U.S. livestock producers need to be on the alert and take precautions to keep the disease at bay. It could happen here.

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.

Learn about organized crime

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Author Allan May will discuss organized crime at March 21 Warren library talk.

Voinovich targets EPA, energy policy

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Sen. George Voinovich said what the Ohio Farm Bureau leaders wanted to hear when he met with them in Washington. He left them pleased if not satisfied.

Mahoning River consortium seeking new members

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Martin L. Schmidt, director of environmental remediation for the Cleveland-based URS Corporation, will speak at the next meeting.

A mouse click away: FarmMarkets.com delivers quality farm products direct to the consumer

Thursday, March 8, 2001

A northeastern Ohio Web company is offering farm fresh goods direct to the consumer.

February had above-average temperature

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Believe it or not, February actually registered above-average temperatures – at least at Ed Copeland’s weather station in southern Columbiana County.

Beaver-Lawrence Holstein Club celebrates past, looks to future

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Beaver-Lawrence Holstein Club celebrated its 50th anniversary with a special historical timeline.

Follow route to freedom on the Underground Railroad

Thursday, March 8, 2001

“A Fugitive’s Path Escape on the Under Ground Railroad,” a new program at Hale Farm and Village, presents a first hand look at a runaway slave’s flight to freedom.

Hail to the first ladies

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Although they play a major role when their spouses are in the White House, First Ladies are often forgotten when the presidential term ends. A wife of an Ohio congressman is working to change that with the creation of the National First Ladies’ Library in Canton.

Humans to blame for shrinking African lake

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Because of unrelenting human demand for water, Africa’s Lake Chad, once one of the continent’s largest bodies of fresh water, has shriveled to a ghost of a great lake.

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.

Jean Rhodes receives statewide award

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Columbiana County volunteer Jean Rhodes recently received one of four Ohio Extension Agents Association Appreciation Awards presented statewide for 2000.

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.

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