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Ohio Forage conference aims high

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Ed Ballard, animal systems educator from the University of Illinois, and a host of diverse Ohio producers will speak at Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council annual conference March 2.

Boehner, Lugar think bill would fix farm bill

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A new bill has been introduced to complete the unfinished business of the 1996 farm program.

Ohio Pork Congress recognizes standout industry contributions

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Producer awards presented at the 2001 Ohio Pork Congress Feb. 8-9.

Canton antique show is March 10-11

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Antique consultants Gus Knapp and Nancy Kalin and 35 dealers will be at the Antiques in Canton Show and Sale sponsored by the Museum Guild of the Canton Museum of Art.

Parents and teens: Can they get along?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Communication between parents and teens presents challenges for both. “Your goal as a parent should be to love and communicate,” said an adolescence-development specialist.

Apple varieties: What works in today’s markets

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Apple growers talk about what’s hot and what’s not in their markets at the Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Conference and Ohio Roadside Marketing Conference.

Pa. leads the way in farm preservation

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Gov. Ridge proposes $140 million to implement the third year of the “Growing Greener” program in Pennsylvania.

Ellerman: This is a good time to get into direct marketing

Thursday, February 15, 2001

OSU’s new direct marketing specialist said the potential for direct marketing opportunities is huge for Ohio’s farmers.

UPI takes over sales facilities in wider area

Thursday, February 15, 2001

United Producers and Southern States Cooperative announce an agreement for UPI to lease and operate livestock facilities owned by Southern States.

Lynd, Buurma honored; growers create scholarships to thank OSU professors

Thursday, February 15, 2001

The Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers and Ohio Roadside Marketing held an awards breakfast at their combined conference Feb. 8 in Toledo.

Nuisance wheat turns into golden opportunity

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Kiss of Nabisco transforms nuisance wheat variety into a premium identity-preserved grain.

Clock carried historical twist: Dargate bidders eager for furniture

Thursday, February 15, 2001

A clock made by Jacob Blumer of the family famous for hiding the Liberty Bell during the Revolutionary War sold for $4,950.

G. Edwin Johnson, ag broadcast pioneer, dies

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ed Johnson, who pioneered ag broadcasts across Ohio, died at his home Feb. 12, 2001.

Get tips on how to meet new people

Thursday, February 15, 2001

This six-part series on dating covers topics from meeting new people to strategies for a successful marriage.

Greenhouse workshop includes one-day tour

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association holds alternatives in agriculture workshop on specialty greenhouse production.

Judge rules Vermont flocks must be killed

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Sheep seized in July 2000 after the USDA found transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) disease will now be destroyed.

Can we calm the classroom chaos

Thursday, February 15, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on columnist George F. Will’s assessment of the dismal world of K-12 public education

Museum of Ceramics to hold annual spring lecture series

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Series will feature the museum’s collection in storage which has been closed to the public for over 20 years.

Alternative agriculture: Harvesting profits from cut flowers

Thursday, February 15, 2001

John Waymire, whose Little Miami Flower Co. has annual cut flower sales of close to a million stems on the wholesale market, will speak at the OEFFA workshop.

New book reveals Ohio’s history

Thursday, February 15, 2001

The Documentary Heritage of Ohio has been published by the Ohio University Press.

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