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Think before buying an Easter bunny

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The majority of the baby bunnies, chicks and ducks who are given as Easter gifts may only survive the first few weeks after the holiday. The Ameican Humane Society provides a few points to ponder.

Pool raiders want it stopped at home

Thursday, April 5, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments on the ironic twist of California producers’ milk being pooled in the Upper Midwest federal order.

Mapleton FFA wins state competition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Mapleton tractor trouble shooting team won the state competition at Northwestern College.

Baldwin faces animal cruelty charges

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Harlan Baldwin of rural Ashtabula was charged March 30 with 49 counts of animal cruelty. The charges stem from a March 23 investigation by the Ashtabula County Humane Society of a barn Baldwin rented on a Sheffield Township farm.

Easter sunrise service held in Moravian tradition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

An Easter sunrise service at the Schoenbrunn Village State Memorial at New Philadelphia, Ohio, will be patterned after the Moravian custom of gathering around the congregation cemetary at dawn on Easter.

Exports are important, but they can’t solve current farm problem

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Guest commentary by Willard Cochrane, chief agricultural economist to President John F. Kennedy and professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota, discusses the economics of farm exports.

Tidy not just a drop in the bucket

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A very special dairy cow in a small frame, Tidy has two 305-day records with over 30,000 pounds of milk, including her 12-6 record of 34,530 pounds of milk, 1,123 pounds of fat and 990 pounds of protein. During that lactation, she racked up her best 365-day record with 40,000 pounds of milk, 1,283 pounds of fat and 1,154 pounds of protein.

Library of Congress mines collection for new World Treasures exhibition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A permanent rotating exhibition that draws on the Library’s foreign collections to explore a series of universal themes will open June 7 in the Jefferson Building.

Dargate broadcasts live sale on ‘Net

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Dargate Auction Galleries made history March 17 as one of the first auction houses to broadcast a live sale over the Internet, and netting the highest winning Internet bid ever recorded by iCollector.

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.

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.

Sound off on pool raiding

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Write rather than call the Federal Order 33 market administrator.

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.

Monty Roberts demonstration to benefit Pegasus Farm

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Roberts, renowned horse gentler and author of The Man Who Listens to Horses, will be in Canton, Ohio, April 21, to demonstrate his nonviolent methods.

Antique tool price guide issues new edition

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A third edition of A Price Guide to Antique Tools has been expanded to factor in prices realized from tool sales on the Internet.

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.

Farmers need stronger safety net

Thursday, March 29, 2001

House Agriculture Committee members have recommended that the House Budget Committee permanently increase the budget allocation for agriculture.

Moo-ve over Coke

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The new drink, e-Moo, developed by Cornell University food scientists could put the fizz back into a flat fluid milk market.

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.

To Bt or not to Bt, that is the question

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Corn growers who pass up genetically modified hybrids to plant conventional varieties this spring may be better off in the long run.

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