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High winds deliver crushing blow

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Wind gusts early Dec. 12 leveled a two-story barn in Atwater, Portage County, owned by Harold and Chester Wise.

Buying used farm machinery is risky

Thursday, December 21, 2000

If you need machinery and have some dollars to spend, there may be some tax advantages to buying before the end of the year. But beware when buying used farm equipment – don’t buy based on a new coat of paint.

I will pray for him

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Another letter writer responds to one reader’s Christian bashing.

Hog report a step in right direction

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The USDA’s new monthly hog reports will provide estimates of sow and gilt inventories, the number of sows and gilts farrowed, and the number of sows and gilts bred, in addition to monthly pig crop estimates.

Olde Stark Antique Faire kicks off 2001

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The first Olde Stark Antique Faire of the new year will be held Jan. 6-7 at the Stark County Fairgrounds, Canton, Ohio.

Oak bookcase draws top bid

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The day was cold, but the bidding was hot at the Bernice Smith estate auction Dec. 9.

Book covers conservation easements

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The American Farm Bureau Federation has produced an authoritative guide for landowners considering the sale of conservation easements on their land.

Gov. Taft signs bill to toughen livestock environmental regs

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The new law transfers the livestock waste permitting program from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Modern furniture estate attracts buyers

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Furniture – mostly from a contemporary collection – soared at Dargate Auction Galleries’ early December auction.

Your rural motif ornament may be worth $100 prize

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is running a special contest for the best handmade holiday ornament.

Christian farm group is on a mission

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Fellowship of Christian Farmers invites farmers for short-term work mission opportunities in 2001 to Mexico, Albania, India and Romania.

Discover a whole new world at speaker series

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Spend your Friday evenings this winter with an intriguing lineup of speakers from around the country in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s speaker series.

The chill of good intentions

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Farm livestock and pets are not being treated inhumanely just because they’re outside, reminds Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell.

Holiday can help teach kids about saving money

Thursday, December 14, 2000

STILLWATER, Okla. – This is the time of year when parents and grandparents may be wondering what popular new toys they should buy for their children and grandchildren. This is also a good time of year to begin teaching young children about money management. “Often children grow up with very little knowledge about the value […]

Electoral college a barrier to democracy

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The emergence of partisan politics has corrupted the electoral college by exacting advance pledges from the electors.

Kwanzaa founder to start events in Pittsburgh

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of the Kwanzaa holiday, will kick off the Pittsburgh area Kwanzaa celebration at a special lecture Dec. 26 at 7 p.m. in Carnegie Music Hall.

Mail Pouch painter dies, but legacy lives

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio native Harley Warrick, who painted his way into history with “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” signs on barns, died Nov. 24 at age 76.

Jackson’s Mill looking for ‘friends’ in high places

Thursday, December 14, 2000

In 1921, Jackson’s Mill in West Virginia became the nation’s first state 4-H camp. Now, the Friends of Jackson’s Mill are trying to drum up both time and money to support the facility.

Top Dairies program finds out what puts dairies at the top

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Top Dairies is a national database that contains financial information on more than 1,000 dairy farms.

Cold weather means ice skating at Mill Creek Park

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Skating lessons at Mill Creek MetroParks’ outdoor ice rink start Jan. 6.

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