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Sights, sounds, and smells of holidays in historic Avon

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Avon’s historic French Creek District will hold its 21st annual Candlelight Weekend beginning Dec. 1.

DFA sells New Bremen plant to Central Soya

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Dairy Farmers of America has sold its dairy processing operations in New Bremen, Ohio, to the Central Soya Company.

Republicans maintain slim control in Congress

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

They maintained it, but the Republican edge in both Senate and House is wafer thin.

Final count from Monroe County shows levies pass

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

A final tally of the Monroe County mill levy votes confirm that all three county levies have passed.

Beautiful but devastating

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Don’t deck your halls with oriental bittersweet this holiday season. It’s a vine that is actually a not-so-nice, non-native, invasive plant that is forcing out and replacing native plants in a large part of the United States.

New law mandates extremity lights on Ohio tractors

Monday, November 20, 2000

By October 2001, all multi-wheeled farm tractors in Ohio that travel on streets or highways at night must be equipped with amber lights on the back, marking the outer edges of the wheels.

Election means Congress needs to work together

Thursday, November 16, 2000

The close election underscores the need for a bipartisan approach to legislation in Congress.

Some USDA corn data ‘puzzling’

Thursday, November 16, 2000

Unless demand is greater than currently projected, there may not be much further upside left in the corn market until spring.

Scott Market offers wide array of items

Thursday, November 16, 2000

Thanksgiving marks the season opener of the Ohio Scott Antique Market that runs monthly November through June in Columbus.

Report: Ohio farmers can achieve success without using chemicals

Thursday, November 16, 2000

It is possible to use agricultural production systems that are not chemically-intensive, and to make a living doing it.

Time to buy: Clock brings $25,000 bid

Thursday, November 16, 2000

An eclectic mix of objects brought many interested buyers to Pittsburgh for Dargate Auction Galleries’ three-day sale in October.

Monroe County levies pass, but totals not final

Thursday, November 16, 2000

The levy to fund the Monroe County SWCD office passed by two votes… for now.

Pork program offered at Ohio State

Thursday, November 16, 2000

Go back to school: Pork 509 class will address production at the farm, packing-plant and retail levels.

Horse housing: Equine facilities are as diverse as owners’ needs

Thursday, November 16, 2000

Is there a single design plan you should follow when building a house for your horse? No.

Chemicals not needed in storing apples

Thursday, November 16, 2000

Researchers at Michigan State University have found a way to prevent apple scald without chemicals when storing apples.

A job fit only for an ag superhero

Thursday, November 16, 2000

What is the job description for the next U.S. secretary of agriculture? Superhero, explains Editor Susan Crowell in her column this week.

Wool producers get help from USDA

Thursday, November 16, 2000

U.S. wool producers are seeing possibly the lowest prices since 1971, at 34 to 38 cents a pound on a grease basis.

Township embroiled in struggle over zoning

Thursday, November 16, 2000

Land in Washington County, Pa., Canton Township, which had been zoned 65 percent agricultural and 35 percent residential, is now 15 percent agricultural and 85 percent residential.

Grants offered to Pa. dairymen

Thursday, November 16, 2000

Grants can help Pa. milk producers improve their bottom line with a better business plan.

Spirit of Christmas lights up museum open house

Thursday, November 16, 2000

The Wellsville Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas open house during the next four weekends.

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