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Ohio counties eligible for emergency farm loans

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The USDA named 16 Ohio counties as eligible for Farm Service Agency emergency farm loans because of losses caused by extreme weather conditions that occurred last summer.

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.

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.

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.

Pioneer stops sale of six corn hybrids

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Pioneer is postponing sales of six Pioneer brand corn hybrids that contain a combination of the YieldGard gene and LibertyLink gene.

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.

Should cows be kept in the corn field?

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Ohio State University it watching four rows of “standing” corn. They’re being tested as a potential alternative forage crop, to extend the grazing season for cattle through the winter months.

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.

Travel the world through new exhibit in Cincinnati

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Passport to the World series at Cincinnati Museum Center travels around the world to bring you music, dance, food, stories and crafts in three special weekends.

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.

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.

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.

I will pray for him

Thursday, December 21, 2000

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

I will pray for him

Thursday, December 21, 2000

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

Learn new grazing techniques

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Eastern Ohio Grazing School will run Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8 and 10 at the Puskarich Public Library in Cadiz, Ohio.

Give yourself the gift of self-respect

Thursday, December 21, 2000

A TV ad for Kellogg’s Corn Flakes has one Ohio farm woman up in arms. Editor Susan Crowell explains why.

California Farm Equipment Show gets new name

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The world’s largest agriculture show will be Feb. 13-15.

ODNR honors conservationists’ efforts

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio Department of Natural Resources inducts two members into Hall of Fame.

Carols aren’t just for Christmastime

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The bulk of the carols have to do with nativity, so we tend to use them at Christmas time, but there are carols associated with harvest, Lent, Easter, Palm Sunday and the passing seasons.

Pastor carves Christmas totem pole

Thursday, December 14, 2000

A 26-year effort in research, sketching and carving ended in the translation of the Christmas story into a 12-foot totem pole of yellow cedar.

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