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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.

Rare supporters: Pa. families saving animals from extinction

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Two Washington County, Pa., farmers are doing their part to protect, preserve and promote rare and endangered animals.

Bees create a big buzz at Mapleton

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A bee hive project has gotten some students interested in ag science that teacher Dean Frank had never even seen before.

Krause to make tillage tools for Caterpillar

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Caterpillar Agricultural Products Inc. will offer a line of tillage tools manufactured by Krause Corporation, Hutchinson, Kan., for use with track tractors.

Photo history collection open at Penn State

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A collection of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, ivorytypes, opaltypes, cyanotypes, daguerreotype cases and other historical photos is on display at Penn State University.

Growers detail array of heifer methods

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Four producers outlined their operations during a panel discussion at the northeast regional meeting of the Professional Dairy Heifers Growers Association in Akron last week.

Still waiting for answers to appear

Thursday, November 9, 2000

There are a lot of things that leave Editor Susan Crowell shaking her head this week.

Dinner in Jewett to celebrate General Custer’s birthday

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Ohioans in the small eastern village of Jewett will celebrate the birthday of Gen. George Custer in a special event.

Buckeye Trail FFA lends a hand to longhorns

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A Buckeye Trails High School vocational agriculture class and Dickinson Cattle Company of Barnesville teamed together to win a wheelbarrow full of awards at the 2000 annual International Texas Longhorn Association championship show.

SWCD award honors Sanor family

Thursday, November 9, 2000

The Harold Sanor family of North Georgetown received this year’s Goodyear Conservation Farmer of the Year award from the Columbiana Soil and Water Conservation District.

Heifer growers meeting elicits big interest

Thursday, November 9, 2000

More than 160 potential and current replacement heifer growers attended last week’s northeast regional conference.

Raising heifers on grass not all clover, but keeps the girls happy

Thursday, November 9, 2000

One Ohio Jersey milk producer found greener fields for his heifer raising management plan.

DeFina fall auction brings hefty bids

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A recent DeFina auction featured items from the collections of the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Ag package includes direct payments and crop insurance reform

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Congress approves farm assistance package that includes crop insurance overhaul.

Waste not: Dairyman tackles problem head on

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Smart farm management decisions earned Knox County dairyman Tom Freer one of five Environmental Stewardship Awards presented statewide by the Ohio Livestock Council.

Select Sires gains power

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

The members of Select Sires and Sire Power have approved the merger of the two artificial insemination cooperatives.

USDA adds $300 million bioenergy program

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Bioenergy producers who increase their purchases of corn, soybeans and other commodities to expand production of ethanol, biodiesel or other biofuels will be eligible for cash payments from the USDA.

Opinion: It’s all in your perspective

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

In her weekly commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers that problems, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder.

Arrowhead has buffalo future in its cross hairs

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

A northeastern Ohio buffalo ranch is a world leader in buffalo genetics and DNA testing.

Dairymen tired of getting dumped on, organize strike on Independence Day

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Dairy farmers across the nation are organizing a dump of one day’s milk production, hoping to draw national attention to low milk prices.

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