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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.

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.

Beaver Co. ag preservation board accepting applications

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Beaver County Agricultural Land Preservation Board is accepting applications for potential ag conservation easements.

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.

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.

What do successful Midwest dairies have in common?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

There is a wide disparity between the income of the most profitable and least profitable farms with 85 to 120 dairy cows.

November temperatures could predict cold, snowy winter

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Columbiana County’s longtime U.S. weather observer says, if November was any indication, get ready for a cold winter!

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