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Minor breeds must make major strides

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy has listed Ayrshire, Guernsey and Milking Shorthorn dairy breeds on its watch list because they have shown a marked decline since 1970.

Butterflies free to fly: Study finds Bt corn safe for butterfly

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

A University of Illinois field test found a Bt corn variety had no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillars, but a lab test on a different event drew words of caution.

Intensive grazing, composting make Millers unique

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Knox County farmers Greg and Beverly Miller of Lone Pine Ranch, Howard, received the statewide Environmental Stewardship Award sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.

Taft addresses ag and the environment

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio Gov. Bob Taft responded to a set of questions concerning environmental issues and agriculture.

Ohio Senate approves Mumper’s livestock bill

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

The Ohio Senate approved legislation May 24 to transfer regulation of large livestock operations from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Ohio organic dairy market gaining

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Demand is strong for Bunker Hill’s organic cheese and Goshen Dairy is considering bottling organic fluid milk.

Redheaded goats find favor in Ohio

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Boer goats are meat goats native to South Africa, but they are also one of the hottest new farm animals in Ohio.

Ohio may be extinct as Corn Belt

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio’s land values and land use are shifting from the Midwest into the Northeast.

Ohio EPA gives Stoll Farms the green light

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to allow Stoll Farms Inc. to expand its Wayne County dairy farm.

Victorian house sought for village at depot museum

Thursday, November 2, 2000

The Jefferson Depot in Ashtabula County, Ohio, wants to add more buildings to restored historic village.

Reader says vote no on Ohio’s Issue 1

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Nationalizing land rights is socialism purchased with taxes, says one reader about Ohio’s statewide Issue 1.

Letters Policy

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Everything you need to know about writing letters to the editor of Farm and Dairy.

Sebring model railroad club to hold open house

Thursday, November 2, 2000

One of the largest model railroads in northeastern Ohio will be running this month during a special public open house.

Don’t let heavy hand of government hold back economic growth

Thursday, November 2, 2000

What is really the prime mover of today’s booming economy. One reader offers his view.

Some say Issue 1 crucial for Ohio farmland preservation

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Passage of Ohio’s statewide Issue 1 would breathe life into the state’s farmland program by providing local governments with matching funds to buy farmland development rights, says one land use expert.

Frescoes on paper exhibit in Wooster

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Claudia Bernardi, a native of Argentina and human rights activist, will present a lecture in Wooster Nov. 9.

President signs farm spending bill

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Even though he was highly critical of several key provisions, President Clinton signed a $78 billion bill to fund the USDA.

Reader says vote no on Ohio’s Issue 1

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Nationalizing land rights is socialism purchased with taxes, says one reader about Ohio’s statewide Issue 1.

Don’t let heavy hand of government hold back economic growth

Thursday, November 2, 2000

What is really the prime mover of today’s booming economy. One reader offers his view.

Tax laws allow farmers flexibility

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Tax laws allow farmers more flexibility in reporting government payments than they may think.

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