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Grammers earn Mahoning SWCD honor

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Bill and Debbie Grammer of North Benton received this year’s Goodyear Conservation Farmer of the Year award from the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District.

Tips for helping children of divorce during holidays

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Children of divorced parents often find the holidays the most trying time of the year. But parents can do much to alleviate the stress.

Harkin calls for StarLink compensation

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Sen. Tom Harkin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, is calling on the Clinton administration to make sure farmers aren’t left holding an expensive bag in the wake of the StarLink corn losses.

Without El Ni

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A six-month weather forecast now is about as reliable as the prediction on the Florida election, says Tony Lupo, University of Missouri climatologist.

Hog profit margins slim as supply expands

Thursday, November 30, 2000

USDA says more pork is on the way, and that means tighter margins for pork producers.

Idora Park display comes to Salem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Idora Park Museum Committee is preserving the memory of Idora Park, now defunct, in Youngstown, Ohio, through traveling displays.

Internet helps find roots of family trees

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Internet has transformed the time-consuming effort of researching genealogy into a speedy search.

Kent planetarium to explore Star of Bethlehem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The nighttime sky as seen from the Holy Land in the year 6 B.C. will be recreated when the Kent State University Planetarium holds its annual Star of Bethlehem show.

Produce growers test high tunnels

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Low technology high tunnels are popping up in Pennsylvania. These single-car garage-size structures are covered with clear plastic sheeting.

Monsanto CEO pledges more biotech responsibility

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Monsanto will take greater strides in establishing biotech credibility, vows company CEO Hendrik A. Verfaillie.

Book pokes fun at that rusty iron

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Here’s the perfect gift for that antique tractor lover on your list.

Ohio ‘logical’ place for ethanol plant

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A feasibility study commissioned by the Ohio Corn Marketing Program concludes that Ohio should be producing ethanol.

Changing dairy industry needs to focus on biosecurity

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The expansion of individual dairy operations has made biosecurity a top priority of many producers.

Program mixes farms and computers

Thursday, November 30, 2000

An ag computer seminar will be offered at two locations this month in western Pennsylvania.

Don’t be left out!

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Farm and Dairy is updating its listings for the eighth edition of the Agri-Book, the only comprehensive directory of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and national agricultural associations and agencies.

Special holiday weekend set at Malabar Farm

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The former home of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Louis Bromfield will be host special holiday events this month.

Garst finds Cry9C protein in non-StarLink corn variety

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Limited quantities of a single, non-StarLink corn hybrid produced by Garst in 1998 appear to contain a small percentage of the Cry9C protein.

These trees and shrubs are really for the birds

Thursday, November 30, 2000

If you want to attract birds to the landscape, trees and shrubs that provide food during the winter months are extremely important.

Nitrogen trading moves into limelight

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Hold the carbon credit trading schemes. Now shoving its way into the climate change limelight is nitrogen trading, says Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell.

Ohioan conducting appraisal clinic in Massachusetts

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Antiques appraiser Jeffrey E. Whiteside will hold an appraisal at the Country Peddler Show in Sturbridge, Mass.

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