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Oil canvas yields top bid at Ewolfs auction

Thursday, October 26, 2000

The top lot of recent ewolfs sale was an Arthur Quartley oil on canvas, which sold for $16,560.

StarLink corn overshadowing talk of corn and bean yields this fall

Thursday, October 26, 2000

The focus of this fall’s conversations has been more about biotech corn than bushels per acre.

Keeping good time means regular oil changes, for your clock and your car

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Taking care of your timepiece investment takes time.

Livestock get a new lease on life

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Pa. farm helped rescue chickens trapped in Buckeye Egg facility after September tornado.

Region’s county fair sales total $4 million

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Farm and Dairy witnessed and recorded more than $4 million being raised in support of 4-H and FFA youth at 28 county fairs this summer in the tri-state region.

Conservancy adapts its approach toward saving the countryside

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

Novel community-based conservation approach takes the long view toward “changing tomorrow’s history.”

Great Lakes 2000: Symposium seeks to find single voice

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

More than 400 people interested in Great Lakes issues on the national, regional, state and local levels gathered recently in Toledo.

Great Lakes: EPA’s window on the world

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

Environmental quality has improved, but it still has some ways to go to meet the EPA standards that have been set.

Medina County’s farm preservation levy is defeated

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

The campaign for a purchase of development rights (PDR) program was defeated on Super Tuesday in Medina County.

DeWine defends Darby stance

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

DeWine is not backing down from his support of the controversial central Ohio Little Darby National Wildlife Refuge proposal, saying the region could become a “national jewel.”

Ag easement donations offer tax advantages

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

If an agricultural easement is granted in perpetuity as a charitable gift, income tax and federal estate tax advantages usually accrue.

James C. Baer, owner of Rogers Community Auction

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Well-known auctioneer Jim Baer died March 27 of an apparent heart attack.

Medina County in thick of PDR controversy

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

The future remains uncertain for a one-quarter percent sales tax earmarked for acquisition of agricultural and conservation easements for farmland preservation in Medina County.

Independence gets final approval from FERC for pipeline

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

After a three-year approval process, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved certificates July 12 for the Independence Pipeline Company.

More preservation efforts under way in Ohio

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Look for more legislation dealing with farmland preservation issues to be introduced this session.

Reps. Krebs, Logan renew farmland preservation efforts one bill at a time

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Ohio Reps. Gene Krebs and Sean Logan were unable to get a comprehensive preservation bill passed last year, but they’re back with seven separate bills that comprise the basics of a new comprehensive package.

EPA creates final TMDL rule, but opponents win 14-month delay

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

President signs bill barring TMDL implementation two days after EPA publishes final rule.

Proposed pipeline still up in the air

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Landowners across Ohio and Pennsylvania continue to voice objections to the construction of a 370-mile natural gas pipeline that could cross northern Ohio and northcentral Pennsylvania.

Ag district protection against nuisance law suits may be in jeopardy

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Ohio’s agricultural community is watching the developments of a case in Darke County Common Pleas Court that could affect the way farmers do business.

OEPA investigating yet another spill at egg farm

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Buckeye Egg Farm is being investigated by the Ohio Environmental Protection Service for yet another spill, this time of fuel oil.

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