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Modern furniture estate attracts buyers

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Furniture – mostly from a contemporary collection – soared at Dargate Auction Galleries’ early December auction.

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.

Dairy and farming is not always the same

Thursday, December 14, 2000

If milk producers expect to survive in a climate of change, they should take a lesson from the potato industry.

Letter writer expressed bigotry of his own

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and that freedom includes the right to believe or to not believe.

Letter writer expressed bigotry of his own

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and that freedom includes the right to believe or to not believe.

Jackson’s Mill looking for ‘friends’ in high places

Thursday, December 14, 2000

In 1921, Jackson’s Mill in West Virginia became the nation’s first state 4-H camp. Now, the Friends of Jackson’s Mill are trying to drum up both time and money to support the facility.

Mail Pouch painter dies, but legacy lives

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio native Harley Warrick, who painted his way into history with “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” signs on barns, died Nov. 24 at age 76.

What was he thinking?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Reader responds to letter writer’s rant.

Top Dairies program finds out what puts dairies at the top

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Top Dairies is a national database that contains financial information on more than 1,000 dairy farms.

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