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USDA makes modest changes in dairy pricing system to raise farmer income

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The USDA’s recently announced modifications in the pricing formulas in the Federal Milk Marketing Order system should result in a modest increase in dairy farmer prices.

Pork producer markets directly to Cleveland chef

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Central Ohio organic pork producer Ed Snavely is bypassing conventional marketing channels to market his niche product.

Kwanzaa founder to start events in Pittsburgh

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of the Kwanzaa holiday, will kick off the Pittsburgh area Kwanzaa celebration at a special lecture Dec. 26 at 7 p.m. in Carnegie Music Hall.

What was he thinking?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Reader responds to letter writer’s rant.

The chill of good intentions

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Farm livestock and pets are not being treated inhumanely just because they’re outside, reminds Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell.

Learn to deal with estate planning with new home course

Thursday, December 14, 2000

An Estate Planning Letter Study Course is available to start you on an estate plan. You can proceed at your own pace and in the comfort of your home.

Whatever happened to that progressive Ohio dairy group?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The hoped-for voice that would represent all Ohio dairy farmers has been largely silent for the past year, but the Progressive Dairy Producers of Ohio is back in action.

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.

Pa. museum commission offers summer internships

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is offering paid internships for undergraduate and graduate students during summer 2001.

Pasture experts to share information in Pa.

Thursday, December 7, 2000

A series of grazing conferences are planned in late winter in Pennsylvania.

McClure unseats OFB president in state leadership shake-up

Thursday, December 7, 2000

An unprecedented leadership challenge at the Ohio Farm Bureau resulted in the seating of a new president.

Sales of diazinon phased out by 2004

Thursday, December 7, 2000

One manufacturer of the insecticide diazinon plans to shut down its production.

Learning low-tech production production

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The All-Ohio Growers Roundtables, a series of three, one-day roundtable discussions on fruit and vegetable production and on growing for the produce auctions, will be held on three Wednesdays in January and February in northcentral Ohio.

Soybean market goes crazy over ‘mad cow’ news

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Europe’s regulatory reaction to control “mad cow” disease could benefit U.S. soybean growers.

Akron Antique Market will open December 9

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Akron Antique Market will be held Dec. 9-10 at the Summit County Fairgrounds.

West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Story of state’s heritage told in design

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Handmade bed quilts are windows into the past. A newly published book profiles West Virginia quilts and quiltmakers.

Christmas customs recaptured for Loghurst

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The oldest log house in northeast Ohio is decked out for the holidays.

Keep politics out of church and vice versa

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Americans must break from our chronic apathy and complacency so we can confront the carnal chaos surrounding the recent attempt to elect a president of the United States.

Don’t sign contracts regarding crop genetic content

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Farmers should use extreme caution before signing any contracts regarding the genetic content of crop varieties or hybrids.

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