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New stamp captures historic symbolism of White House

Thursday, November 16, 2000

The White House is honored in its bicentennial year as the official residence of the president on a new U.S. postage stamp.

Ohio State Grange elects new master

Thursday, November 16, 2000

An Ashtabula County man will lead the Ohio State Grange in the coming year.

Pork program offered at Ohio State

Thursday, November 16, 2000

Go back to school: Pork 509 class will address production at the farm, packing-plant and retail levels.

A job fit only for an ag superhero

Thursday, November 16, 2000

What is the job description for the next U.S. secretary of agriculture? Superhero, explains Editor Susan Crowell in her column this week.

Report: Ohio farmers can achieve success without using chemicals

Thursday, November 16, 2000

It is possible to use agricultural production systems that are not chemically-intensive, and to make a living doing it.

Monroe County levies pass, but totals not final

Thursday, November 16, 2000

The levy to fund the Monroe County SWCD office passed by two votes… for now.

Growers detail array of heifer methods

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Four producers outlined their operations during a panel discussion at the northeast regional meeting of the Professional Dairy Heifers Growers Association in Akron last week.

Heifer growers meeting elicits big interest

Thursday, November 9, 2000

More than 160 potential and current replacement heifer growers attended last week’s northeast regional conference.

Raising heifers on grass not all clover, but keeps the girls happy

Thursday, November 9, 2000

One Ohio Jersey milk producer found greener fields for his heifer raising management plan.

Rare supporters: Pa. families saving animals from extinction

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Two Washington County, Pa., farmers are doing their part to protect, preserve and promote rare and endangered animals.

Buckeye Trail FFA lends a hand to longhorns

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A Buckeye Trails High School vocational agriculture class and Dickinson Cattle Company of Barnesville teamed together to win a wheelbarrow full of awards at the 2000 annual International Texas Longhorn Association championship show.

DeFina fall auction brings hefty bids

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A recent DeFina auction featured items from the collections of the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Dinner in Jewett to celebrate General Custer’s birthday

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Ohioans in the small eastern village of Jewett will celebrate the birthday of Gen. George Custer in a special event.

Krause to make tillage tools for Caterpillar

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Caterpillar Agricultural Products Inc. will offer a line of tillage tools manufactured by Krause Corporation, Hutchinson, Kan., for use with track tractors.

Still waiting for answers to appear

Thursday, November 9, 2000

There are a lot of things that leave Editor Susan Crowell shaking her head this week.

Photo history collection open at Penn State

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A collection of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, ivorytypes, opaltypes, cyanotypes, daguerreotype cases and other historical photos is on display at Penn State University.

SWCD award honors Sanor family

Thursday, November 9, 2000

The Harold Sanor family of North Georgetown received this year’s Goodyear Conservation Farmer of the Year award from the Columbiana Soil and Water Conservation District.

Bees create a big buzz at Mapleton

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A bee hive project has gotten some students interested in ag science that teacher Dean Frank had never even seen before.

USDA adds $300 million bioenergy program

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Bioenergy producers who increase their purchases of corn, soybeans and other commodities to expand production of ethanol, biodiesel or other biofuels will be eligible for cash payments from the USDA.

Ag package includes direct payments and crop insurance reform

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Congress approves farm assistance package that includes crop insurance overhaul.

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