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Independence amends original application with FERC

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Independence Pipeline backers amended their original application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Ohio plans to seize assets of egg farm

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Just in case Buckeye Egg has hatched any plans to abandon its mega egg production facilities in Ohio, the Ohio attorney general’s office has asked the local court to seize the Ohio assets of both the company and its principal owner.

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.

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.

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.

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.

McClesters donate first ag easement to ODA

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Carroll County landowners Robert and Bernice McClester are the first landowners to donate an agricultural easement to the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), ensuring their farm will not be converted to a non agricultural use.

There’s something wild in Copley

Wednesday, October 18, 2000

There is something wild tucked away in a small Akron suburb: L&L Exotic Animal Farm Refuge and Rescue in Copley, Ohio.

Mahoning County sanctuary shelters unwanted exotics

Wednesday, October 18, 2000

Ellen and Doug Whitehouse, owners of Noah’s Lost Ark in Berlin Center, Ohio, began adopting unwanted or abused exotic animals about 10 years ago.

Carnival of Horrors gives nightmares to E. coli victims

Wednesday, October 18, 2000

Four new cases of E. coli O157:H7 were confirmed last week in Medina County.

Farming new fields of mushrooms in Wayne Co.

Wednesday, October 18, 2000

Mushrooms made it possible for Tom Wiandt of Burbank to get himself back down on the farm after spending a number of years working in Wooster as an engineer.

Independence pipeline foes are still fighting

Wednesday, October 18, 2000

Groups across Ohio and Pennsylvania opposing the proposed Independence natural gas pipeline, are still urging landowners not to sign right-of-way easements.

Penn State: Dairy farmers dependent on milk price supports

Wednesday, October 18, 2000

New Penn State report analyzes federal milk pricing legislation.

Ohio apples don’t fall too far from the tree

Thursday, October 12, 2000

Ohio apples are typically marketed close to home.

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