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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.

Coalition pushes for contract protection

Thursday, October 12, 2000

A coalition of state attorneys general last month proposed model legislation, the Producer Protection Act, addressing contract production issues in agriculture.

Miniatures reflect U-turn in cattle

Thursday, October 12, 2000

Retired Ohio cattleman gets back into beef business — in a small, yet big, way.

Ohio apples don’t fall too far from the tree

Thursday, October 12, 2000

Ohio apples are typically marketed close to home.

West Nile virus in Pa.

Thursday, October 12, 2000

Horse near Harrisburg put down; West Nile virus infection confirmed after tests.

Leetonia man breaks world pumpkin record

Thursday, October 12, 2000

David Stelts of Columbiana County, Ohio, broke the world and state records with his 1,140-pound pumpkin during the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth weigh-off.

Senate probes USDA waste, fraud

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Panel questions USDA ag funds used for murals, empty lots and a $97 million vehicle.

USDA farm payments hit new record

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Will agriculture have enough equity with the general public to gain a favorable 2002 farm bill? In this week’s opinion, Editor Susan Crowell isn’t sure.

Ohio Holstein tops All-American

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

An Ohio-owned Holstein was named supreme champion of the All-American Dairy Show, Sept. 24-28 at the Pa. Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pa.

USDA expands storage loan program

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

USDA has expanded the farm storage facility loan program, which offers low-interest loans to farmers building on-farm storage facilities.

Ohio to host heifer growers meeting

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Optional tour part of two-day Professional Heifer Growers Association program in Akron Nov. 1-2.

Aventis will purchase this year’s crop of Starlink corn

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

At the urging of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency, Aventis will purchase this year’s crop of Starlink corn.

Many ideas presented at annual Country Living Field Day

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

A record crowd took advantage of a sunny fall day to attend the Country Living Field Day in Carroll County, Ohio.

Water at Medina Co. Fair probable source of E. coli outbreak

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Fingers are once again pointing to the Medina County Fair as the source of an E. coli outbreak in northeast Ohio this summer.

USGS scientists warn West Nile virus is on the move

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed West Nile Virus is on the move and is likely to head south.

Welcome to

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

The forerunner to today’s Farm and Dairy began in 1914. Over the eighty-five plus years that Farm and Dairy has been reaching out to the agri-community of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia much has changed. The advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web has enhanced the informational services that we provide to both […]

Smashing pumpkin!

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Todd Skinner of Barnesville, Ohio, broke the state pumpkin record with his pumpkin weighing in at 1,109 pounds

Tornado hits Xenia… again

Thursday, October 5, 2000

An F-4 tornado struck southwestern Ohio Sept. 20, revisiting the Greene County town of Xenia leveled by a tornado in 1974.


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