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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.

Produce growers test high tunnels

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Low technology high tunnels are popping up in Pennsylvania. These single-car garage-size structures are covered with clear plastic sheeting.

Monsanto CEO pledges more biotech responsibility

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Monsanto will take greater strides in establishing biotech credibility, vows company CEO Hendrik A. Verfaillie.

Book pokes fun at that rusty iron

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Here’s the perfect gift for that antique tractor lover on your list.

Ohio ‘logical’ place for ethanol plant

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A feasibility study commissioned by the Ohio Corn Marketing Program concludes that Ohio should be producing ethanol.

Changing dairy industry needs to focus on biosecurity

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The expansion of individual dairy operations has made biosecurity a top priority of many producers.

Program mixes farms and computers

Thursday, November 30, 2000

An ag computer seminar will be offered at two locations this month in western Pennsylvania.

Don’t be left out!

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Farm and Dairy is updating its listings for the eighth edition of the Agri-Book, the only comprehensive directory of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and national agricultural associations and agencies.

Special holiday weekend set at Malabar Farm

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The former home of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Louis Bromfield will be host special holiday events this month.

Garst finds Cry9C protein in non-StarLink corn variety

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Limited quantities of a single, non-StarLink corn hybrid produced by Garst in 1998 appear to contain a small percentage of the Cry9C protein.

These trees and shrubs are really for the birds

Thursday, November 30, 2000

If you want to attract birds to the landscape, trees and shrubs that provide food during the winter months are extremely important.

Grammers earn Mahoning SWCD honor

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Bill and Debbie Grammer of North Benton received this year’s Goodyear Conservation Farmer of the Year award from the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District.

Tips for helping children of divorce during holidays

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Children of divorced parents often find the holidays the most trying time of the year. But parents can do much to alleviate the stress.

Harkin calls for StarLink compensation

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Sen. Tom Harkin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, is calling on the Clinton administration to make sure farmers aren’t left holding an expensive bag in the wake of the StarLink corn losses.

Without El Ni

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A six-month weather forecast now is about as reliable as the prediction on the Florida election, says Tony Lupo, University of Missouri climatologist.

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