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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.

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.

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.

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.

Butterflies free to fly: Study finds Bt corn safe for butterfly

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

A University of Illinois field test found a Bt corn variety had no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillars, but a lab test on a different event drew words of caution.

Intensive grazing, composting make Millers unique

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Knox County farmers Greg and Beverly Miller of Lone Pine Ranch, Howard, received the statewide Environmental Stewardship Award sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.

Ohio EPA gives Stoll Farms the green light

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to allow Stoll Farms Inc. to expand its Wayne County dairy farm.

Opinion: It’s all in your perspective

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

In her weekly commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers that problems, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder.

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