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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.

Hog profit margins slim as supply expands

Thursday, November 30, 2000

USDA says more pork is on the way, and that means tighter margins for pork producers.

Republicans maintain slim control in Congress

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

They maintained it, but the Republican edge in both Senate and House is wafer thin.

Beautiful but devastating

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Don’t deck your halls with oriental bittersweet this holiday season. It’s a vine that is actually a not-so-nice, non-native, invasive plant that is forcing out and replacing native plants in a large part of the United States.

See the season’s hustle and bustle through a child’s eyes

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Is all the holiday season’s running around really fun for your children?

DFA sells New Bremen plant to Central Soya

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Dairy Farmers of America has sold its dairy processing operations in New Bremen, Ohio, to the Central Soya Company.

Sights, sounds, and smells of holidays in historic Avon

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Avon’s historic French Creek District will hold its 21st annual Candlelight Weekend beginning Dec. 1.

Final count from Monroe County shows levies pass

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

A final tally of the Monroe County mill levy votes confirm that all three county levies have passed.

Hoover Historical Center will host Christmas event

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Christmas trees, beginning with the period of the 1850s to the the latest fiberoptic-style Christmas tree, will be featured in the Hoover Historical Center’s holiday open house Dec. 3.

Junior Grange royalty begin reign

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Ohio State Grange junior royalty were crowned at the junior pageant during the 128th annual Ohio State Grange convention.

Laughter is indeed the best medicine

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Laughter, along with an active sense of humor, may help protect you against a heart attack. A new study by cardiologists at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore is the first to indicate that laughter may help prevent heart disease. The researchers found that people with heart disease were […]

Mount Pleasant Historical Society hosts holiday walk

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

The Mount Pleasant Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas Walk, Dec. 2-3.

No sales pitch at this Web site

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Surprise! An Internet gift site that doesn’t sell gifts!

Nitrogen trading moves into limelight

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Hold the carbon credit trading schemes. Now shoving its way into the climate change limelight is nitrogen trading, says Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell.

Ohioan conducting appraisal clinic in Massachusetts

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Antiques appraiser Jeffrey E. Whiteside will hold an appraisal at the Country Peddler Show in Sturbridge, Mass.

Livestock regulation bill moves to governor’s desk

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

After five tries, the Ohio measure to take firm control over large animal facilities is now on its way to Gov. Bob Taft.

Pa. Farm Bureau delegates push for contract legislation

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Pa. Farm Bureau members are seeking an Agricultural Fair Practices Act for farmers who operate under contract. Similar efforts are under way in several Midwestern states.

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