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Beaver Co. ag preservation board accepting applications

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Beaver County Agricultural Land Preservation Board is accepting applications for potential ag conservation easements.

I will pray for him

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Another letter writer responds to one reader’s Christian bashing.

Should cows be kept in the corn field?

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Ohio State University it watching four rows of “standing” corn. They’re being tested as a potential alternative forage crop, to extend the grazing season for cattle through the winter months.

Learn new grazing techniques

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Eastern Ohio Grazing School will run Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8 and 10 at the Puskarich Public Library in Cadiz, Ohio.

I will pray for him

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Another letter writer responds to one reader’s Christian bashing.

Ohio counties eligible for emergency farm loans

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The USDA named 16 Ohio counties as eligible for Farm Service Agency emergency farm loans because of losses caused by extreme weather conditions that occurred last summer.

High winds deliver crushing blow

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Wind gusts early Dec. 12 leveled a two-story barn in Atwater, Portage County, owned by Harold and Chester Wise.

Buying used farm machinery is risky

Thursday, December 21, 2000

If you need machinery and have some dollars to spend, there may be some tax advantages to buying before the end of the year. But beware when buying used farm equipment – don’t buy based on a new coat of paint.

Olde Stark Antique Faire kicks off 2001

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The first Olde Stark Antique Faire of the new year will be held Jan. 6-7 at the Stark County Fairgrounds, Canton, Ohio.

Hog report a step in right direction

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The USDA’s new monthly hog reports will provide estimates of sow and gilt inventories, the number of sows and gilts farrowed, and the number of sows and gilts bred, in addition to monthly pig crop estimates.

Moravian lovefeast to be held Dec. 10 at Schoenbrunn

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Moravian lovefeast is a fellowship service that has been held in Moravian churches for nearly 250 years, originating in Germany in the 1740s.

Carols aren’t just for Christmastime

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The bulk of the carols have to do with nativity, so we tend to use them at Christmas time, but there are carols associated with harvest, Lent, Easter, Palm Sunday and the passing seasons.

Plenty of rest and hot fluids is best way to beat colds

Thursday, December 14, 2000

While there’s hope that something will be discovered to cure the cold, researchers haven’t found it yet.

Learn to deal with estate planning with new home course

Thursday, December 14, 2000

An Estate Planning Letter Study Course is available to start you on an estate plan. You can proceed at your own pace and in the comfort of your home.

November temperatures could predict cold, snowy winter

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Columbiana County’s longtime U.S. weather observer says, if November was any indication, get ready for a cold winter!

California Farm Equipment Show gets new name

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The world’s largest agriculture show will be Feb. 13-15.

Pork producer markets directly to Cleveland chef

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Central Ohio organic pork producer Ed Snavely is bypassing conventional marketing channels to market his niche product.

Pastor carves Christmas totem pole

Thursday, December 14, 2000

A 26-year effort in research, sketching and carving ended in the translation of the Christmas story into a 12-foot totem pole of yellow cedar.

What do successful Midwest dairies have in common?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

There is a wide disparity between the income of the most profitable and least profitable farms with 85 to 120 dairy cows.

The chill of good intentions

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Farm livestock and pets are not being treated inhumanely just because they’re outside, reminds Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell.

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