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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.

What was he thinking?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Reader responds to letter writer’s rant.

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.

Holiday can help teach kids about saving money

Thursday, December 14, 2000

STILLWATER, Okla. – This is the time of year when parents and grandparents may be wondering what popular new toys they should buy for their children and grandchildren. This is also a good time of year to begin teaching young children about money management. “Often children grow up with very little knowledge about the value […]

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.

Christmas customs recaptured for Loghurst

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The oldest log house in northeast Ohio is decked out for the holidays.

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.

Find the Christmas spirit at Reeves Victorian Home

Thursday, December 7, 2000

DOVER, Ohio – The J.E. Reeves Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum, located at 325 East Iron Avenue in Dover, is decorated for Christmas and open for tours through Dec. 22 from 12-8 p.m. daily. Each of the 17 rooms of the mansion are adorned with new decorations. All tours are guided and begin in […]

Pasture experts to share information in Pa.

Thursday, December 7, 2000

A series of grazing conferences are planned in late winter in Pennsylvania.

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.

Sales of diazinon phased out by 2004

Thursday, December 7, 2000

One manufacturer of the insecticide diazinon plans to shut down its production.

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.

Don’t sign contracts regarding crop genetic content

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Farmers should use extreme caution before signing any contracts regarding the genetic content of crop varieties or hybrids.

Keep politics out of church and vice versa

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Americans must break from our chronic apathy and complacency so we can confront the carnal chaos surrounding the recent attempt to elect a president of the United States.

Historical patterns could be a good predictor of soybean and corn prices

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Based on history, the odds of a cash corn price above $3 are about 18 percent.

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.

Keep politics out of church and vice versa

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Americans must break from our chronic apathy and complacency so we can confront the carnal chaos surrounding the recent attempt to elect a president of the United States.

Pa. museum commission offers summer internships

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is offering paid internships for undergraduate and graduate students during summer 2001.

OFB taking new steps to shape debate

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Ohio Farm Bureau kicked off three initiatives designed to respond to the changes taking place within agriculture.

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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