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Hazard A Guess – Week of Dec. 28, 2000

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Read It Again – Week of Dec. 28, 2000

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

American pottery comes of age in 1876

Thursday, December 28, 2000

After the 1876 Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia American artisans began to develop true American styles, especially in art forms. Greater progress was evident after 1876 than in the two centuries prior.

USDA confirms dairy market loss payments

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Recently approved Dairy Market Loss Assistance Payments will be made starting this week.

Tractor certification course offered in Medina County

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Medina County 4-H will present a six-class tractor certification course Jan. 13 through Feb. 17for those 14-16 who will be operating a tractor over 20-horse power.

Pork checkoff ballots reviewed

Thursday, December 28, 2000

USDA announced last week that 2,000 pork checkoff referendum ballots initially declared invalid will be reviewed again at the county level to determine whether they can be counted.

Heat with propane or shelled corn?

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Dennis Buffington, professor of agricultural at Penn State, studies when to consider heating by burning corn.

Funding available to eligible Pa. farmers

Thursday, December 28, 2000

The Pennsylvania Nutrient Management Plan Grant Implementation Program is accepting applications until Dec. 29.

From papyri pages to the King James

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Bible texts from the 1st century through the Kings James version of 1611 showcase some of the milestones of its earliest history on exhibit at the University of Michigan.

Final organic product standards released

Thursday, December 28, 2000

After months of work and 300,000 public comments, USDA has released national standards for organically grown products.

Biography series features those over 100 years old

Thursday, December 28, 2000

New PBS series is holding a casting call of centernarians to have their stories told on The Living Century, a new series that premiered in December.

Arts center to host comic book exhibit

Thursday, December 28, 2000

The Ashtabula Arts Center will host an exhibit of original comic book art by acclaimed artist P. Craig Russell. from Jan. 5 through Feb. 28.

Ann Veneman first woman secretary of agriculture

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Former deputy secretary of USDA from 1991 to 1993, Ann Veneman, has been appointed by President-elect George W. Bush as the nation’s 27th secretary of agriculture.

86 Square a next step in science of genetics

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Texas A&M University has successfully cloned an exact copy of Bull 86, a pregenitor found resistant to most cattle disease.

Cuyahoga Valley farms resurrected

Thursday, December 28, 2000

The Cuyahoga National Park is re-establishing farming where it was being pursued before the park was created 25 years ago. Proposals for sustainable farming operations are being accepted.

A new year’s wish: Common ground

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Editor Susan Crowell talks about when we use the same word, “family farming.”we do not all mean the same thing and about common ground.

I will pray for him

Thursday, December 21, 2000

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

Dairy Channel: A dairyman’s Christmas poem

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Extension dairy specialist Dianne Shoemaker pens a short ode to the season – as seen from the barn.

Hazard A Guess – Week of Dec. 21, 2000

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Read It Again – Week of Dec. 21, 2000

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Each week, Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

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