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Pork producer supports checkoff

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.

Politics, not producers, steering agriculture

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A reader stresses that agriculture is no longer a profession of farmers. It is a government institution fraught with bureaucrats, lobbyists and all the mud and muck of politics.

Dairy Channel: Setting the record straight: mad cow disease and foot-and-mouth disease

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Columbiana County agricultural extension agent Ernie Oelker takes the opportunity to provide further clarification about cattle diseases currently in the news.

Hazard A Guess: Week of March 29, 2001

Thursday, March 29, 2001

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

Read it Again: Week of March 29, 2001

Thursday, March 29, 2001

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

15, 16, Maids In The Kitchen

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Home Living columnist Laurie Mariatt Steeb writes about the problems and rewards of cooking with the kids.

Wayne Co. 4-H volunteers recognized

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Miss Ohio 2001 told advisers and other volunteers attending the 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet that 4-H taught her life skills and it gave her a career.

USDA removes sheep from Vermont farms

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The quarantined sheep, imported from Belgium and the Netherlands in 1996, were placed under certain federal restrictions when they entered the country. They will now be euthanized.

To Bt or not to Bt, that is the question

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Corn growers who pass up genetically modified hybrids to plant conventional varieties this spring may be better off in the long run.

The 1040 blues: Tax time brings out the procrastinators and evaders

Thursday, March 29, 2001

While procrastinating may cost many taxpayers who receive refunds, even many of those who owe tax upon filing fail to act “penny-wise” by doing just the opposite – not procrastinating.

Teaching children financial lessons

Thursday, March 29, 2001

In Dr. John Whitcomb’s Capitate Your Kids, a guide to teaching teens financial independence, he suggests parents make a contract with their kids – and keep it.

Sound off on pool raiding

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Write rather than call the Federal Order 33 market administrator.

Pork producer supports checkoff

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.

Politics, not producers, steering agriculture

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A reader stresses that agriculture is no longer a profession of farmers. It is a government institution fraught with bureaucrats, lobbyists and all the mud and muck of politics.

Planning important: Summer camp can be an adventure

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Separation is a part of growing up. Camp can be an opportunity to give a child independence in safe, structured surroundings with caring adults.

Olde Tyme Horse traders Fair offers chance for buying trading or selling

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The second annual Olde Tyme Horse Trader’s Fair will be held April 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Ohio Historical Society offers genealogy classes

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society offer a geneology workshop series focusing on discovering family history.

Ohio farmers seek federal action

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ohio Farmers Union members who met with Ohio Congress members to discuss the Farmers Union’s new legislative proposal.

New view of public education

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ohio State University President William E. Kirwan proposes a new education paradigm that views public education as one seamless system that begins with pre-school and continues through graduate school.

Movie plots abuse scientific facts

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Movies do not give a very realistic picture of how science is done or why says an assistant professor of biology at James Madison University who teaches a general science course, “Biology in the Movies.”

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