Archive for January, 2014

FCS plan offers more choices

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The president and chief executive officer for Farm Credit Services of Mid-America writes to refute an Alan Guebert column.

Dairy Channel: Financial opportunities available for family livestock and poultry farms

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Ernie Oelker, agricultural extension agent in Columbiana County, writes about loan and financial assistance programs for the family farm.

Hazard A Guess: Week of April 26, 2001

Thursday, April 26, 2001

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

Read it Again: Week of April 26, 2001.

Thursday, April 26, 2001

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

Mrs. Greenthumbs says:

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Home Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb takes some common sense advice on gardening.

In camera collecting Kodak is king.

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about some of the cameras of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when Kodak meant camera.

West Branch FFA recognizes its own

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Brad Baker, class of ’89, was the guest speaker at the West Branch FFA Awards Banquet April 19, which also recognized West Branch graduate and now ag education teacher Greg Sharp as its Honorary Chapter Farmer.

Washington State study proves organic apple orchards competitive

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The Washington State University study compared the economic and environmental sustainability of conventional, organic and integrated growing systems.

The stars came out for FFA banquet

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Western Reserve held its annual FFA banquet and awards ceremony March 30.

Still time to attend free-range poultry workshop

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Herman Beck-Chenoweth will conduct a hands-on course May 10-12 at his research farm in Creola.

Staying on Survivor Island in latest economic downturn rerun

Thursday, April 26, 2001

David Kohn, professor of farm management/ag economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, offers a few tips to assist in economic belt tightening.

Smithfield buys Moyer Packing

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Smithfield Foods board, saying says processing earnings have doubled, votes to increase shares in anticipation of a stock split.

Secondary insects can be primary pests

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Wireworm, white grub and seed corn maggot are known as secondary insects only because the total economic damage caused by them is low. In some cases, any one of those insects can become a field’s primary pest.

Scientists develop phosphorus index to control runoff

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The index can be used to predict the risk of phosphorus runoff from pastures fertilized with animal manure or commercial fertilizers

Pork producers may post 2001 profits

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Kansas State University James Mintert expects cash hog prices in the benchmark Iowa-southern Minnesota market this year to average in the low $40s per hundredweight.

Planting corn is a game of inches

Thursday, April 26, 2001

With planting season just around the corner, a few hours in the machine shed can save the disappointment of lost yields at harvest.

Outdoor Heritage re-enactors bring history back to life

Thursday, April 26, 2001

From the Lewis and Clark expedition to a Civil War military encampment, from Theodore Roosevelt to Frank Kehoe, an Irish coal miner, re-enactors will help Outdoor Heritage visitors catch a glimpse of the past.

Ohio’s new driver’s license program seems to be working

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Fewer 16- and 17-year-olds were involved in fatal crashes, and fewer were involved in crashes involving alcohol use.

New coin products roll into stores

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The United States Mint has joined a partnership with H.E. Harris & Co., an Atlanta-based company specializing in collectibles.

Look it up: Common auction terms you should know

Thursday, April 26, 2001

A glossary of real estate auction terms, most of which apply to all types of auctions.

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