Archive for September, 2013

Government intervention gets failing grade

Thursday, July 26, 2001

A reader comments on the Bush education policy that threatens new orgies of spending, legislating, centralizing, and reforming.

Dairy Excel: Ohio inches forward on PDR plan

Thursday, July 26, 2001

James Skeeles, OSU Extension ag agent in Lorain County, writes about how a Farmland Preservation purchase program might operate.

Hazard A Guess: Week of July 26, 2001

Thursday, July 26, 2001

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

Read it Again: Week of July 26, 2001

Thursday, July 26, 2001

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

Wish for fish

Thursday, July 26, 2001

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about her daughter’s first taste of independence and her own taste for fish.

History of Victorian furniture

Thursday, July 26, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about what happened to the chair between in the first half of the 19th century.

State-of-the-art technology can clean wastewater from swine production

Thursday, July 26, 2001

Japanese state-of-the-art technology for treating municipal wastewater has been adapted to replace lagoons on a hog farm.

Soybean aphids attacking fields

Thursday, July 26, 2001

Growers should scout fields to check for soybean aphids, a new pest attacking the Midwest.

Should the penny be discontinued?

Thursday, July 26, 2001

Recently, there has been significant debate over whether to keep the penny as part of U.S. currency or to discontinue production of the penny.

Rare candlestand lights up Roadshow as $150,000 find

Thursday, July 26, 2001

An 1765 table handed down from a grandmother was appraised as having been the nicest candlestand in Philadelphia at the time, and may be one of only about 15 left in existence.

Plant-incorporated protectant rules set

Thursday, July 26, 2001

EPA has adopted rules that clarify the agency’s role in the regulatation of those materials that enable a plant to protect itself that are derived from biotechnology.

Pennsylvania historical records available online

Thursday, July 26, 2001

The Archives Records Information Access System will enable Pennsylvanians and researchers from around the world to utilize the resources of the Pennsylvania State Archives right from their homes or local libraries through Pennsylvania Power Port, the official state Web site.

Licking County farmer preserves farmland

Thursday, July 26, 2001

John and Anne Hohmann signed a Deed of Agricultural Easement that ensures their 217-acre Clearview Farm will always remain agriculturally available.

Keystone bred and proud of it: A tomato just for Pennsylvania

Thursday, July 26, 2001

A new hybrid variety developed for Pennsylvania is disease resistant and contains more antioxidants than other strains.

How about a spot of Tea Leaf?

Thursday, July 26, 2001

The design that swept the ironstone world in the late 19th century is now one of the top 10 collectibles. Tea Leaf Club International will meet Sept. 20-23 at French Lick Springs Resort , French Lick, Ind.

Hawken student turns senior project into triathlon victory

Thursday, July 26, 2001

An Ohio youth who competed in the Lamisil AT Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco June 10 not only won his age division, he came in 291 out of a field of 1,400. He needed a challenge for his senior project.

Haviland collectors gather for annual conference

Thursday, July 26, 2001

From The Brilliant Period, to Haviland patents, to restoration, to early catalogs, the collectors conference concentrated on the procelain and pottery produced by the Haviland family.

Guild of Ohio Dollmakers to have its day at state fair

Thursday, July 26, 2001

The “Ohio Dollmakers Day” will be Aug. 11 and will include a variety of demonstrations from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. A themed competition will take place on this day.

Government intervention gets failing grade

Thursday, July 26, 2001

A reader comments on the Bush education policy that threatens new orgies of spending, legislating, centralizing, and reforming.

Farm bill proposal retains flexibility

Thursday, July 26, 2001

A draft farm bill proposal by the U.S. House of Representatives retains a mix of popular features from the current farm bill, brings back features from the previous farm bill, and adds counter-cyclical payments to help farmers in times of low commodity prices.

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