Archive for August, 2013

Thanks for support

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.

Dairy Channel: New Mexico dairyman creates niche by processing his own dairy products

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, writes about an unusual dairy entrepreneur who has made a place for himself with a 200-cow dairy by bottling and selling his own “Jersey Gold All Natural Milk.”

Hazard A Guess: Week of Aug.31, 2001

Thursday, August 30, 2001

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

Read it Again: Week of Aug.31, 2001

Thursday, August 30, 2001

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

Summing up summer

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes of crickets and katydids, gerbils and kittens, and a brand new clothes line.

Pens, inks and dyes were homemade

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about making quill pens and ink out of saw filings and vinegar for school back in the days when little was store bought.

Holmes County youth show junior dairy champions

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Mohican Farm bid $14 per pound for Ami Breitenbucher’s 188-pound market hog, raising $2,632 to provide the funds needed to establish the scholarship in Breitenbucher’s memory.

U.S. steps up BSE research

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Health and Human Service Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has unveiled a plan to further strengthen surveillance, increase research resources, and expand existing inspection efforts to prevent BSE and TSEs from entering or taking hold in the United States

Thanks for support

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.

Sustaining farms by blocking trade?

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Guest columnist Dennis T. Avery, of Churchville, Va., director of global food issues for the Hudson Institute of Indianapolis, writes about Ralph Nader’s proposed no-NAFTA solution to sustaining family farms that would mean cutting output from the productive farmlands back by perhaps one-third.

Sounds of Civil War will resound at battlefield

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A reenactment of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry that will be held during the weekend of Sept. 8-9 at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park in W.Va.

Penn State student plays Mickey Mouse, takes classes online

Thursday, August 30, 2001

She won the coveted role at Disney World, but her parents perferred she go to school. She found the perfect solution.

Pa. to develop statewide network of greenways

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A network of greenways will connect corridors of open space, natural landscape features and recreational sites statewide.

Ohio Wheat Performance test results available

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Test results includes yield data of 43 wheat varieties from five locations along with test weights, seeds per pound, lodging, plant height and heading date.

Ohio tourism Web site: Still lots to do in Ohio in September

Thursday, August 30, 2001

The Web site includes a whole list of September activities, including fairs, festivals, and celebrations still available to be experienced.

Ohio insect carrying new corn virus

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Ohio State University and USDA researchers have learned that the black-faced leafhopper, which transmits the maize chlorotic dwarf virus, also transmits a corn virus discovered last year.

Mixing hog manure and sawdust into compost could be management option

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A University of Illinois extension study found that mixing 50 gallons of slurry with a cubic yard of sawdust created a compost with about 50 percent moisture and no odor that was ready to apply as fertilizer in five months.

Do-it-yourself tooth bleaching kits may cause problems

Thursday, August 30, 2001

They have the potential to cause an infection or nerve damage, say oral surgeons at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

Detroit: Stove capital of the world

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Advertising pamphlets in the culinary collection at the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library document the products of the no fewer than five major companies that made stoves in Detroit at the turn of the century, and give a picture of the home kitchen a hundred years ago.

Cleveland Rocks Coin-op show has everything coin-op

Thursday, August 30, 2001

The show will be Sept. 14-16 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, featuring all those machines that have ever been operated by putting money into a coinslot.

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