Archive for November, 2013

Dairy Excel: Markets: Just how low can we go?

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Information coming out of the USDA or the Farm Service Agency on the counter-cyclical payment program mechanism included in the National Dairy Market Loss Payment Program, is sparse, but OSU ag economist Cam Thraen tries to sort through the mess.

Farmer’s daughter no longer ignored

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Columnist Judie Sutherland is glad to see a growing trend toward more daughters working alongside their farmer fathers.

Hazard A Guess: Week of July 25, 2002

Thursday, July 25, 2002

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

Read it Again: Week of July 25, 2002

Thursday, July 25, 2002

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

Missing my misspent younger years

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Columnist Kym Seabolt confesses that “in her day,” a “rave” was a brand of hairspray.

Diversion For The Disabled

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb shares more on her temporary disability – recuperating at home after an automobile accident.

Natural glass by God, gem by man

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The various colors, combination of colors and expertise required to make glass is the substance of wonder and mystery to any new or experienced glass collector.

Stockpiling forage is easy to do

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Late July or August is when producers in Ohio need to start preparing fields for stockpiling.

Zoar Festival honors 19th century wheat harvesting

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Zoar Harvest Festival, Aug. 3-4, will commemorate the summer wheat harvest done by the 19th century German Zoar Separatists who founded Zoar Village in 1817.

Scenic Ohio roads garner national recognition

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Federal Highway Administration designated the Historic National Road in Ohio an All-American Road, and named the Amish County Scenic Byway a National Scenic Byway.

Rare Michelangelo drawing unearthed

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City has unearthed an unsigned drawing by Italian renaissance sculptor Michelangelo.

Pioneers of Agriculture: Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Columbiana County Historical Association and the Columbiana County Agricultural Society selected five individuals to induct into the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Ohio State program comes in on tail end of sheep docking, health issue

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Producers, livestock exhibitors and youth will be introduced to optional methods of tail docking sheep during the Ohio State Fair in August.

Nutrition from birth to first lambing influences productivity of the ewe

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Development of replacement ewe lambs over the summer prior to breeding has an impact on the overall productivity of the flock.

New York dairy farmers plan to keep farming, expand operations in future

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The majority of dairy farm operators in all areas of New York state plan to maintain or expand their dairy herds, and are prepared to keep their land in farming through the next generation.

Net farm income outlook not good

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Lower livestock, crop prices to blame for weak forecast; recovery seen in 2003 with ‘safety net.’

Nematodes picking on weak soybeans

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Some Ohio soybean fields, already suffering from little or no rain, also are being attacked by soybean cyst nematode. The combination of the two stresses could impact yields.

Homeland security bill hot on Hill

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The congressional wheels are working overtime in hopes of getting a Homeland Security Department bill to President Bush for his signature before the long August recess.

Farm expenses rose to highest level in 2001

Thursday, July 25, 2002

USDA’s 2001 farm expenses report represents the highest level of farm expenditures on record.

Farm Aid 2002 heads to western Pa.

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Benefit concert will mark its 15th year at Post-Gazette Pavilion outside of Pittsburgh.

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