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Dairy Channel: Anti-fair person has change of heart

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Not all farm people are “fair people,” but most are, as OSU Extension Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker shares in her column this week, which explores her transition to fair-dom.

Child’s wisdom brings happiness

Thursday, September 26, 2002

It’s not good to color a turkey pheasant purple, and the wonderful wisdom of a 5-year-old who has entered columnist Judie Sutherland’s life.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Sept. 26, 2002

Thursday, September 26, 2002

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

Read it Again: Week of Sept. 26, 2002

Thursday, September 26, 2002

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

Getting real with reality television

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Why, oh why, do Americans like watching “reality TV?” Columnist Kym Seabolt wants to know (and to vote off the real network executives).

Oh, Honey! or The Silhouette Behind the Blind

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about her unique bee handling skills, and the joys of honey in this week’s column.

Philadelphia, city of brotherly love

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Philadelphia was home to much of this country’s early history, as columnist Roy Booth shares this week.

Wayne Co. sets $51-a-pound record for champion market lamb auction

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Kirstie Dravenstott’s 138-pound market Iamb received a new record bid of $51 per pound during the Wayne County Junior Fair Livestock Auction.

Top Ohio conservation farms honored

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Families from Seneca, Wayne, Morgan, Logan and Jackson counties received awards for their environmental stewardship.

Slow exports, harvest may pressure corn prices despite smaller crop

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Despite the smaller production projection, slow exports and typical price pressure during the fall harvest could push feed grain prices lower in the near term.

Singles in Agriculture invite new members

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Join the Ohio chapter of Singles in Agriculture for some upcoming activities.

Ohio’s population is lagging but state’s urbanization is booming

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Ohio is experiencing urban growth at much higher levels than most states.

Livestock producers get drought assistance

Thursday, September 26, 2002

The USDA is targeting $752 million for drought and disaster assistance for livestock producers.

Get ice cream’s real scoop at the Nat’l Inventors Hall of Fame

Thursday, September 26, 2002

An ice cream exhibit is open at the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum in Akron.

From the horse’s mouth: Stabled horses need more visits by dentist

Thursday, September 26, 2002

In the past, many horse owners let nonprofessionals attend to their horse’s mouth. Now more people recognize the value of equine veterinary dentists for their horse’s overall well-being.

First-of-a-kind stamp exhibit open at Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Philatelic Firsts, open through Oct. 28 at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, showcases first-of-their-kind items from the first Hawaiian stamps to the first American invert stamp error.

Fall foliage shows effects of drought

Thursday, September 26, 2002

This year’s drought – the latest in a four-year span of sharply lower-than-normal precipitation – might be the mother of all foliage-foiling weather conditions.

Auctioneer’s license revoked

Thursday, September 26, 2002

The Ohio Department of Agriculture revoked the auctioneer’s license of Dennis D. Osburn of Vienna, W.Va., after finding an investigation showed he kept thousands of dollars from an auction that did not belong to him.

Attention Civil War buffs: Two Morgan’s Raid tours Oct. 12

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Two Morgan’s Raid Tours – following the path of Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his men through Carroll County, Ohio – will bring the events of July 26, 1863, to life.

Apples are at the core of the fun in Historic Zoar Village

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Historic Zoar Village, once noted for its apples and music, will commemorate that heritage at its annual Apfelfest, Oct. 5-6.

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