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It’s a time for blessing readers, too

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland has relied on Farm and Dairy readers to help her and her family survive the writing of each week’s column for 15 years.

Many happy postal returns to you all

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt just wants to mail a stuffed toy and board game. Is the Postal Service too busy with live alligators to deliver her package?

Pasture seeding oats, annual ryegrass

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

When seeding directly to pasture, there are some guidelines to follow that help to ensure success.

Use queen excluder for comb honey

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Winter is the time when a beekeeper needs to make plans for next year’s honey crops.

Riparian buffers: Restoring the home of the Buckeyes (and more)

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Forest ecologist Charles Goebel aims to develop new riparian plantings adapted to the state.

Pennsylvania updates right to farm

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

In an amendment to Pennsylvania’s Right to Farm Act, local governments will be held financially responsible for making laws that don’t comply with the state.

ODA issues final permits to Ohio Fresh Eggs for Croton Egg Farm

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

The Ohio Department of Agriculture issued four final permits to install and nine final permits to operate to Ohio Fresh Eggs for the Croton Egg Farm facilities.

No-till grower, promoter, business honored at annual conference

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Myron Wehr of Columbiana County, Ohio, received the annual Ohio No-Till Grower award.

Mad cow disease found in U.S.

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Animal linked to herd imported from Alberta, Canada, in 2001.

Humane groups argue downed animals shouldn’t be in food supply

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Case of mad cow futhers humane society’s opinion that nonambulatory animals should not be used for human consumption.

How will BSE affect the market?

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Ag economists and beef expert weigh in on how mad cow will change the U.S. beef and grain markets.

Good news for soybean growers

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Another research breakthrough has been made in the battle against Phytophthora sojae, a disease that can kill soybean plants and cause significant yield losses.

Background on mad cow disease

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

What exactly is BSE? Find out here.

A life of living and giving

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland pays tribute to a family friend who’s probably now playing Santa in heaven.

Have yourself a very merry something, something

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt finds herself singing along with Christmas carols instead of just humming the parts she doesn’t know. How about you?

Hearth to Heart:

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb will return in the Jan. 8 issue.

USDA releases conservation program rule targeting certain watersheds

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Under the proposal, agricultural land in cropland, orchards, vineyards and pasture is eligible for the Conservation Security Program.

Pa. keeps over-order premium

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Milk Marketing Board voted to keep the state’s Class I over-order premium of $1.65 per hundredweight through June 2004.

Ohio syrup schools get into sweet stuff

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Ohio State will host maple syrup production updates at three locations in January.

Livestock assistance payments started

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

More than $100 million in payments for the Livestock Assistance Program began Dec. 18.

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