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Realize the reach of sisterly power

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Who would I be without my sisters? I am talking both about the sisters who were born into my life, and the sisters I have chosen throughout my adult life.

U.S. energy policy never been decent

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Of all the lessons beaten into America by crashing Katrina, one of the biggest is that the nation’s energy policy, past as well as present, is an absolute scandal.

‘Why I can’t come to work today’

Thursday, September 29, 2005

As anyone who ever had employees knows, being an employer is not the piece of cake that some management gurus would like us to believe.

Calling All Cooks!

Thursday, September 29, 2005

For a month, now, we’ve run a request for recipes from our readers to be used in the next Farm and Dairy cookbook.

Ultimate trick is the scary treat

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Obviously, it is never too early for me to start scheming – and worrying – about where my next sugar rush will come from.

Ohio tomato growers donate sauce

Thursday, September 29, 2005

TOLEDO – Hirzel Canning Company, headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, has partnered with 19 local tomato growers to respond to the national disaster effort and to help hungry families in Ohio.

Ohio counties eligible for disaster assistance

Thursday, September 29, 2005

WASHINGTON – The USDA designated 72 Ohio counties as natural disaster areas due to losses caused by extreme weather conditions occurring since May 25, 2005.

Milk prices not likely to move much

Thursday, September 29, 2005

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Dairy farmers shouldn’t expect record milk prices this year, but they can expect moderately strong prices for the rest of the year and early 2006, according to a Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service dairy specialist.

Katrina rains no aid for corn crop

Thursday, September 29, 2005

COLUMBUS – Rain from the remnants of Hurricane Katrina arrived too late to benefit most of Ohio’s drought-stressed corn crop.

IRS extends penalty relief on dyed diesel fuel sale, use

Thursday, September 29, 2005

WASHINGTON – In response to the continued shortages of diesel fuel caused by Hurricane Katrina, the Internal Revenue Service will extend penalty relief on the sale of dyed fuel and its use on the highway.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Ohio’s top conservation farmers honored at Review

Thursday, September 29, 2005

LONDON, Ohio – Ohio’s top conservation farm families for 2005 were honored for their long-standing dedication to natural resource conservation during ceremonies Sept.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Ohio revs up its use of biodiesel

Thursday, September 29, 2005

COLUMBUS – With the Ohio Farm Science Review as his backdrop, Ohio Gov. Bob Taft said Sept. 20 the Ohio Department of Transportation will integrate alternative fuels into its fleet.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Landowners can offer roadblocks to invasive plants’ spread

Thursday, September 29, 2005

LONDON, Ohio – There’s a chance you’ve got honeysuckle or autumn olive bushes growing on your property.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Buckeye Power Co-op gets $250 million loan

Thursday, September 29, 2005

LONDON, Ohio – On his swing through Ohio Sept. 20, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns awarded an electric utility loan of nearly $240 million to Buckeye Power Cooperative.

Estimates on farm production losses due to drought and Katrina

Thursday, September 29, 2005

WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns released a preliminary assessment of U.S. agricultural production losses in the Mid-South due to hurricane Katrina and drought in the Eastern Corn Belt.

Tuscarawas County bidders raise nearly $360,000

Thursday, September 29, 2005

DOVER, Ohio – Buyers settled in for a long night at the Tuscarawas County Fair’s junior livestock sale Sept.

Portage County Farm Bureau honors past, present ag promoters

Thursday, September 29, 2005

RAVENNA, Ohio – Portage County Farm Bureau, known for keeping its honorees’ names under wraps until the last moment, surprised another member at this year’s annual banquet.

Pasture project helps with planning

Thursday, September 29, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Thanks to a new research project, Ohio graziers may have another tool to manage their pastures.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: GPS has a place in Ohio

Thursday, September 29, 2005

LONDON, Ohio – Global positioning systems, satellites and in-tractor monitors aren’t out of reach of Ohio farmers, according to one manufacturing representative who demonstrated the technology during last week’s Farm Science Review.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Ohioans give ag secretary a piece of their minds

Thursday, September 29, 2005

LONDON, Ohio – Most people flock to the U.S. secretary of agriculture when he’s touring the nation to hear him speak.

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