Archive for November, 2013

Mast takes Holmes County roots to D.C.; Holmes SWCD honors Stitzleins

Thursday, November 24, 2005

WALNUT CREEK, Ohio – “Conservation is the right thing to do. We just have the use of the land for a little while, then someone else takes over.

Conservationists efforts recognized

Thursday, November 24, 2005

WOOSTER, Ohio – Two Wayne county educators were recognized for their work in educating their students about the importance of conservation during the 2005 Wayne Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual meeting.

Pennsylvania farmer must improve manure management

Thursday, November 24, 2005

PITTSBURGH – The owner of a farm in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset County, must implement corrective actions in response to an Aug.

New Ohio law puts brakes on eminent domain takings

Thursday, November 24, 2005

COLUMBUS – Ohio lawmakers worked quickly to temporarily halt takings of nonblighted property in the wake of a U.

Looking like a near-record harvest

Thursday, November 24, 2005

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – Based on a USDA Nov. 1 yield survey, Ohio’s average corn yield for 2005 is forecast at 143 bushels per acre, up 2 bushels from previous forecast but 15 bushels below the record 2004 state yield of 158.

Bill says keep farm bill intact until ’08

Thursday, November 24, 2005

WASHINGTON – At least one side of the aisle in the House Ag Committee wants to put the 2007 farm bill on hold while the U.

Operation Evergreen: Sending the spirit overseas

Thursday, November 24, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Two men crouch in Army fatigues in front of a Christmas tree. They cradle rifles in their arms and children’s popsicle-stick snowflakes hang on the tree.

Minerva Cheese Factory gets patent

Thursday, November 24, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Sometimes working with your family has certain perks. Take Adam Mueller, Minerva Cheese Factory’s fifth generation.

Is that a Superfund site or a farm?

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

White HAZMAT suits. That’s what I think of when I hear the words “Superfund site.” White suits with self-contained breathing apparatus, gloves, boots.

The perfect place for children to play

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Sometimes, in the midst of living life, we forget the importance of fun and games in the big scheme of things.

When will voices raise real facts?

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Rare is the day when either an editor or several readers do not call or e-mail to note the heavy population of facts residing in this space.

Don’t Forget to Say Thanks

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Our menu is planned and the table is partially set in my mind until it’s time for us to really put everything in place.

Fungal cream? Makes a great gift!

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

For years, the great philosophers of the world have told us people can be divided into two basic groups: the Day After Thanksgiving Shoppers and rational human beings.

Making farmland preservation work

Thursday, November 17, 2005

The screen in the darkened room showed a rural road now bordered on the left by new homes. “I used to farm this,” said Knox County’s Tim Norris as he flipped to the next slide.

No praise needed for a job well-done

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Have you ever noticed that words of praise lift us momentarily, while sharp words of criticism often linger, prompting thoughts of what we should have said in response, over and over, for days on end.

Beat the rush, be thankful this week

Thursday, November 17, 2005

With the Irish clan and the Germanic horde again descending on our home this Thanksgiving, the week preceding their arrival threatens more action than the following week’s three-day, four-night holiday cruise on the SS Club Guebert.

Sing a Song of Squirrels

Thursday, November 17, 2005

“Many years ago in the ’60s, Black squirrels of London Were exported far away, To Kent State University Where they populate today.

My pilgrim progress, or not so much

Thursday, November 17, 2005

I have nothing against Thanksgiving. Really. Any holiday that has pie as its main export is all right with me.

Keeping the clovers growing – Ashland Co. 4-H backers honored

Thursday, November 17, 2005

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland County 4-H members and volunteers received honors during the recent annual countywide recognition banquet.

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