Archive for July, 2014


Gentlemen, start your ag engines

Thursday, February 23, 2006

Do you want the good news or the bad news? Thing is, you can’t separate the two, when you talk about farm economics.

Hitchin’ a ride on the rails (well, almost)

Thursday, February 23, 2006

While some kids played house, I remember playing railroad hobo with my sisters and our cousins. Our maternal grandparents, Henry and Mabel Tucker, lived on a nice, small horse farm on the outskirts of Ashland.

Looking for answers to old problems

Thursday, February 23, 2006

On any other day, the Jan. 23 confirmation that another BSE-carrying cow had been discovered in Canada would have rocked that nation and its Canadian beef-importing neighbor to the south.

Special Delivery

Thursday, February 23, 2006

It’s one vicious circle. Magazines pile up under my furniture and I chide myself for subscribing to them.

Don’t be too sure of ‘someday’

Thursday, February 23, 2006

Nothing’s wrong just as long as You know that someday I will. Someday, somehow I’m gonna make it all right But not right now.

Tuscarawas cattlemen choose royalty

Thursday, February 23, 2006

SUGARCREEK, Ohio – Denelle Billman, a 17-year-old New Philadelphia High School junior, has been crowned the 2006 Tuscarawas County Cattlemen’s Association queen.

Farming a little bit of everything

Thursday, February 23, 2006

BIG PRAIRIE, Ohio – These days, niche marketing is a popular buzz word. For Joseph and Marion Yoder, it is a way of life.

Draft horses have made a comeback in rural U.S.

Thursday, February 23, 2006

More than 260 Percheron and Belgian draft horses changed owners at the 44th Eastern States Draft Horse Sale Feb.

Will you shop or drop Wal-Mart?

Thursday, February 23, 2006

COLUMBUS – Low prices draw hoards of customers to stores like Wal-Mart. But these falling prices often hit smaller, neighboring stores hard, knocking them out of the retail race. The impact makes winners of the superstore and its customers, and losers of smaller retailers, wholesalers and Wal-Mart workers.

Lawsuit challenges USDA approval of genetically engineered alfalfa

Thursday, February 23, 2006

SAN FRANCISCO – Shortly after a government report cited problems with the USDA’s oversight of genetically engineered crops, a coalition of farmers, farm groups, consumers, and environmentalists filed a lawsuit, calling the USDA’s approval of genetically engineered alfalfa a threat to farmers and a risk to the environment.


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