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Net farm income continues slide

Thursday, June 29, 2006

If you’re a farmer, don’t read this. If you’re a farmer wannabe, you’d better read this. Everyone else should read it, too.

Life goes on, but memories remain

Thursday, June 29, 2006

The lyrics of this song drifted through my head while sorting through drawers of endless stuff which makes up a home.

Dairy self-help program self-delusional

Thursday, June 29, 2006

Three years ago come July 1, 70 percent or so of American dairy farmers began taxing themselves to fund a program the industry dubbed Cooperatives Working Together, or CWT.

Ohio farm custom rates now available

Thursday, June 29, 2006

Many Ohio farmers hire custom farm work in their farm business or perform custom farm work for others.

High-End Hype

Thursday, June 29, 2006

“Pimp My Grill” reads a New York Times headline that grabbed my attention. What’s that about? I’ve heard my teens using the new “pimpin'” slang.

Diving into pool assembly is drowning experience

Thursday, June 29, 2006

If it has been a lifelong dream of yours to spend untold steamy summer hours peeling sticky vinyl off every inch of your exposed flesh then you should definitely get yourself an enormous inflatable pool.

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Thursday, June 29, 2006

The U.S. Postal Service reconfigured its mail handling operations in regard to delivery of periodicals May 11, 2006.

Researchers seek ways to control perennial weeds in organic fields

Thursday, June 29, 2006

WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio State University scientists have received a four-year, $400,000 USDA grant to tackle a deep-rooted thorn in organic farming’s side.

Over-order milk premium increased

Thursday, June 29, 2006


Ohio state fair concert slate finalized

Thursday, June 29, 2006

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Fair will showcase a variety of genres, including contemporary Christian, R&B, classic rock, country and pop/rock during its 12-day run in 2006.

No more evidence of bird flu in Canada

Thursday, June 29, 2006

OTTAWA – Testing by Canada’s avian influenza reference laboratory in Winnipeg has found no additional evidence of the avian influenza virus in birds from a small backyard flock in western Prince Edward Island.

The Champion

Thursday, June 29, 2006

It was summer 1949, and young showman Jim Wiegers and his hogs were blazing the competition at Ohio fairs.

Ohio ‘priorities’ receive funding

Thursday, June 29, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – The USDA recently doled out nearly $5 million to conservation programs across the country, and for the first time, $250,000 went to Ohio projects.

Dairy industry goes ‘big business’

Thursday, June 29, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Quality assurance is a “big business” term. Big companies with big budgets and important agendas, who want to be sure everything is produced in the fastest, safest ways.

One-on-one with the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen

Thursday, June 29, 2006

Rebekah Dunn Butler, Pa. 2006 Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Rebekah Dunn was crowned queen of the

Japan, U.S. to resume beef trade

Thursday, June 29, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Marking the latest turn in what’s become a revolving door of border openings and closings, the U.

Watershed fee delayed at least a year

Thursday, June 29, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – The collection of a proposed assessment fee in the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District will have to wait.

Trash can canvas

Thursday, June 29, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Toss your empty french fry cup in the trash at the

WTO negotiations still hung upon agricultural market access

Thursday, June 29, 2006

WASHINGTON – How many times can a presidential adviser say the word “bold” when discussing the latest push in agricultural negotiations within the World Trade Organization’s Doha Round? Seven in two minutes.

Gardener’s book offers laughable lines; waging war against ‘SuperChuck’

Thursday, June 22, 2006

I have had quite a few good laughs as I have turned the pages of The $64 Tomato by William Alexander.


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