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Learning to feed the right wolf

Thursday, August 31, 2006

(Editor’s note: I wrote this column in July 2003. Re-reading it this week, it seemed like an appropriate piece to reprint.

Enjoy rest of summer while you can

Thursday, August 31, 2006

Summer is nodding, on its way out. Last week, there were mornings that carried the chill of an early fall.

EPA begins farm air emissions study

Thursday, August 31, 2006

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced plans to begin a nationwide study to monitor air emissions from selected farms starting this winter.

Sensations of Summer’s End

Thursday, August 31, 2006

It seems it’s always August before my brother Tom and I make our almost-annual visit to Mill Creek Park.

Track this: Metallica and Manilow DO mix

Thursday, August 31, 2006

Where’s Internet privacy when you need it? Forget about snoops grabbing my credit card numbers or reading my e-mails.

Bidders reward Holmes County youth for hard work

Thursday, August 31, 2006

MILLERSBURG, Ohio – Holmes County 4-H and FFA members were rewarded for their efforts during the year as the Junior Fair livestock sale was held.

Ashland Farm Bureau salutes success

Thursday, August 31, 2006

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland County Farm Bureau recognized members for their efforts during the program year and determined policies for the coming year during the farm group’s annual meeting at Maple Grove Church.

Where’s nearest E85 station?

Thursday, August 31, 2006

WASHINGTON – The National Corn Growers Association and the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition are teaming up to provide a tool that allows flex fuel vehicle (FFV) owners to pinpoint gas stations that sell E85 simply by entering a ZIP code or location.

State fair champions pass drug tests

Thursday, August 31, 2006

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – For the third consecutive year, all grand and reserve grand champion livestock exhibits at the 2006 Ohio State fair were confirmed free of illegal drugs.

Program will clear the air about stable ventilation

Thursday, August 31, 2006

BURTON, Ohio – It has been a long, hot summer and the inside of your horse barn has probably been even hotter.

Pines to blame for increasing carbon dioxide levels

Thursday, August 31, 2006

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Ohio approaching record corn yields

Thursday, August 31, 2006

COLUMBUS – If the state of Ohio’s corn crop stays on track with the USDA’s predictions, farmers could be looking at a record yield.

Morrow County gets first ag easement

Thursday, August 31, 2006

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – A Morrow County landowner, Thomas Weiler, recently donated a permanent agricultural easement on his 399-acre farm in Harmony Township to the Ohio Department of Agriculture, to help assure that the farm will never be developed for non-farm purposes.

English-Spanish dictionary helps on-farm communications

Thursday, August 31, 2006

BALZAC, Alberta – Alta Genetics has recently launched an exclusive new edition of a Spanish-English pocket dictionary that focuses on important dairy farm terms.

Crop adviser college set for Sept. 21

Thursday, August 31, 2006

LONDON, Ohio – Managing pesky weeds, understanding nitrogen rates, improving soybean management and effectively applying manure will be the topics of interest at the Certified Crop Advisor College being held at Ohio State University’s

Changing the way we look at pork

Thursday, August 31, 2006

AMES, Iowa – You may never look at a cut of pork in the same way again. In fact, research by an Iowa State University food scientist could have you seeing red.

Canada finds eighth case of BSE

Thursday, August 31, 2006

WASHINGTON – Canada’s eighth case of BSE was confirmed Aug. 23. No part of the mature beef cow’s carcass entered the human food or animal feed systems, according to the

Annual fall pony sale in Canfield

Thursday, August 31, 2006

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Agricultural equipment exports up

Thursday, August 31, 2006

WASHINGTON – U.S. exports of agricultural-related machinery increased 10 percent during the first half of 2006 to total $4.

A little ‘slowth’ for the U.S. economy

Thursday, August 31, 2006

What’s ahead for the U.S. economy in 2007? Not recession, probably. Not booming growth, either. Something in-between.

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