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Ready for the manure chronicles?

Thursday, March 29, 2007

The caller identified himself as a reporter with the Canton Repository. He was doing a story on two dairy farms that are taking part in a pilot program for onfarm manure treatment, kind of like a municipal sewage treatment plant.

Author longs for life’s answers

Thursday, March 29, 2007

John Steinbeck, the great American author of The Grapes of Wrath and several other books of great worth, decided late in his life he wanted to write a different sort of book.

Criminal activity but no criminals

Thursday, March 29, 2007

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a civil complaint in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.

Eating right

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Perhaps more of us than ever before are aware of the importance of what we eat, while at the same time, more temptations that aren’t so good for us surround us and sway us to indulge in the wrong foods.

A clean sweep of mother-son relations

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Can this relationship be saved? When it comes to cleaning, my 9-year-old son thinks a horizontal surface is a space onto which he can drop trading cards, old homework, various action figures, and tiny plastic parts barely visible to the naked eye belonging to erector sets he does not even remember owning.

The promise of spring is kept

Thursday, March 29, 2007

If there is a whopping blizzard on the Thursday this article appears, it is all my fault, because this Thursday (March 22) I unplugged the heat tape in the barn.

Summer internship available

Thursday, March 29, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – Farm and Dairy is accepting resumes for its paid summer editorial internship. The intern will work with the news department and work in the Salem, Ohio, office.

Submit farm art, win cash at exhibit

Thursday, March 29, 2007

PENINSULA, Ohio – Artists in visual media are invited to submit entries for the gallery show Farm Art – From Plate to Palette.

Stewart’s wilt may hit Ohio in 2007

Thursday, March 29, 2007

COLUMBUS – Cornfields throughout southern Ohio might be at risk this growing season for Stewart’s bacterial wilt and leaf blight – a corn disease caused by a bacterium carried and spread by adult flea beetles.

Show winners from Ohio Beef Expo

Thursday, March 29, 2007

COLUMBUS – More than 25,000 cattle industry enthusiasts attended the Ohio Beef Expo held March 15-18 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio bill targets conservancy district

Thursday, March 29, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – Proposed legislation in the Ohio House of Representatives could change the face of Ohio’s largest conservancy district and revise which property owners have to pay assessments.

Farmers who purchased herbicide will split $62.5 million

Thursday, March 29, 2007

ADA, Minn. – Thousands of farmers nationwide who purchased the BASF herbicide POAST may be eligible for cash benefits from a $62.

Identity crisis: Specialty crops need identity preservation

Thursday, March 29, 2007

WASHINGTON – The U.S. grain system is increasingly marked by product differentiation and market segmentation.

Rookie posts championship win

Thursday, March 29, 2007

LOUISVILLE, Ohio – The application came in September. Danny and Kevin Schmucker wracked their brains, reliving the season’s highlights and listing placings from tractor pulls all summer long.

Farmer can supply raw milk

Thursday, March 29, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – Ohio’s raw milk drinkers are raising their glasses in victory after the

Postal system: Bring my mail before you get another raise

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Editor: Our postal system is again asking for another raise. This isn’t right. Why should they get a raise when ?the system’ is not doing its job? Within the past year, I know of three pieces of information-sensitive mail that I never received.

If you want to celebrate Ag Day …

Thursday, March 22, 2007

National Agriculture Day occurs every year on the first day of spring, which fell this year on March 21.

Fun didn’t always require an outlet

Thursday, March 22, 2007

There is just nothing like a mid-winter party to lift the spirits. Yesterday, our home was filled with lots of great kids and the wonderful laughter and fun that comes along with a gathering.

Ethanol is more free trade Kool-Aid

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Giddy. Everything ethanol touches seems to get giddy on either the grain alcohol’s future or its fumes.

Weed science requires good defense

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Well, it never fails. We go out there with the perfect plans and plant the perfect pasture. In no time at all, undesirable plants find a way to grow with our crop.

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