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Even pets get empty nest syndrome

Thursday, August 30, 2007

The thunder roared in the middle of the night, and suddenly I was wide awake. It wasn’t the storm that brought me up out of bed, but my son’s sweet dog, Spanky.

Sugar deal a sweet dream for ethanol

Thursday, August 30, 2007

In the down-is-up world of American biofuels, success carries enormous costs. The latest evidence of these costs is an amendment tucked into the House version of the 2007 farm bill: As Mexican granular sugar flows into the U.

Labor Day: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Night sounds intensify as August draws to a close. Though a cooler night air usually means a more comfortable night’s sleep, the sounds of singing crickets and katydids always wash me with a bit of melancholy since I associate them with starting back to school.

Bats hone the fine art of bugging homeowners

Thursday, August 30, 2007

I have probably bored you at length with my battles with bats, which are far more plentiful this summer than at any other time in memory.

Looking back on the Canfield Fair

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Getting ready for Canfield Fair was always a rite of passage in bygone days, and it was surely less complicated then than it is today.

Numbers and quality on the rise at Holmes County Junior Dairy Show

Thursday, August 30, 2007

MILLERSBURG, Ohio – As the number of animals in the Holmes County Junior Fair Dairy Show continues to increase, so does the quality of the animals presented by exhibitors.

Holmes County Junior Fair Auction grosses over $350,000 in sales

Thursday, August 30, 2007

MILLERSBURG, Ohio – The junior fair livestock auction is always the highlight of any fair and the 2007

Ashland Farm Bureau notes year’s accomplishments, forges ahead

Thursday, August 30, 2007

ASHLAND, Ohio – Last year, Ashland

Some pig!

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Logan Hittle, 9, son of Matt and Lisa Hittle of Nashport, Ohio, is pictured with his grand champion market hog at the 2007 Muskingum County Fair.

Ohio Agricultural Council inducts four pioneers into its hall of fame

Thursday, August 30, 2007

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Agricultural Council inducted Ohio Columbus Barber, Linus Losh, Tom Price and Bobby VanStavern into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame Aug.


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