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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.

New postal regs affect Farm and Dairy delivery

Thursday, August 30, 2007

New postal regulations recently went into effect within the U.S. Postal Service. To comply with these changes, Farm and Dairy purchased new postal sorting software.

Emergency: Floods swamp parts of northern Ohio

Thursday, August 30, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – The waters have receded, but it will be a long time before the flood victims in north central Ohio will fully recover.

Columbiana Co. Fair Junior Dairy Show winners, showmen announced

Thursday, August 30, 2007

LISBON, Ohio – The following are the results of the Columbiana County Junior Dairy Show held at the Columbiana County Fair in Lisbon, Ohio: Ayrshire junior grand champion: Justin Crowl, Minerva, Ohio; Ayrshire junior reserve champion: Carrie McKarns, Salem, Ohio; Ayrshire senior grand champion: J.

Variety is the spice of life for ‘The Tomato Man’

Thursday, August 30, 2007

NOVELTY, Ohio – The red-and-white striped canopy shades the heaping baskets of red, orange and yellow fruits and the honor-system money box at the end of the driveway.

ODA decision reversed: Ohio Fresh Eggs gets permits back

Thursday, August 30, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – The Ohio Environmental Review Appeals Commission decided Aug. 23 Ohio Fresh Eggs didn’t falsify information in its permit applications, and called the state department of agriculture’s revocation of the permits “unreasonable.

Buyers’ budgets not dried out at Hookstown Fair

Thursday, August 30, 2007

HOOKSTOWN, Pa. – One livestock auction volunteer said her camper turned into an island, and that the track used for demolition derbies and tractor pulls was swamped under several inches of water after torrential thunderstorms battered the

Making connections

Thursday, August 30, 2007

BUFFALO, Ohio – A half side of beef and a white chocolate mocha espresso, please. There aren’t many places where customers can place an order like that, but at

Carroll Co. sticks up for its FSA office

Thursday, August 30, 2007

CARROLLTON, Ohio – The message from Carroll County residents rang loud and clear Aug. 27: Don’t close our FSA office.

Randolph Fair: Portage Co. buyers set records

Thursday, August 30, 2007

RANDOLPH, Ohio – One of the Portage County 4-H clubs is called the “Everything Under the Sun” club. And that just about sums up the animals that parade across the auction block during the annual

Rogers Community Auction will stay put

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Editor: I would like to renounce the rumors that seem to be abounding in the area about the Rogers sale.

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