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Compromise reached: HSUS will not be heading to the ballot this November

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Gov. Strickland said a compromise is good for Ohio agriculture and animal welfare.

Euthanasia takes center stage at Ohio livestock care meeting

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

There’s a lot to consider when setting standards for euthanasia. The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board reviewed a draft of standards June 29.

Crop questions, weak markets

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Corn prices have plunged to new lows as uncertainty about the crop size has created volatility in the markets.

Lester C. Marrison, Ashtabula County dairyman

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Lester C. Marrison, 67, Day Road, New Lyme Twp., died June 21, 2010, at his home after recently being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Vintage music boxes featured at auction

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

By Susan Mellish Contributing Writer LISBON, Ohio — Kiko Auctions held an auction May 29 for the June K. Ingraham estate, offering for bid a beautiful 3000-plus square-foot historical century home and its contents. While the furnishings of the home included oodles of antiques, it was the impressive music box and organettes collection which brought […]

White mold could be a problem for this year’s crops

Monday, June 28, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio soybean growers may not have to worry about soybean rust, but they should be keeping their eyes out for potential white mold developments. “The weather conditions over the past few weeks are very similar to last year. If it stays cool and wet, then white mold will be the next issue […]

Showing dahlias is not for sissies!

Monday, June 28, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — Experience in dairy judging and helping with the family showstring as a 4-H and FFA member taught me what to look for in a good dairy animal. But when I decided to try raising and exhibiting dahlias at the county fair, I was in for a whole new experience. Even though my […]

Testing wheat for vomitoxin is crucial

Saturday, June 26, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — With wheat harvest now under way in Ohio, sampling and testing for vomitoxin in head scab-infected wheat is vital to prevent further losses and avoid potential health problems in humans and livestock. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist and small grains specialist, said that grain elevators will likely be […]

Business profile: Wall Rose Mutual Insurance Co.

Friday, June 25, 2010

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — Farmers and homeowners who need insurance can find a trusted source in Wall Rose Mutual Insurance Co. Located at 100 Autumn St., Aliquippa, Pa., the business has been handling insurance since 1873, providing farm owner’s, farm fire, homeowner’s, mobile homeowner’s, dwelling fire and premise liability insurance. Wall Rose was founded by a […]

Business profile: American Trailers

Friday, June 25, 2010

MANNINGTON, W.Va. — American Trailers began in 2000 and has gained recognition as a trailer company for all, with a worldwide following. American Trailers is family-owned and operated with two locations, one in Mineral Wells, W.Va., and a second in Batavia, Ohio. American Trailers is the largest Featherlite dealer in the world. They are also […]

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