Saturday, May 25, 2019

A new law amending the Agricultural Security Area Law allows counties to preserve tracts of farmland that extend into adjoining counties.

In a guest commentary, R.L. Kohls ag economist from the Purdue Extension, writes about the farmer's share of the food dollar.

The USDA announced May 31 that its Commodity Credit Corporation will increase the price it pays for butter by 19.99 cents to $0.8548 per pound, and decrease the price of nonfat dry milk by 10.32 cents to 90 cents per pound, effective immediately. The cheese prices will not change.

By growing your own you never have to worry about freshness. You can just harvest and use. The challenges are really clear when you work with farmers interested in diversifying into the herb market.

Handlers and workers must have training when they first begin their job, then at least once every five years. The training includes pesticide handling and safety, emergency procedures and preventing pesticide exposure.

The Hoover Sweepers vintage baseball club will kick off its seventh season June 10 with a home game against the Ohio Village Muffins.

There will be more space for beach activities on all the State Park beaches this summer.

In celebration of the centennial of the house, a special display of Reeves clothing will be featured this summer in the third-floor ballroom.

The grand-prize winner of the Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters poster contest was Katie Zehnder from Mrs. Milajecki's class at St. Aloysius in East Liverpool.

The only remaining operating washboard factory inspires an international music festival in Logan, Ohio.
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