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Portraits in Progress: Lynd Fruit Farm, thinking outside the box to stay in the game

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Lynd Fruit Farm, located 20 minutes from Columbus, has redefined itself from a leader in wholesale apples to a diversified, consumer, retail operation.

Biosecurity precautions vary from fair to fair

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Fair and expo officials from the World Dairy Expo to the county fair level have been thinking about foot-and-mouth disease since the outbreak in Europe started in late February, but there isn’t any unified response.

Fire devours grain mill in Damascus

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Damascus fire chief, John Bricker, said 11 departments and approximately 100 firefighters responded to the early morning fire June 17.

Century Village to host blacksmithing workshop

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The second annual Century Village Museum blacksmithing conference will be June 30 and July 1.

Wintersville woman’s quilt is show favorite

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Marlies Brandt of Wintersville won the coveted People’s Choice award at the Panhandle Piecemakers Quilt Club’s 17th annual quilt show

Beech Fork State Park to salute U.S. with bell ringing

Thursday, June 21, 2001

“Salute to America – Let Freedom Ring” will begin at 1:30 p.m. July 4, in the state park near Barboursville, W.Va.

Museum recreates magic lantern show

Thursday, June 21, 2001

In conjunction with its groundbreaking, cross-disciplinary exhibition, Light! The Industrial Age, the Carnegie Museum of Art will present a magic lantern show June 23 at 2 p.m.

Cell phone users aren’t making deals, they’re talking to Mom

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Who’s driving while using a cell phone and what they’re gabbing about might just surprise you.

Show attracts hogs from all over

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The Penn-Ohio Jackpot Show June 16 at the Canfield Fairgrounds, attracted 90 hogs from 17 counties in Pennsylvania and Ohio to the competition.

We are short on common sense

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Reader disputes role of legislation and regulation in effective accidental injury reduction.

Land O’Lakes is buying Purina Mills

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Purina Mills will become part of Land O’Lakes Farmland Feed LLC according to a June 18 merger agreement.

Animal cruelty charges filed in Ashtabula County horse incident

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Thomas Cole, of Monroe Township, Astabula County, was arraigned June 14 in Eastern County Court on two counts of animal cruelty and neglect.

Old farmhouse becomes roach hotel

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Penn State researcher uses an old house on the Penn State farmland to study the social organization of cockroach populations.

Backyard fireworks aren’t worth losing your sight over

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Hospital emergency rooms treat thousands of people for fireworks-related injuries each Fourth of July holiday.

Most of these victims are children; most of the injuries are caused by backyard, “class C” fireworks.

There are bright spots in the grain horizon: Demand, nonfeed uses on rise

Thursday, June 21, 2001

With corn prices as low as they are, there is potential for a significant rise in price if this expected big crop doesn’t materialize. It would be wise to use any price rallies to finish marketing the old crop.

Moline Tractor and Plow Co. has grand opening

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The living history exhibit of the John Deere Collectors Center – a membership association for enthusiasts interested in the nostalgia and legacy of John Deere – will open Aug. 10-11.

Stark Parks seeks input on its tunnel project

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Public comment are solicited on a proposed tunnel under the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad along the Towpath.

Portraits in Progress: Comp Dairy looks toward profits of efficiency

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Jim Comp and his sons borrowed ideas from others to build a dairy operation making profits on the efficiencies of scale.

Portraits in Progress: Don’t look back: Maize Valley Farms taps into consumer market

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The same innovative thinking that led Kay Vaughan into full-time farming and then into a diversified agribusiness is leading the family into the retail farm market business in a big way in 2001.

Learn how to select a portable sawmill

Thursday, June 14, 2001

A workshop on owning and operating a portable sawmill will be held July 14 at Bruce Tree Farm located in Monroe County.

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