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Appalachian herb gathering is June 23-24

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Rural Action’s Landowners Conference will be merged with United Plant Savers annual conference to create the Appalachian Herb Gathering.

Environmental seal of approval: Pa. certification process accredits livestock management practices

Thursday, June 14, 2001

PennAg Industries Association and a coalition of county conservation districts are turning the national on-farm assessment and environmental review program developed by America’s Clean Water Foundation into an environmental certification program.

What are you using to fit market animals?

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Read this before you enter show ring. the use of some grooming products on market animals may have unexpected consequences.

Online silent auction next generation of livestock marketing

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The silent auction is a new concept in the old idea of selling off an entire herd, in this case by Internet, e-mail, and telephone.

Dayton Air Show will be top-flight

Thursday, June 14, 2001

This annual mid-summer aviation spectacular July 21-22 will be marking its 27th consecutive year at Dayton International Airport.

Plenty to do at Cleveland Metroparks

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The Park District provides countless warm weather recreation opportunities, including swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, golf, and historical visits, and an ideal backdrop for summer family fun.

Learn a bit of history this summer

Thursday, June 14, 2001

“Tours at Two” the summertime tours and/or activities that pair the Western Reserve Historical Society’s collections with activities and tours just for kids, will take place at 2 p.m. every weekday from June 19 through Aug. 18.

Stan Hywet Hall presents “Twelfth Night”

Thursday, June 14, 2001

For its annual Shakespeare performance, Stan Hywet Hall will present the witty and wicked “Twelfth Night,” at 7 p.m. July 12-15 and 19-22 in the courtyard of the Carriage House.

Portraits in Progress: Burgett Angus Farm: Breeding to be the best

Thursday, June 14, 2001

Keith Burgett and sons Phillip and Bryan have built sort of an Angus dynasty since they bought their first cattle in 1984. They now raise about 350 head, consisting mostly of purebred Angus and some crosses.

Penn spells out dairy, sugar prices and loan rate decisions

Thursday, June 14, 2001

J.B. Penn, newly installed under secretary for farm and foreign agricultural programs at USDA, says the department will sell government-owned sugar to ethanol producers and others to improve domestic prices, manage USDA’s sugar inventory and help meet U.S. energy needs.

Pa. eliminates bottleneck for farmland preservation

Thursday, June 7, 2001

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

USDA tilts prices for butter and powder

Thursday, June 7, 2001

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.

Worker protection training mandatory

Thursday, June 7, 2001

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.

Zehnder wins dairy poster contest

Thursday, June 7, 2001

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.

Homegrown herbs are healthier, but are a challenge to grow

Thursday, June 7, 2001

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.

Horseman’s Council towpath ride big success

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Bill Baker of the Stark County Horseman’s Council thanks everyone who helped make the annual Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail ride a success.

America’s pastime gets an old twist

Thursday, June 7, 2001

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

Reeves clothing displayed at Dover Victorian mansion

Thursday, June 7, 2001

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

Lake’s water level down: More sandy space on Erie beaches

Thursday, June 7, 2001

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

Washboard music festival scheduled June 15-17

Thursday, June 7, 2001

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

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