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A farmer can appreciate the ‘arts’

Thursday, January 11, 2001

This letter writer takes offense to an elected official who considers those who choose to farm unsophisticated country bumpkins.

Millport yearly weather report

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Here’s what U.S. weather observer Edwin R. Copeland recorded about 2000 weather from his station in southern Columbiana County.

Spotlight isn’t just on large farms

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Editor Susan Crowell warns the manure regulations are hitting farms of all sizes, not just the big boys.

Pa. Farm Show to mark 85th year January 6-11

Thursday, January 4, 2001

The largest indoor agricultural event in America will run Saturday, Jan. 6, to Thursday, Jan. 11, at the state Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.

Homebuyer’s guide can be foundation for smart decisions

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Home buyers can reach much better decisions if they have accurate information available to them upfront. A new publication provides valuable information on each step in the homebuying process.

Penn State ag college offers new degree programs

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is offering a master’s degree and a graduate level advanced certificate in community and economic development.

Cleveland museum exhibit features landscape photos

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Look at the American landscape with new eyes through a photograph exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Rare bronze brings $40,000

Thursday, January 4, 2001

A rare bronze brings $40,000 at the ewolf’s December fine art and fine decorations online auction.

Western Reserve Historical Society honors Dr. King

Thursday, January 4, 2001

The Western Reserve Historical Society remembers the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at two special events, Jan. 14-15.

Keep calves, heifers healthy during winter

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Calves and heifers experience more disease during the winter than at any other time. What can you do to prevent it?

Teams of horses and mules lighten the load of logging small woodlots

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Before World War II just about everybody farmed and hauled lumber and cord wood with horses. That love of the heavy horse seems to persist especially in Ohio, the heart of draft horse country in the modern farming era.

New regs for large feedlot operations

Thursday, January 4, 2001

EPA’s proposed regulations for large animal feedlot operation pollution control are under fire by the American Farm Bureau.

OSU Corn Performance Trial results

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Fresh off the press and ready for a long winter’s night read is Ohio State’s 2000 Corn Performance Trials results.

Ohio hog inventory up from last quarter

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Ohio hog producers had over 1.5 million hogs on hand Dec. 1, up 2 percent from a year earlier, and 6 percent above last quarter.

Private landowners should attend forest wildlife meeting

Thursday, January 4, 2001

A Forest Wildlife Conference will be held Jan. 20 at the Buckeye Joint Vocational School in New Philadelphia.

Barbie and friends featured at auction

Thursday, January 4, 2001

A 1959 #1 blonde Ponytail Barbie with reset blonde hair and touched-up face paint sold in her original box with #1 stand for a high bid of $4,100 at a recent McMasters auction.

Second ag easement donated to ODA

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Virgil Hudson donated an agricultural easement on his 100-acre Auglaize County farm to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Tractor certification course offered in Medina County

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Medina County 4-H will present a six-class tractor certification course Jan. 13 through Feb. 17for those 14-16 who will be operating a tractor over 20-horse power.

Pork checkoff ballots reviewed

Thursday, December 28, 2000

USDA announced last week that 2,000 pork checkoff referendum ballots initially declared invalid will be reviewed again at the county level to determine whether they can be counted.

Heat with propane or shelled corn?

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Dennis Buffington, professor of agricultural at Penn State, studies when to consider heating by burning corn.

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