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Jackson’s Mill looking for ‘friends’ in high places

Thursday, December 14, 2000

In 1921, Jackson’s Mill in West Virginia became the nation’s first state 4-H camp. Now, the Friends of Jackson’s Mill are trying to drum up both time and money to support the facility.

Top Dairies program finds out what puts dairies at the top

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Top Dairies is a national database that contains financial information on more than 1,000 dairy farms.

Electoral college a barrier to democracy

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The emergence of partisan politics has corrupted the electoral college by exacting advance pledges from the electors.

Cold weather means ice skating at Mill Creek Park

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Skating lessons at Mill Creek MetroParks’ outdoor ice rink start Jan. 6.

Developing chef connection takes constant communication

Thursday, December 14, 2000

If you want to sell your produce to a chef, stay in touch, says a Wooster, Ohio, organic grower.

Tips for helping children of divorce during the holidays

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Divorced parents can do much to alleviate the stress of the holidays for their children.

USDA makes modest changes in dairy pricing system to raise farmer income

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The USDA’s recently announced modifications in the pricing formulas in the Federal Milk Marketing Order system should result in a modest increase in dairy farmer prices.

Dairy and farming is not always the same

Thursday, December 14, 2000

If milk producers expect to survive in a climate of change, they should take a lesson from the potato industry.

Letter writer expressed bigotry of his own

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and that freedom includes the right to believe or to not believe.

ODNR honors conservationists’ efforts

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio Department of Natural Resources inducts two members into Hall of Fame.

Chef insists on only locally-grown food

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The upscale Cleveland restaurant, Parker’s, exclusively showcases foods produced by Ohio farmers or farmers in nearby Pennsylvania.

Moravian lovefeast to be held Dec. 10 at Schoenbrunn

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Moravian lovefeast is a fellowship service that has been held in Moravian churches for nearly 250 years, originating in Germany in the 1740s.

Carols aren’t just for Christmastime

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The bulk of the carols have to do with nativity, so we tend to use them at Christmas time, but there are carols associated with harvest, Lent, Easter, Palm Sunday and the passing seasons.

November temperatures could predict cold, snowy winter

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Columbiana County’s longtime U.S. weather observer says, if November was any indication, get ready for a cold winter!

Plenty of rest and hot fluids is best way to beat colds

Thursday, December 14, 2000

While there’s hope that something will be discovered to cure the cold, researchers haven’t found it yet.

Learn to deal with estate planning with new home course

Thursday, December 14, 2000

An Estate Planning Letter Study Course is available to start you on an estate plan. You can proceed at your own pace and in the comfort of your home.

California Farm Equipment Show gets new name

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The world’s largest agriculture show will be Feb. 13-15.

Pork producer markets directly to Cleveland chef

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Central Ohio organic pork producer Ed Snavely is bypassing conventional marketing channels to market his niche product.

Pastor carves Christmas totem pole

Thursday, December 14, 2000

A 26-year effort in research, sketching and carving ended in the translation of the Christmas story into a 12-foot totem pole of yellow cedar.

What do successful Midwest dairies have in common?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

There is a wide disparity between the income of the most profitable and least profitable farms with 85 to 120 dairy cows.

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