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Mahoning 4-H observes 100th anniversary with 4-H open house

Thursday, January 10, 2002

A 4-H open house will be held Jan. 15 at the Mahoning County Extension office.

Milk support prices, annual loan rates unchanged for now

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Last fall’s ag appropriations act extends the Milk Price Support Program through May 31, 2002, at the 2001 milk support price of $9.90 per hundredweight.

NFU’s Swenson not seeking reelection

Thursday, January 10, 2002

After 14 years as president of the National Farmers Union, Leland Swenson has decided to step down.

Ohio Coin Expo rolls into Ohio in February

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Ohio’s Largest Coin Show, will be held Feb. 8-10 at the Holiday Inn

in Strongsville.

Ohio rural communities receive $265 million through USDA program

Thursday, January 10, 2002

During 2001 the Ohio USDA Rural Development office’s housing program alone completed loans to 2,055 families totaling more than $143 million.

OSU polar scientist Ian Whillans commemorated: Antarctic ice stream named in his honor.

Thursday, January 10, 2002

In a rare renaming of a glacial feature, the Advisory Committee for Antarctic Names has designated Ice Stream B in the western portion of Antarctica as the Whillans Ice Stream in honor of the late glaciologist.

Penn State sets Christmas tree management short course

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Sponsored by the College of Agricultural Sciences’ department of horticulture, the course is designed to help Christmas tree growers adopt the latest production and management practices.

Second round of Pymatuning/Shenango watershed forums scheduled

Thursday, January 10, 2002

The watershed plan is ready for review, and public meetings will be held Jan. 22 at the Kinsman Public Library and Jan. 24 at the Mercer County Extension Office.

Some tax laws change for 2002

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Lower personal income tax rates are the cheeriest news, along with

higher contribution limits on retirement plans and more breaks for

those educating their children.

Windows into heaven

Thursday, January 10, 2002

“Heaven on Earth: The Holy Art of Imperial Russia” an exhibition that traces the history and artistic development of the Russian icon, will be on exhibit in Columbus from Jan. 11 through Feb. 10.

A cartel by any other name …

Thursday, January 3, 2002

A Huntington, Ohio, reader expresses his feelings on the idea of “dairy cartels.”

Consumers remain confident beef is safe, disease-free

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Despite a general awareness of Mad Cow Disease, 89 percent of consumers are not concerned about the beef they buy.

Dates set for 2002 Ohio Beef Expo

Thursday, January 3, 2002

The March 15-17 event will add breed shows and sales and features an expanded trade show.

Dayton Art Institute: ‘All-American Year’ planned for 2002

Thursday, January 3, 2002

“Scenes of American Life: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum” will feature more than 60 paintings and sculptures of everyday people involved in daily activities in masterworks of American artists.

Farm Service Agency offices combined

Thursday, January 3, 2002

The Farm Service Agency has combined the Beaver/Allegheny County Farm Service Agency Office with the Butler County Farm Service Agency Office, to be located in Butler.

First steps to flight began at Kitty Hawk

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Most of the information the Wright brothers amassed was theory, not fact, said officials from the U.S. Air Force Museum at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. In 1900, they decided to put the theories to test and set out for Kitty Hawk.

Four state extensions offering conference to consider midlife

Thursday, January 3, 2002

“Celebrating Midlife” will be April 7-9 at Oglebay Restort and Conference Center in Wheeling, sponsored by the cooperative extension services of Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

Gypsy moth damage increasing in Ohio

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Wandering across Ohio, gypsy moth larvae are stripping acres of Ohio’s woodlands.

Hand-carved wooden ware on display in Ashtabula

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Local artist Lyle W. Siekkinen will exhibit his wooden bowls, ladles, spoons and dishes reminiscent of colonial America at the Ashtabula Arts Center in January.

Herd bull use grows in dairy breeding

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Ray L. Nebel, extension dairy scientist in reproductive management at Virginia Tech discusses when and how natural bull service is an option.

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