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Surveys find acceptance of pasteurized cider

Thursday, January 31, 2002

Cider taste tests on consumers over a three-year period have revealed that consumers have a split opinion on what a good cider should taste like.

Urban wildlife topic for 2002 Ohio wildlife diversity conference

Thursday, January 31, 2002

The annual event is March 13, and is open to the public. It is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.

USDA offers sustainable farming grants

Thursday, January 31, 2002

Individual producers can apply for SARE grants up to $6,000 and up to $18,000 is available for groups of three or more.

Version of Uncle Tom’s Cabin found

Thursday, January 31, 2002

The serialized story was discovered preserved in the attic of a Brunswick, Maine, home.

65 acres brings $134,119

Thursday, January 24, 2002

The estate auction of Earl Beal in Columbiana County was conducted by auctioneer Jayme Gandee.

CAUV recoupment stings

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Ohio farmer says the Ohio Farm Bureau’s support of legislation to extend CAUV recoupment to five years in the name of farmland preservation in not in the interest of the farmer.

Corn, soybean yields below 2000 crop

Thursday, January 24, 2002

The U.S. corn harvest is estimated at 9.51 billion bushels, the fourth largest crop behind 1994′s record production of 10.1 billion bushels followed by 2000′s and 1998′s production.

December auction saw Dargate’s largest ever bidding audience

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Buyers vied to win more than 3,100 lots over the five-day sale. The main attraction was the Americana collection of Ann Ryan of Pittsburgh.

Malabar Farm’s famous ‘Big House’ to undergo massive renovation, repair

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Public tours through the Richland County home of novelist and conservationist Louis Bromfield will be discontinued during the construction period.

Organic vegetable production workshop is for small- and large-scale growers

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Get the basics of growing organic vegetables, as well as the basics of making organic vegetable farming a full-time venture, at two workshops planned in February in northeastern Ohio.

OSU plans calf and heifer workshops

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Two winter workshops in northeastern Ohio will feature a Cornell expert on calf and heifer management.

Pa. deadline nearing for livestock farm permits

Thursday, January 24, 2002

A second CAFO permit application deadline is approaching through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Paying less costs more with credit card

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Extension consumer scientist warns consumers that while credit cards are convenient tools, many people don’t realize that their repayment habits greatly influence how much it costs them to use credit.

President Bush given 4-H award as part of centennial celebration

Thursday, January 24, 2002

He received 4-H’s highest honor in a White House ceremony with USDA Secretary Ann M. Veneman, a former 4-H’er, in attendance.

Scientists find anticancer agent of vitamin C

Thursday, January 24, 2002

A food scientist at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY., and his Korean colleagues have found that vitamin C blocks the carcinogenic effects of hydrogen peroxide on intercellular communication.

USDA offers CRP contract extensions

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Conservation Reserve Program contracts expiring this year may be extended for another year.

Washington’s early military career subject of Harmoniefest presentation

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Historic Harmony’s annual Harmoniefest Heritage Awards dinner scheduled for Feb. 16.

Conservation tillage conference planned

Thursday, January 17, 2002

The Tri-State Conservation Tillage conference will be held Jan. 29 in West Middlesex, Pa.

Do you qualify?

Thursday, January 17, 2002

SALEM, Ohio – Interested in applying to adopt a wild horse or burro? Applicants must meet the following guidelines: * At least 18 and a resident of the United States. Parents or guardians may adopt a wild horse or burro and allow younger family members to care for the animal. * No prior convictions of […]

Erie auctioneer second in Pennsylvania competition

Thursday, January 17, 2002

Thirty-six auctioneers enter the Farm Show bid calling contest.

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