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Going with the wind

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Wind energy technology taking root on Pennsylvania in ridge-top pastures of Pennsylvania farms has tripled the amount of wind energy in the Eastern United States.

Little-known shrine gives peaceful memorial scene for Ohioans lost in war

Thursday, November 1, 2001

This Veterans Day the Ohio Department of Natural Resources invites all Ohioans to rediscover the Memorial Forest Shrine, the state’s official monument to her nearly 20,000 sons and daughters killed in World War II and wars since.

Meals On Wheel needs support

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Columbiana County makes an appeal for support of United Way.

Nutrient planning is scale-neutral

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Examples of both poor and excellent nutrient management can be found among small as well as large operations.

Recycling manure to the limit: a dairy system that does it all

Thursday, November 1, 2001

A team of engineers, scientists and economists have created a manure management system that cleans up the environment, heats buildings, fertilizes winter forage, and cleans up the water for the cows.

Soybeans hit hard by weather this year

Thursday, November 1, 2001

OSU researchers have found the presence of diseases was not high enough to dramatically affect yields.

USDA proposes new rules for beef research money

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The proposal would direct more checkoff money into the qualified state beef councils in states where cattle are born and raised.

Writing to correct misunderstandings

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The executive director of the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission writes to clarify possible misunderstandings about the compact reported in Farm and Dairy.

WVU’s Marching Band to premiere original piece in honor of its centennial

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Jay Chattaway, Emmy Award-winning composer and Band alumnus, has written a special score in honor of the band’s 100th birthday that will be performed at Homecoming.

Antique tool collection focus of sale

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Planes and levels creating the most interest at the Hazen Auction service Oct. 13 sale of the Ralph Platt estate.

Bred heifer tops Harvest Hills sale

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Windemere Lotto Wade, consigned by Farmore Farms, Burton, Ohio, sold for $3,150 to Hartline Valley Farms, Marietta.

Bt corn gets green light for seven more years

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Following a nearly two-year long review process, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved corn genetically modified with Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for an additional seven years.

Ebony Muck the series now hatched from talk of local history

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Muck II, “The Muck: Altman, Hartville, and Marlboro – The Celery Road” will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at Marlboro Elementary School on Route 619.

Food safety important at upcoming small farm conference

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The 18th annual Hydroponic Grower’s Conference will be Nov. 16-17 in Orlando, Fla. will be a likely forum for an intense discussion of the issue.

Foreign markets seek non-GMO crops

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The American Corn Growers Association urges farmers to meet the demands of foreign markets and the preferences of foreign buyers when they decide what crop varieties to plant.

Graduate student discovers intact embryo in dusty artifact dinosaur egg

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Unearthed more than 30 years ago, the egg and its well-preserved nearly hatched embryo are just now getting scientific attention.

Lamb, goat conference called Nov. 8-9 at West Virginia University

Thursday, October 25, 2001

“Reinventing the Appalachian Shepherd: Lamb and Goat Marketing” is aimed at reenergizing the industry in the region.

Local youths take top spots in KILE sheep contest

Thursday, October 25, 2001

As the Keystone International Livestock Exposition wrapped up weekend activity Oct. 7 at the State Farm Show Complex, junior sheep took center stage.

Mixed bag or melting pot? U.S. population remains diverse

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The 2000 census figures show more ethnic diversity than ever, but sharp population divisions occurring in U.S. regions.

Model railroads run flat-out through two weekends

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The Youngstown Model Railroad Association is having its annual Fall Open House Nov. 3-4 and Nov. 10-11.

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