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Pennsylvania, Ohio exhibitors win at KILE beef competitions

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Championships were awarded in the Hereford, Highland, Shorthorn, and Limousin competitions. Armstrong Farms of Saxonburg, Pa., was premiere Shorthorn exhibitor.

Plants as weapons: Be aware, not alarmed

Thursday, October 25, 2001

OSU plant-disease specialist says anti-crop bioterrorism is a threat to the United States but not a “gigantic” one.

Prion diseases: clues found for jump to new species

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Scientists have found the adaption is a prolonged and subtle process, and the early stages of it are very difficult to detect.

Rural Ohio enduring conflicting trends

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Today, 34 percent of Ohio’s 11.4 million residents live in townships, outside the boundaries of a city or village. That’s 3.86 million people, up from 2.7 million in 1960, when it was 12 percent of the state’s population.

Taft’s ethanol plan political hype

Thursday, October 25, 2001

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

Three enter Natural Resources Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has honored Ralph Cobey, Frances Kitchen and Roger Conant with its highest honor.

Want to start farming? Forages are key

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Michael E. Haubner, ag extension agent in Clark County, explains why he sees a future in agriculture for those who wish to do something other than sit on the seat of a big machine.

Ag Encounter 2001

Thursday, October 18, 2001

More than 400 elementary students from the New Castle Area School District explored agriculture’s role in their everyday lives at the ag event at Lawrence County Fairgrounds.

Antiques show returns to Bath elementary

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Revere Antique Guild will hold its 53rd annual antique and collectible show Oct. 19-20.

Area toy museum can unleash the kid in you

Thursday, October 18, 2001

A Marx toy collector, Francis Turner, has rekindled the dreams and memories associated with the former West Virginia toy manufacturer by opening of an Official Marx Toy Museum in Moundsville.

Genealogical seminar offered in Mahoning County

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will hold a Nov. 3 beginning genealogy fall seminar.

GMO tests are available to farmers

Thursday, October 18, 2001

OSU researchers have outlined a number of tests available to farmers that measure levels of herbicide and insect tolerance of such crops as corn or soybeans.

Greensburg Antique Show adds third day

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The show is scheduled Nov. 2-4 at the Mountain View Inn east of Greensburg, Pa.

Gun shop auction attracts bidders.

Thursday, October 18, 2001

High sale was a 1863 Sharps carbine with saddle scabbard that sold for $3,500.

Kingsville branch packed with grapes

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The OSU Grape Research Branch in Ashtabula County, a 25-acre facility with research vineyards, hosts an estimated 600 visitors a year, most of them students.

Middendorf estate auction eclectic

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Studded with enough impressive antique furniture and furnishings the sale drew a good sized crowd of bidders who came for more than just curiosity.

Pesticide applicator schools offered for sawmill workers

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Ohio Sawmill workers must now be certified as licensed pesticide applicators.

Resolutions proposed for a solution

Thursday, October 18, 2001

A Waterford, Ohio, reader presents four resolutions/solutions to allow the United States to move forward with realistic resolution and a straight-forward solution to the devastation of terrorism.

Sheep Management Tips: Gleaning could offer feed source

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Roger High, OSU Extension sheep associate talks about the how to go about putting sheep on harvested corn fields, and other fall management practices.

U.S. EPA still controls CAFO regs

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Reader writes to emphasize that Despite all the hype from the state agriculture department on its new large animal facility permitting process, the U.S. EPA is still very much in charge of the waters of Ohio and the CAFOs impacting them.

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