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Dairy groups don’t support Leahy’s idea

Thursday, November 29, 2001

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is pushing a national dairy price policy that includes national pooling and a national Class I price floor.

Extra cost of Bt corn may not yield higher returns

Thursday, November 29, 2001

According to a Purdue ag economist, farmers at the eastern end of the nation’s Corn Belt are less likely to recover the cost of planting Bt seed.

Historic Sebring homes open for society holiday tour

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The Dec. 8 Sebring Historical Society tour features the homes of Michael and Esther Lepsesty, Hal and Pat Kelley, and Edward and Janet Slusser.

Hunting and ‘managing’ wildlife is misguided

Thursday, November 29, 2001

A Cleveland reader calls for the state to assume responsibility for their misguided wildlife management policies that preserve hunting at the expense of nonhunters.

IFO conference to include event for women in ag

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Innovative Farmers of Ohio will hold its 9th annual conference, “Digging In: Cultivating Healthy Soils and Healthy Profits” Jan. 25-26 at the Procter Center in London, Ohio.

Ligonier Valley Historical Society has Festival of Lights

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The festival will include 42 trees and 15 wreaths decorated by local families, businesses and groups.

McCormick tractors return to U.S. market

Thursday, November 29, 2001

McCormick Tractors International, headquartered in the United Kingdom, and Vermeer Manufacturing Company have formed an alliance to market the McCormick tractor line in the United States.

Missouri pork farms settle violations

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Two pork mega-farms agree to spend up to $50 million to clean up their acts and end legal action against them.

National Biodiesel Board claims Penn State wrong

Thursday, November 29, 2001

They dispute there is a major difference between soy-diesel and biodiesel. Soydiesel is simply a name that was formerly used for what is called “biodiesel” today.

Ohio corn varieties performance test results available

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Results of the 2001 Ohio corn performance test are now available online.

Original Gerber Baby turns 75

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Ann Turner Cook was the model for artist Dorothy Hope Smith, who submitted the famous charcoal sketch of Cook in a 1928 contest.

OSU soybean test results available

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Test plots were used to evaluated 190 soybean varieties at five test sites around the state.

Seasonal trimmings set stage for holidays at McKinley Museum

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The annual holiday open house at the Canton museum will be held Nov. 30, from 6-8 p.m.

Variety of architecture styles featured on Akron holiday home tour

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The Stan Hywet home and gardens is only one of the stops on the annual Dec. 1-2 home tour sponsored by the museum.

A good comedy good for your health

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Anticipation of laughter triggers healthy mood changes up to two days in advance, and may reduce stress hormone levels.

Ag economists urge reduction in agricultural subsidies

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

In a paper commissioned by the World Trade Organization, authors advocate the ultimate abolition of export subsidies worldwide.

Carbon trading market expands to Chicago, Mexico City

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

The city of Chicago and Mexico City are joining the Chicago Climate Exchange, a voluntary market for trading emissions of greenhouse gases which are linked to global warming.

Early American Thanksgiving: a labor of love

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Thanksgiving in particular was a time when pioneer women put in many extra hours to create a special feast for their families – even though the menu really hasn’t changed that much.

Lyme disease ticks follow rivers in Midwest

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

University of Illinois researchers have been following the slow migration of ticks south from the upper Mississippi into the Midwest.

Majority of Ohio soybean genes losing resistance to Phytophthora

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

OSU researchers recovered Phytophthora isolates from 82 of 86 locations in 20 counties in northwest and southern Ohio. Many of the isolates killed plants carrying six specific resistant genes.

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