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Grove City woman honored as ag educator

Thursday, January 31, 2002

Carol Ann Gregg of Grove City, Pa., received the Outstanding Service Citation from the National Association of Agricultural Educators.

Guest Commentary: U.S. farmers watch Argentina crisis

Thursday, January 31, 2002

Stewart Truelsen, director of broadcast services for the American Farm Bureau Federation, comments on what the Argentinian financial crisis might mean for U.S. farmers.

Herbs pack big health wallop

Thursday, January 31, 2002

Researchers with the USDA have discovered that herbs have higher antioxidant activity than fruits, vegetables and some spices, including garlic.

Jeweled arts of India exhibit glimmers in Cleveland

Thursday, January 31, 2002

The Cleveland Museum exhibit, from Feb. 24 through May 19, includes approximately 325 works – many lavished with diamonds emeralds, and rubies set in pure gold – displayed in groups including royal adornment, princely weapons, gemstones of inestimable importance, and sumptuous vessels, such as cups, plates, and inkwells.

Learning to market Main Street is a click away

Thursday, January 31, 2002

Faculty and researchers at Cornell and Pennsylvania State’s extension division develop Web site for newly elected officials.

Ohio winter wheat acreage down, wet planting weather to blame

Thursday, January 31, 2002

Counties affected by wheat planting problems include Putnam, Paulding, Van Wert, Allen, Hancock, Henry, Defiance, Wood, and parts of Mercer, Shelby and Auglaize.

Record-breaking Civil War-era quilt displayed at International Quilt Study Center

Thursday, January 31, 2002

“The Reconciliation Quilt,” a famous piece thought to a world-record price when sold at auction has been donated to the University of Nebraska center by Robert and Ardis James.

Roscoe Village video wins award

Thursday, January 31, 2002

A history of the Ohio & Erie Canal has been selected as the national winner of the 2001 Aegis Award in documentaries.

Smith Dairy buys Goshen Dairy plant and distribution

Thursday, January 31, 2002

The Bichsel family will retain ownership and management of the eight Goshen Dairy retail locations.

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.

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