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Beef marketing opportunity to be detailed

Thursday, July 5, 2001

AngusGeneNet will explain how to get more for cattle by providing quality cattle of all breeds for the Branded Beef Program.

Biosecurity fact sheets available on OSU Internet site

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Ohio State University animal health specialists stress the importance of maintaining biosecurity measures that not only keep foot-and-mouth in check, but also help control other animal ailments.

Can manure be made more valuable?

Thursday, July 5, 2001

With 160 million tons of it produced annually in the United States, and most of it rich in carbohydrates and proteins, it has potential for becoming high value products.

Century Village Museum to host antiques show

Thursday, July 5, 2001

A show where crafts and reproductions will not be admitted will be held July 14 in Burton, Ohio.

Colonial Williamsburg preserving Ghent Treaty Box

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The historic box that carried the treaty ending the War of 1812, thus resolving the final hostilities between the United States and Britain, currently is undergoing conservation at Colonial Williamsburg.

Company makes farm biosecurity signs available

Thursday, July 5, 2001

ABS Global now has a sign that reads “Stop. Biosecure Area. Visitors by Appointment Only.”

Dailey taps Buchy as assistant director

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Jim Buchy will manage the day-to-day operations of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, formulating, and shaping regulatory policy, and monitoring agricultural legislation.

Dairy program calling all producers

Thursday, July 5, 2001

A July 19 program will show producers how to manage “price risk” and learn about diary options and futures markets.

Early crop has sweet corn growers pickin’ and grinnin’

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The southern Ohio crop is 10 days ahead of schedule, and two or three weeks earlier than the rest of the state.

Fast food giant sets animal care standards

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Burger King Corporation is now requiring suppliers to adhere to animal care and handling guidelines and has asked USDA to fully enforce the Humane Slaughter Act.

Guard against silo gas dangers

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Nitrogen dioxide is a lethal gas with a yellowish-brown color, when this gas achieves further oxidation and is then combined with water it becomes a highly-corrosive nitric acid.

Herbfest is designed for both experts and beginners

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The 10th annual Frontier Herb Fest – the nation’s largest annual herb conference – will be Aug. 17-19 at Boulder, Colo.

High court finds one checkoff illegal

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 25 that the mushroom checkoff is unconstitutional, saying it violates free-speech rights under the First Amendment.

Is biotech really needed inthe Midwest?

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The potential of biotechnology and genetically altered plants must be weighed against the risks of using it.

Learn how to make your summer picnic a bee free event

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The solution to annoying bees at your family barbecue may be to share your feast.

Learn what it takes to run for the school board

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The Ohio School Boards Association is conducting a workshop for those who haven’t made up their minds whether to run for office or not.

Maggots in the chicken house

Thursday, July 5, 2001

An entomologist from Georgia says a certain not-so-picky maggot would be more than happy to help clean up commercial chicken houses.

McKinley Museum offers three-day summer science class

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Park It class for second and third graders will teach them how to find their way around the woods.

Noah’s Lost Ark expands sanctuary

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The grand opening for the exotic animal sanctuary’s large cat and carnivore compound will be July 7.

Outdoor antique show and sale scheduled at Westlake

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The Clague House Museum, built in 1876, will be the setting for the July 8 show.

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