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Buckeye ingenuity: Caregiver adapts items to help elderly, disabled

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Special Farm Science Review presentation shares ideas for make-your-own adaptive equipment.

Call of the wild: N.H. lake lures man and beast

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Included in the protected prime wildlife habitats that cover more than 7,700 acres along the shores of Lake Umbagog and the banks of the Magalloway and Androscoggin rivers are freshwater wetlands, floating islands of spruce and maple trees, lily pads and upland areas of balsam-scented spruce-fir forests.

Fairfield County barn tour slated

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Sept. 22 event will focus on three renovated barns.

Lighten up: Ohio farm equipment law kicks in

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Farmers who have multi-wheeled tractors are now required to display new lighting for traveling at night on streets or highways.

Mercer County Country Tour scheduled

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Sept. 15-16 drive-it-yourself tour will feature eight stops.

Milking sheep: Wisconsin family says it’s profitable

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Sheep milk is in great demand through thier sheep dairy cooperative, selling at an economically sustainable price to create domestic sheep milk cheese production.

New FSR exhibit targets small farms

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Center for Small Farms, co-sponsored by the American Small Farm magazine and Farm Science Review, is geared toward manufacturing agribusinesses that assist smaller acreage farmers.

Ohio receives national archives award

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Ohio Historical Society has received an award recognizing the society’s public service and contributions to the archives profession, particularly in the area of pioneering services on the Internet.

Retired freighter brings tales of the Great Lakes to life

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The William G. Mather bulk freighter museum in the Cleveland waterfront will hold unique storytelling tours this fall.

Review will warm hearts and heads

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Spare a few minutes at the Farm Science Review to make mittens and hats for homeless children.

When is your corn ready to chop

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Determining the proper time to harvest corn for silage is critical because whole plant dry matter content varies with maturity and it influences fermentation.

WVU renames ag college for sisters

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Two Morgantown sisters have gifted $18.4 million to the university, the largest private donation from individuals in WVU history. Most of the donation, $16.2 million, is earmarked for the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences.

A rural legend: The search for Pa. mountain lions

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The mystery of whether wild eastern cougars, also commonly known as mountain lions, pumas, or panthers, really survive in the Keystone State was excited recently by the rumor of a cougar killed on Interstate 80.

Capitol Music Hall announces full schedule, variety of performances

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Jamboree USA officials have brought together an array of stars for the fall and winter season at the Capitol Music Hall in Wheeling.

Dried and true: Make sure parched corn isn’t all wet

Thursday, September 6, 2001

While many areas in Ohio are experiencing drought conditions that would drive growers to harvest early, drought-stressed corn should be harvested no earlier than normal corn silage.

Fight between GMOs and the bugs they repel may not be over

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A Michigan State University entomologist said farmers and those marketing genetically modified seeds shouldn’t become complacent because so far there has been no documented evidence that insects have developed resistance to crops engineered to repel them.

Katie-Lynn Bruening stars at Geauga Fair auction

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Even though Katie-Lynn came into the ring fifth, after the grand and reserve champion and two other first place hogs had already sold, the crowd of bidders had been waiting for her and several had decided to buy her hog.

Korean War vets eligible for medals

Thursday, September 6, 2001

There are more than 1.7 million veterans still eligible for the Korean War Service Medal, including the next of kin of deceased veterans.

Museum celebrates Sept. 14 anniversary of McKinley’s death

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A temporary exhibit to honor the fallen president, “A Man’s Best Gift to His Country is His Life Blood: Public Servant William McKinley,” will be on view in the Keller Gallery through Jan. 31.

National measures in place to strengthen crop insurance program

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The USDA’s Risk Management Agency, Farm Service Agency and private reinsured crop insurance companies that sell and service crop insurance policies have joined forces in a nationwide effort to improve the integrity of the program.

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