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Poland historical society holds holiday tour of homes

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Seven homes , plus the newly opened Poland Public Library, are on the annual Christmas Tour of Homes scheduled for Dec. 4 and Dec. 5.

Senate farm bill moves to floor

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

An agriculture program reauthorization bill moved out of the Senate Agriculture Committee strong on conservation measures and $4 billion higher than the House version.

Shepherds symposium to cover scrapie

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

The 2001 Buckeye Shepherds Symposium held by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Symposium will be Dec. 1 at the Raddisson Columbus Airport.

Taft to sign law strengthening regulation of minerals operations

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Senate Bill 83 is the first comprehensive overhaul of the state’s industrial minerals law since 1974, and received important support both from the environmental community and Ohio’s mining industry.

Tea Leaf Club auction totaled $47,000

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

The major event of the Tea Leaf Club International annual convention is the Saturday auction, this year divided into afternoon and after dinner sessions.

The Thanksgiving feast is entering commerce

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Many of the holiday foods most families will enjoy are also growing in significance as U.S. agricultural exports.

The truth about Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Originating as an traditional English harvest feast, the roots of Thanksgiving go back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The menu was probably goose, venison, and eel.

Turning over a new leaf: Tobacco growers eye livestock grant

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Ohio is offering grants up to $2,500 to tobacco growers willing to retool farms for livestock.

Agriculture not to blame for antibiotic resistance

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Of all antibiotics used in the United States, only 6.1 percent are used for growth promotion in food-producing animals, so don’t blame livestock producers for antibiotic resistance.

Black raspberries do your body good

Thursday, November 15, 2001

A cup of black raspberries a day may help keep esophageal cancer at bay.

Corn leaf blight returns to Ohio

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Northern corn leaf blight, a fungal disease that can cause significant yield losses under wet weather conditions, has been found in cornfields throughout southern Ohio this season. The disease was last seen in Ohio in the early 1990s.

Four clues to what you’ll pay on eBay auctions

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Is there method to the madness of bidding online for an item? Yes, according to a study of eBay coin transactions.

Ohio counties eligible for USDA emergency loans

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Thirty-six Ohio counties are eligible for USDA emergency farm loans due to losses caused by excessive rain, flooding, and army worms that occurred earlier this year.

Ohioan shows champion in Louisville

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Carroll County Brown Swiss breeder Brian Scharver showed the grand champion Swss at this year’s North American International Livestock Exposition.

Post September 11: Does cattle industry need to worry?

Thursday, November 15, 2001

A weaker economy, a reaction to the events of Sept. 11, is less supportive to beef sales.

Restored village celebrates holidays with historical twist

Thursday, November 15, 2001

The story of how holiday celebrations evolved is traced through the activities and special tours in Sauder Village in northwestern Ohio Nov. 23-24 and Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

Reverse painted lamp sells for $8,900

Thursday, November 15, 2001

A late summer Ohio auction saw a Handel lamp cross the sale block at $8,900.

Roscoe Village celebrates holidays old-fashioned way

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Visitors at Historic Roscoe Village will experience an old-fashioned Christmas in this restored canal town throughout December.

Several Ohio state parks offering cottage specials

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Two-night cottage stays earn free extra nights in eight Ohio state parks this winter.

Think globally, buy locally

Thursday, November 15, 2001

If events of Sept. 11 make you nervous about the U.S. food supply, get to know a local farmer, says this letter writer.

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