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Antiques festival set for Labor Day

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The 20th annual Western Reserve Academy Antiques Festival will be Sept. 3 in Hudson, Ohio.

Bacterial wilt is smashing pumpkins

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The cucumber beetle is in the pumpkin patch, and when it is infected with a bacterial pathogen, it can be deadly.

Beat soybean sudden death syndrome with tough beans, good management practices

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Checking for the disease now – in August and September – can help growers build a plan of defense against the disease next year.

Corn silage nitrate levels could be dangerously high

Thursday, August 23, 2001

But under unfavorable growing conditions, like this year, this conversion process of nitrate into amino acids is retarded, causing nitrate to accumulate in the stalks and stems. It can areach potentially toxic levels.

Electric choice: Know your choices

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Guest commentatry by Laddie Marous discusses what is involved in taking advantage in the new Ohio law which allows electric consumers to choose their provider.

Erie County team wins national Envirothon

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Five Boy Scouts from North East High School in Erie, Pa., defeated teams from 41 states and 7 Canadian provinces to win the national title.

Farmers need new markets now

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Guest commentary by John Schlageck, managing editor of Kansas Living, a quarterly magazine dedicated to agriculture and rural life, talks about what is needed to save American agriculture.

Lisbon’s Johnny Appleseed Festival features a ton of entertainment

Thursday, August 23, 2001

There will be four parades, a Johnny Appleseed portrayal, Little Miss and Mr. Apple Bud, and a whole lot more at the 34th annual festival.

Museum receives World War II boxcar

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The French national railaroad and the American Prisoner of War Association have donated the boxcar to the Air Force Museum to complete a POW display at the museum.

Number of older Ohioans to double in 2015

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Miami University Gerontology Center warns Ohio needs to plan for the consequences of the buldge in seniors that will hit in 2015.

Ohio Cup vintage baseball festival set

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The Ohio Historical Society event, with three fields, is the largest and oldest such event in the nation, drawing 21 clubs.

Ohio hit by dramatic rise in HMO preumims

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Six states, including Ohio, will be hit hardest by planned increases in managed care health insurance premiums by the large national and regional plans.

Pa. officials seize tractor-trailer for hauling wheat after asbestos load

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The driver had hauled asbestos from Portland, Conn., to Youngstown, then allegedly picked up wheat at McCullough Grain in Sharpsville.

Records shattered at 2001 Ohio State Fair sale of champions

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Stark County’s Laura Kline shows the grand champion market steer.

Red Cross says thanks

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.

Web site is source of sources for West Nile Virus information

Thursday, August 23, 2001

As West Nile Virus gets increasing attention as a threat to both public and animal health in North America, the Agricultural Research Service’s National Agricultural Library has put up a “go-to-first” Web site for information about it.

Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires jointly buy World Wide Sires

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires created a 50-50 joint venture to purchase World-Wide Sires. It will operate as a stand-alone venture.

Dankfest showcases pioneer crafts

Thursday, August 16, 2001

The Harmony Museum in western Pennsylvania presents Dankfest Aug. 25-26, a festival created to preserve crafts and around-the-home skills that were part of 18th and 19th century pioneer and rural life.

Do you really need all that nitrogen?

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Illinois research confirms less fertilizer is adequate to maintain high corn yields.

Fluids key to managing heat

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Fifty-five to 75 percent of the body’s weight is water; the brain is 70 percent water; blood is 82 percent water; and the lungs are nearly 90 percent water. And you wonder why drinking lots of fluids is a smart idea in extreme heat?

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