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Edible plastics for bales? Corn zein used to make wrapping films

Thursday, June 28, 2001

An Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.

Fast, inexpensive ways to lower your summer cooling bills

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Suggestions are offered from the CertainTeed Home Institute.

Hartville farm gives easement to nature center

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Thomas and Margaret Raff Hague of Canton have donated the development rights from their 100-acre farm in Lake Township to The Wilderness Center in Wilmot, Ohio.

Holstein Invitational winners released

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Grand champion female at the District II Open Invitational Holstein Show at Tiscarawas Cpimtu Fairgrounds was the 5-year-old, Shaland Integrity Mallory, sired by Robthom Integrity, and exhibited by Hycrest Farms, Floyd Casper and family, Carrollton, Ohio.

Hummingbirds need your help this summer

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Some facts and tips about hummingbirds, how to attract them and how to assist them.

Muskingum River navigation system named a civil engineering landmark

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources operates and maintains the river’s 150-year-old system of 10 hand-operated locks and dams – the oldest of its kind in the country.

Ohio Cattleman’s Association plan summer round-up

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Round-Up to Wood County, Ohio, in July 14 will feature six producer operations, including a Holstein steer beef operation.

On to Louisville

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Ashland FFA Food Science and Technology Team will compete in national competition.

Schoenbrunn to host Moravian exhibit

Thursday, June 28, 2001

A special traveling photographic exhibit, John Valentine Haidt: A Life of Christ, will be on display July 6-29 in the Schoenbrunn Visitor Center audio-visual room.

Schoenbrunn Village hosts living history weekend, July 7-8

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Aspects of historic Indian culture presented by experienced 18th century Native American re-enactors will be featured.

What qualifies as a family farm?

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Guest commentator Richard Levins, professor and extension agricultural economist at the University of Minnesota and a senior fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, writes about the critical definition of “family” farms.

Zoar Village to demonstrate how life used to be

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Costumed volunteer interpreters will be stationed in each of the village’s 10 museum buildings July 7-8, to give visitors a glimpse of daily life in this former religious communal society.

Allergic reactions no link to StarLink

Thursday, June 21, 2001

An independent body of scientific experts will convene July 17-18 for a two-day public meeting to review a set of issues that EPA is considering as it reviews StarLink corn.

Ashtabula Arts Center to host concert series

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Free “Brown Bag” concerts will be held each Wednesday in Ashtabula and Thursday in Jefferson.

Backyard fireworks aren’t worth losing your sight over

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Hospital emergency rooms treat thousands of people for fireworks-related injuries each Fourth of July holiday.

Most of these victims are children; most of the injuries are caused by backyard, “class C” fireworks.

Be choosy in plant selection if you want to try wildflowers

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Who hasn’t wanted to try their hand at growing a few wildflowers after walking through the woods on a day in May or June? A forest floor carpeted with trilliums or lady slippers is an inspiring sight.

Beech Fork State Park to salute U.S. with bell ringing

Thursday, June 21, 2001

“Salute to America – Let Freedom Ring” will begin at 1:30 p.m. July 4, in the state park near Barboursville, W.Va.

Cell phone users aren’t making deals, they’re talking to Mom

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Who’s driving while using a cell phone and what they’re gabbing about might just surprise you.

Century Village to host blacksmithing workshop

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The second annual Century Village Museum blacksmithing conference will be June 30 and July 1.

Columbiana County Ag Hall of Fame accepting nominees

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The Columbiana County Historical Association and the Columbiana County Agricultural Society are accepting nominations for the second class of inductees to the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

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