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DEP completes report on effects of underground mining in Western Pennsylvania

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The report supplements the 1999 report and confirms reports of damage to 173 more properties. The percentage of undermined properties with damage has decreased.

Early planting has its advantages and problems

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Purdue corn specialist says that while the calendar may heralds winter’s recent end, the first days of spring are often iffy for field work.

FAPRI leader looks optimistically at legislative action on farm bill reform

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Farm bill discussion must include debate on how much it takes to sustain U.S. agriculture says policy analyst.

Farmers could be in for ‘slug’fest

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Farmers need to scout for slugs as soon it warms up and fields are dry enough for walking.

First conference for Ohio’s black farmers provides many opportunities

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The first-ever conference for black farmers in Ohio will be held April 21 at the Stratford Ecological Center in Delaware, Ohio.

Get in the game: Prevent school violence

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Guest commentary by Matthew Kaplan, assistant professor of agricultural education at Penn State, looks at how community tragedy can be averted with connections.

Grandparents have a role in divorce

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The grandparents can take steps to support both their children and grandchildren during this challenging time

Industrial minerals operations in Ohio facing possible regulation legislation

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Senate Bill 83 proposing to strengthen regulations for mining materials such as limestone, gravel, and clay represents the first comprehensive overhaul of the state’s industrial minerals laws since 1974.

Lake County awards honor environmental action

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The county Environmental Education Committee will present its annual Environmental Improvement Awards April 27.

Learn about keeping your septic system in healthy shape

Thursday, April 12, 2001

During “Celebrate Summer in Columbiana County” April 21 Health Department personnel will offer assistance in learning how to recognize a failing system or obtain information about a new site.

Little things add up to better soybean profits

Thursday, April 12, 2001

To remain profitable, growers will have to manage the crop well, limit costs, and market for the top dollar, said Ohio State University agronomist Jim Beuerlein. “For most producers, the easiest and most effective approach is to reduce the cost of production.”

New population center claims more sheep than people

Thursday, April 12, 2001

2000 U.S. Census results place Edgar Springs, Mo., population 190, as the new population center of the United States.

NPPC seeks injunction to stop more harassment

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The pork producers went back to court April 6 after the March 26 occupation of NPPC’s Washington offices that was led by the Campaign for Family Farms and their member organizations including the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement.

Pa. assists counties with mosquitoes

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Multi-agency task force creates a $3.3 million grants program to assist counties with mosquito surveillance and control in an effort to detect and control mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus.

Pa. Grange opposes premium pooling

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Says state milk marketing board plan to pool part of Class I premium is not in the interest of most dairy farmers.

‘Pass It On Day’ a hubbub of yard sales in Fredonia

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The 9th annual community event featuring yard and garage sales plus special events will be May 5.

Purebred shows held at Ohio Beef Expo

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Results of the purebred cattle shows held at the Ohio Been Expo March 16-18 at the Ohio Expo Center.

Researchers shop for answers about consumer illiteracy

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Tests indicate that as many as one in five U.S. adults are, to varying degrees, functionally illiterate and innumerate (unable to do math). Study focuses on how do these adults function as consumers?

Revised, updated “Birds of Ohio” is available

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The bible of Buckeye birders has been revised and published in a second edition.

Spring Dairy Expo crowns winners

Thursday, April 12, 2001

A 5-year-old Holstein cow and Holstein yearling heifer were named supreme champions from the 560 head of dairy cattle that paraded through the tanbark ring for the 2001 Spring Dairy Expo March 29-31 in Columbus.

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