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Potato growers assistance extended

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The new deadline for diverting the potatoes from marketing has been extended to June 12, and producers have from that date until July 13 to sign up.

Quality, not quantity, of child care is what impacts children

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Researchers affiliated with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development organization met recently to review new findings in a 10-year study of more than 1,300 children.

Before the results could be substantiated and debated, the findings were released that 17 percent of children who spent more than 30 hours a week in child care were rated as aggressive.

Reducing bacteria improves pigs’ gain

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Electronic pasteurization of nursery diets can improve pig performance with minimal costs.

Researchers “grow” pharmaceuticals

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Rutgers University scientists have developed a way to use living plants to reliably and inexpensively manufacture biologically active compounds ranging from human insulin to cancer-fighting supplements.

Should we worry about eating beef?

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Executive director of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory assured consumers that no health risk has been linked to eating beef from animals infected with foot-and-mouth disease.

Truman Library hosts mini Mount Vernon

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Mount Vernon in Miniature, on display in Independence until Sept. 23, was created by a group of miniaturists, artisans, and “George enthusiasts,” has traveled throughout the United States.

Tyson, McNaull earn Hillsdale awards

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Hillsdale FFA Chapter’s annual parent-member banquet was held April 28.

UN seeks $98 million to improve food safety measures

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization proposed setting up a $98 million fund to help the world’s least developed countries improve the safety and quality of their food products.

USDA OKs StarLink diagnostic kit

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The performance of the Strategic Diagnostics’ GMO Bt9 Maize Kit meets the manufacturer’s claims of the identification of one StarLink corn kernel in 10,000 corn kernels.

Viets House hosts military display

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Cortland-Bazetta Historical Museum display features items on loan from area residents.

Wool growers’ coop arranges wool pool day

Thursday, May 24, 2001

This annual one-day Lawrence County Wool Growers wool marketing project attracts producers from Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia.

Progress Edition Profile

Friday, May 18, 2001

Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM Dear Advertiser; Farm and Dairy will publish its annual two-week Progress Edition, June 14 and June 21. This year’s progress editions carry the theme, Portraits of Progress, and we’ll be focusing on individuals around the tri-state area who are the faces of agriculture’s future — portraits of progress. These […]

Addressing hunger and environmental protection: agriculture and biodiversity linked

Thursday, May 17, 2001

New solution proposed in “ecoagriculture” to save biodiversity and to feed hungry populations is based on a new understanding of wildlife biology and ecology, on-the-ground experimentation, and major scientific advances in genetics, remote sensing, and other fields.

Anniversary celebrated with 104 miles of trees

Thursday, May 17, 2001

A record tree planting in northwest Ohio this spring will help reduce farmland soil erosion.

Annual antique show features 45 dealers.

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The Woman’s Club of Hudson holds its 56th annual antique show, sale June 14-16.

Ashland FFA holds awards banquet

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Ben Carpenter and Christy Lahmers were recognized as state degree winner.

Coyote control meeting set for May 22 in Canfield

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Beef, dairy, sheep and swine producers, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone interested in coyotes and their habits are invited to participate.

Flies are more than just pesky

Thursday, May 17, 2001

According to an Iowa State entomologist, biting flies can adversely affect animal performance, and spread disease among your cattle.

Funniest questions asked by tourists

Thursday, May 17, 2001

National Tourism Week reveals the kinds of questions often asked by tourists who have left their brains at home.

Gloomy outlook for winter wheat

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The smallest wheat harvest since 1974 could produce the year where tighter supplies don’t translate into higher prices.

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