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West Branch FFA recognizes its own

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Brad Baker, class of ’89, was the guest speaker at the West Branch FFA Awards Banquet April 19, which also recognized West Branch graduate and now ag education teacher Greg Sharp as its Honorary Chapter Farmer.

An Appalachian Herb Gathering planned in Meigs County

Thursday, April 19, 2001

As many as 400 landowners, herb growers, and small business owners expected June 23-24 to learn about growing, marketing, and conserving native plants.

Are your alfalfa stands good enough?

Thursday, April 19, 2001

There are several easy guidelines growers can use when evaluating whether to keep a stand.

Art Nouveau Style advertisement tops ewolf’s April auction

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Alphonse Maria Mucha’s “Papier a Cigarettes Job” was estimated at $500 to $1,000. The 1898 poster sold for $2,357.

Economist: USDA crop report is same old story

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Producers holding out hope for higher corn and soybean prices may find no optimism in world crop report.

Family-A-Fair comes to Kent-Ashtabula

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The schedule of events for the May 5 extension fair will includes Ashtabula County’s own version of Family Feud.

Farmer shares dairy mission statement

Thursday, April 19, 2001

James Comp of Dorset explains the guidelines under which he operates his dairy farm.

First 72 hours critical for calves

Thursday, April 19, 2001

It is easy in all the excitement and rush of calving season to overlook some basic management procedures that affect the calf for the rest of his life.

Improving teenage financial literacy

Thursday, April 19, 2001

A coalition of more than 100 governmental, educational and business organizations working together to improve financial literacy among young people has published “Improving Financial Literacy: What Schools and Parents Can and Cannot Do.”

Improving your pawpaw patch

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Neal Peterson, founder of the Pawpaw Foundation and grower of the largest developed variety pawpaw orchard in the United States will speak at a horticulture workshop April 28 in Albany, Ohio.

Indian reformers spoke out to save their native cultures

Thursday, April 19, 2001

In the book, “Talking Back to Civilization: Indian Voices From the Progressive Era” historian Frederick Hoxie writes that the expansionof the United States “fell short” of wiping out the continent’s indigenous cultures. As tragic as the 19th century was, it marked “but a moment in the long history of a people.”

Intensive grazing meeting arranged as start to network

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Irish dairy management highlighted at April 27 meeting at the Miller dairy farm in Millersburg.

Mahoning SWCD to sponsor amateur photography contest

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Mahoning County photographers are encouraged to capture the essence of soil and water on film.

More manure on the Web

Thursday, April 19, 2001

New Purdue Web site hopes to link manure buyers with sellers.

National Highland convention in Pa.

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The American Highland Cattle Association will hold its 50th annual National Convention May 3-6 in Harrisburg.

Ohio Watercolor Society presents watermedia exhibit

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The National Watermedia Exhibition 2001, features the work of over 80 artists will open at the Canton Museum of Art April 27

OSU poultry team earns honors

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Four members of the 2001 OSU Poultry Judging Team won eight top 10 team and individual honors at the 54th annual Southern Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest in Baton Rouge, La.

Penn State imposes biosecurity policy

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Visits to university dairy, beef, swine, sheep, deer and equine facilities will be by appointment only.

Pork expo canceled; dairy expo will go on

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The National Pork Producers Council has canceled the 2001 World Pork Expo to prevent potential risks of foot-and-mouth disease.

Potato leafhopper resistant alphalpha varieties

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Research planned to determine when insecticide are needed

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