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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.

Stars awarded at United FFA banquet

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Chapter notified that Ben Alexander, awarded his American degree, has been selected as one of the finalists for Ohio’s Star American awards to be presented at the Ohio FFA convention.

Suiza, Dean Foods merging

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Suiza Foods Corporation and Dean Foods Company are merging to form a national dairy and specialty foods company with $10 billion in revenue.

USDA budget increased for protection against disease

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman authorizes an additional $32 million to protect the United States against foreign diseases in her FY 2002 proposed budget.

USPS issues joint Nobel Prize stamps

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Sweden Post and the U.S. Postal Service have jointly issued Nobel Prize commemorative stamps in both the United States and Sweden on the centennial of the first awards.

Warren library to host public program about the Civil War

Thursday, April 12, 2001

County Historical Society president Wendell Lauth will lecture April 21 on “The Civil War and Trumbull County.

Dangers of hunting wild mushrooms

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Lanny Rhodes, Ohio State University associate professor of plant pathology, warns that poisonous mushrooms can look similar to edible varieties, and that if people mistakenly eat a poisonous mushroom, they could become seriously ill, or even die.

Dargate broadcasts live sale on ‘Net

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Dargate Auction Galleries made history March 17 as one of the first auction houses to broadcast a live sale over the Internet, and netting the highest winning Internet bid ever recorded by iCollector.

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