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U.S., Canada lift ban on Brazilian beef

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The NAFTA nations have concluded that Brazil has taken sound measures to prevent the introduction and spread of bovine encephalopathy.

Union Local FFA to sponsor annual farm toy show

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The toy show and sale featuring a kiddy tractor pull and an antique tractor display will be March 11 at Union Local High School.

Will we live to be 100? It’s not likely

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Is life expectancy accelerating? Researchers say 85 years is still the upper limit.

Agland Co-op honors its top dairy customers

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Agland Co-op held its third annual dairy appreciation and awards banquet.

Are you ready for retirement?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Most say they are either very confident or at least somewhat confident that they will spend all of their retirement years in financial security. A financial-management specialist, expresses doubt.

At Cincinnati History Museum: Napoleon, Egypt reunited for exhibit

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Napoleon in Egypt, a history exhibit exploring the time the French conqueror spent in one of the world’s greatest civilizations, will open March 3 at the Cincinnati History Museum.

Baby boomers looking at eye disease

Thursday, February 22, 2001

In the dawn of the 21st century, 76 million baby boomers born between 1946 and 1961 face the prospect of age-related macular degeneration.

Birds from around the country will fly into the Ohio Expo Center for the Mid-American

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Exotic Bird Show to be held Feb. 25 in the Rhodes Center.

Boehner, Lugar think bill would fix farm bill

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A new bill has been introduced to complete the unfinished business of the 1996 farm program.

Canton antique show is March 10-11

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Antique consultants Gus Knapp and Nancy Kalin and 35 dealers will be at the Antiques in Canton Show and Sale sponsored by the Museum Guild of the Canton Museum of Art.

Farm recovery coming, but the next few years will challenge farmers

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Farm economists told Congress to get ready for the fourth consecutive year of record low commodity prices.

Farmers could hold powerful solution

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Research at The University of Tennessee has focused on the economic feasibility of growing biomass crops for energy production.

Genomics is the next agricultural revolution

Thursday, February 22, 2001

The GMO revolution promises a long-lasting and favorable impact on agriculture worldwide.

Holstein distinguished junior members named at Pa. junior Holstein meeting

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Awards were made at the 2001 Junior Holstein Association state convention Feb. 2-4 in West Middlesex, Pa.

Is this a date or a relationship?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

This six-part series on dating covers topics from meeting new people to strategies for a successful marriage.

It took a winch, but he’s okay

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A 26-year-old retired Appaloosa being kept by Mary Jo Modzeldwski of Burgettstown, Pa., ventured onto a footbridge where it had never gone before and fell through. It took a tow truck to get him out.

Lack of standards prove costly to farmers: Labeling GM food could add trust

Thursday, February 22, 2001

More than 80 percent of U.S. consumers want GM food labeled. Consumer scientist says farmers should want that, too.

Malabar Farm festival features maple syrup

Thursday, February 22, 2001

The 25th annual Maple Syrup Festival is March 3-4 and 10-11, from noon to 4 p.m. daily.

Ohio Forage conference aims high

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Ed Ballard, animal systems educator from the University of Illinois, and a host of diverse Ohio producers will speak at Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council annual conference March 2.

Ohio Pork Congress recognizes standout industry contributions

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Producer awards presented at the 2001 Ohio Pork Congress Feb. 8-9.

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