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Arm yourself with information to battle mad cow disease

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Americans can’t ignore the disaster created by mad cow disease in Europe. Extension Agent Jim Skeeles arms you with enough details so you can be informed about the potential risks.

Buttons, buttons… ‘billions’ of buttons, at Buckeye show

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Buckeye State Button Society show is April 6-8 at the Best Western Motel in Medina.

Corn growers, watch for volunteer StarLink corn

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Corn growers are in a corner when it comes to finding a crop rotation to follow StarLink corn.

Don’t miss this antiques market

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The third annual Antiques Market will be April 28 at the Federated Family Life Center, 16349 Chillicothe Road (Route 306), Chagrin Falls.

Farm sector has a lot riding on President Bush

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Farm Belt has a lot of political capital invested in the administration of President George W. Bush.

February had above-average temperature

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Believe it or not, February actually registered above-average temperatures – at least at Ed Copeland’s weather station in southern Columbiana County.

Follow route to freedom on the Underground Railroad

Thursday, March 8, 2001

“A Fugitive’s Path Escape on the Under Ground Railroad,” a new program at Hale Farm and Village, presents a first hand look at a runaway slave’s flight to freedom.

Humans to blame for shrinking African lake

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Because of unrelenting human demand for water, Africa’s Lake Chad, once one of the continent’s largest bodies of fresh water, has shriveled to a ghost of a great lake.

Jean Rhodes receives statewide award

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Columbiana County volunteer Jean Rhodes recently received one of four Ohio Extension Agents Association Appreciation Awards presented statewide for 2000.

Know the differences in crop insurance

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Growers have many new choices in the crop insurance market, but the clock is ticking on the insurance deadline.

Lost ancient city is rediscovered in Cleveland art exhibit

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Some of the Roman Empire’s most significant archaeological and artistic remains, unearthed in the 1930s, are brought together again for the first time since their discovery in the major exhibition “Antioch: The Lost Ancient City,” on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art from March 25 through June 3.

‘N’-formation, please: Answering the tough fertilizer questions this spring

Thursday, March 8, 2001

How much corn to plant this spring is going to be a tough decision for Ohio and Indiana farmers facing either shortages or extremely high prices for nitrogen fertilizers, a key input.

Ohio irrigation trials show bugs still exist

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Here are the details of the three irrigation/wetland demonstration sites created in Ohio.

Ohio Young Farmers announces state winners

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Ohio Young Farmers recognized many state winners at its annual convention, Feb. 17-18.

Ohio’s building doctors schedule house calls

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Ohio Historical Society will make its building doctors available for eight clinics for old-building owners during 2001.

What makes a relationship a healthy one?

Thursday, March 8, 2001

There are three clues couples can use to test the health of their relationship. Part four of our six-part series on relationships explains how.

Britain staggers with foot-and-mouth disease

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A widespread outbreak has put much of that country under quarantine while thousands of animals are being destroyed. An immediate ban was imposed on animal products being imported into the United States from Britain.

Conference brings collective farmer bargaining to the forefront

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur will keynote the first Conference on CLOUT (Cooperation and Linking Offer Unbeatable Transactions) March 16-17 on the campus of Iowa State University.

Court ruling no surprise

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Salem reader comments on the Columbiana County Budget Commission’s failure to respect the law.

Don’t get burned by natural gas prices

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Ohio Consumers’ Counsel alerts consumers about the hazards of variable rate offers.

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