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Get hooked on hooking rugs

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The Cross Creek Farm Rug Hooking School will hold a guest day and a hooked rug show May 3 from 1-7 p.m. at the Punderson Manor, Newbury, Ohio.

Gypsy moth treatments planned for May 7

Thursday, April 26, 2001

More than 38,000 acres in Ashland, Ashtabula, Coshocton, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Harrison, Holmes, Knox, Licking, Lorain, Lucas, Mahoning, Medina, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, and Wayne counties are targeted for aerial treatment.

HorseFesting around at FarmPark

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Lake Farmpark will hold its 11th annual HorseFest. May 19-20.

Look it up: Common auction terms you should know

Thursday, April 26, 2001

A glossary of real estate auction terms, most of which apply to all types of auctions.

New coin products roll into stores

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The United States Mint has joined a partnership with H.E. Harris & Co., an Atlanta-based company specializing in collectibles.

Ohio’s new driver’s license program seems to be working

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Fewer 16- and 17-year-olds were involved in fatal crashes, and fewer were involved in crashes involving alcohol use.

Outdoor Heritage re-enactors bring history back to life

Thursday, April 26, 2001

From the Lewis and Clark expedition to a Civil War military encampment, from Theodore Roosevelt to Frank Kehoe, an Irish coal miner, re-enactors will help Outdoor Heritage visitors catch a glimpse of the past.

Planting corn is a game of inches

Thursday, April 26, 2001

With planting season just around the corner, a few hours in the machine shed can save the disappointment of lost yields at harvest.

Pork producers may post 2001 profits

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Kansas State University James Mintert expects cash hog prices in the benchmark Iowa-southern Minnesota market this year to average in the low $40s per hundredweight.

Scientists develop phosphorus index to control runoff

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The index can be used to predict the risk of phosphorus runoff from pastures fertilized with animal manure or commercial fertilizers

Secondary insects can be primary pests

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Wireworm, white grub and seed corn maggot are known as secondary insects only because the total economic damage caused by them is low. In some cases, any one of those insects can become a field’s primary pest.

Smithfield buys Moyer Packing

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Smithfield Foods board, saying says processing earnings have doubled, votes to increase shares in anticipation of a stock split.

Staying on Survivor Island in latest economic downturn rerun

Thursday, April 26, 2001

David Kohn, professor of farm management/ag economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, offers a few tips to assist in economic belt tightening.

Still time to attend free-range poultry workshop

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Herman Beck-Chenoweth will conduct a hands-on course May 10-12 at his research farm in Creola.

The stars came out for FFA banquet

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Western Reserve held its annual FFA banquet and awards ceremony March 30.

Washington State study proves organic apple orchards competitive

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The Washington State University study compared the economic and environmental sustainability of conventional, organic and integrated growing systems.

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.

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