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Ohioan to chair AFBF young farmer committee

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Gary Baldosser, a corn, soybean, wheat and beef producer from Republic, Ohio, was elected 2001 chairman of the American Farm Bureau Federation young farmer and rancher committee.

Ohio’s bald eagles head to southern part of the state

Thursday, January 18, 2001

A return of Ohio’s normally harsh winter weather, absent in recent years, is pushing the state’s bald eagle population southward.

Pa. Holstein convention heads west

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The breed organization’s annual meeting and sale will be held in West Middlesex Feb. 21-23.

Scientists develop first transgenic cow clone for mastitis resistance

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Researchers have produced a clone of a pure-bred Jersey cow whose cells may offer a biotechnological defense against mastitis disease.

Series to honor Underground Railroad women

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Through first-person interpretation, meet three historical women who contributed to the success of the Underground Railroad. The program is part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park 2001 Lyceum.

Underground railroad network on track

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Eligible Underground Railroad sites, educational and interpretive programs, and museum and archival facilities are encouraged to apply for inclusion in the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

USDA announces CRP contract extensions

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Certain Conservation Reserve Program participants whose contracts expire Sept. 30, will have an opportunity to extend their contracts for one year.

A farmer can appreciate the ‘arts’

Thursday, January 11, 2001

This letter writer takes offense to an elected official who considers those who choose to farm unsophisticated country bumpkins.

Avalon Inn hosts 42nd antiques sale

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Thirty-five exhibitors from three states will offer antiques and collectibles at the annual Avalon Inn Antiques Show Jan. 26-28.

Burton plans 61st Maple Institute

Thursday, January 11, 2001

In Geauga, Ohio’s top ranking county in the production of maple syrup, the season will start as it has for the last 61 years, with the annual Maple Institute Jan. 17.

Car collector buys favorite car of Jackie Kennedy Onassis

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The anonymous buyer purchased the car as a surprise gift for his wife.

Clouded skipper butterfly seen for first time in Ohio

Thursday, January 11, 2001

A type of butterfly known to inhabit portions of Central and South America, as well as New England and the southern states, has been observed in Ohio for the first time on record.

Don’t make it so easy for thieves to steal your identity

Thursday, January 11, 2001

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Identity theft is a rapidly growing crime. If you didn’t get a paper shredder for Christmas, you might want to buy one, suggests a family economics and financial management educator in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. “One way to stop “dumpster divers” is to shred papers that contain private information,” […]

Horses stand cold weather with careful management

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Can horses tolerate winter weather? They can under the owner’s watchful eye. They can withstand temperature down to 13 degrees. Anything below that horses will need more energy to keep themselves warm.

Innovative Farmers of Ohio will look at financial realities of farming today

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Group’s annual meeting Jan. 27 will spur a look at the bottom line in a new way.

Millport yearly weather report

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Here’s what U.S. weather observer Edwin R. Copeland recorded about 2000 weather from his station in southern Columbiana County.

New corn viruses raise their ugly heads

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Ohio State researchers have discovered two new corn viruses, one which remains to be identified.

Official scorers say Ohio deer a record

Thursday, January 11, 2001

A white-tailed deer killed last fall in Greene County is an Ohio record and, if approved by national scoring organizations, could also be the largest deer ever taken by a hunter in the world.

Record number of rare plants found in Ohio

Thursday, January 11, 2001

An unusually large number of new and rare wild plant species were spotted in Ohio last year.

Rediscovered folk art of Mayo family, father and son, introduced to public

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The little known work of two generations of a family of central Ohio artists will be featured at the Columbus Museum of Art beginning Jan. 31.

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