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Grammers earn Mahoning SWCD honor

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Bill and Debbie Grammer of North Benton received this year’s Goodyear Conservation Farmer of the Year award from the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District.

Harkin calls for StarLink compensation

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Sen. Tom Harkin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, is calling on the Clinton administration to make sure farmers aren’t left holding an expensive bag in the wake of the StarLink corn losses.

Hog profit margins slim as supply expands

Thursday, November 30, 2000

USDA says more pork is on the way, and that means tighter margins for pork producers.

Idora Park display comes to Salem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Idora Park Museum Committee is preserving the memory of Idora Park, now defunct, in Youngstown, Ohio, through traveling displays.

Internet helps find roots of family trees

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Internet has transformed the time-consuming effort of researching genealogy into a speedy search.

Kent planetarium to explore Star of Bethlehem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The nighttime sky as seen from the Holy Land in the year 6 B.C. will be recreated when the Kent State University Planetarium holds its annual Star of Bethlehem show.

Monsanto CEO pledges more biotech responsibility

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Monsanto will take greater strides in establishing biotech credibility, vows company CEO Hendrik A. Verfaillie.

Ohio ‘logical’ place for ethanol plant

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A feasibility study commissioned by the Ohio Corn Marketing Program concludes that Ohio should be producing ethanol.

Program mixes farms and computers

Thursday, November 30, 2000

An ag computer seminar will be offered at two locations this month in western Pennsylvania.

Special holiday weekend set at Malabar Farm

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The former home of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Louis Bromfield will be host special holiday events this month.

These trees and shrubs are really for the birds

Thursday, November 30, 2000

If you want to attract birds to the landscape, trees and shrubs that provide food during the winter months are extremely important.

Tips for helping children of divorce during holidays

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Children of divorced parents often find the holidays the most trying time of the year. But parents can do much to alleviate the stress.

Without El Ni

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A six-month weather forecast now is about as reliable as the prediction on the Florida election, says Tony Lupo, University of Missouri climatologist.

Beautiful but devastating

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Don’t deck your halls with oriental bittersweet this holiday season. It’s a vine that is actually a not-so-nice, non-native, invasive plant that is forcing out and replacing native plants in a large part of the United States.

DFA sells New Bremen plant to Central Soya

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Dairy Farmers of America has sold its dairy processing operations in New Bremen, Ohio, to the Central Soya Company.

Final count from Monroe County shows levies pass

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

A final tally of the Monroe County mill levy votes confirm that all three county levies have passed.

Hoover Historical Center will host Christmas event

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Christmas trees, beginning with the period of the 1850s to the the latest fiberoptic-style Christmas tree, will be featured in the Hoover Historical Center’s holiday open house Dec. 3.

Junior Grange royalty begin reign

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Ohio State Grange junior royalty were crowned at the junior pageant during the 128th annual Ohio State Grange convention.

Laughter is indeed the best medicine

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Laughter, along with an active sense of humor, may help protect you against a heart attack. A new study by cardiologists at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore is the first to indicate that laughter may help prevent heart disease. The researchers found that people with heart disease were […]

Mount Pleasant Historical Society hosts holiday walk

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

The Mount Pleasant Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas Walk, Dec. 2-3.

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