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Pioneer stops sale of six corn hybrids

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Pioneer is postponing sales of six Pioneer brand corn hybrids that contain a combination of the YieldGard gene and LibertyLink gene.

Should cows be kept in the corn field?

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Ohio State University it watching four rows of “standing” corn. They’re being tested as a potential alternative forage crop, to extend the grazing season for cattle through the winter months.

Travel the world through new exhibit in Cincinnati

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Passport to the World series at Cincinnati Museum Center travels around the world to bring you music, dance, food, stories and crafts in three special weekends.

Your rural motif ornament may be worth $100 prize

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is running a special contest for the best handmade holiday ornament.

California Farm Equipment Show gets new name

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The world’s largest agriculture show will be Feb. 13-15.

Carols aren’t just for Christmastime

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The bulk of the carols have to do with nativity, so we tend to use them at Christmas time, but there are carols associated with harvest, Lent, Easter, Palm Sunday and the passing seasons.

Cold weather means ice skating at Mill Creek Park

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Skating lessons at Mill Creek MetroParks’ outdoor ice rink start Jan. 6.

Electoral college a barrier to democracy

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The emergence of partisan politics has corrupted the electoral college by exacting advance pledges from the electors.

Holiday can help teach kids about saving money

Thursday, December 14, 2000

STILLWATER, Okla. – This is the time of year when parents and grandparents may be wondering what popular new toys they should buy for their children and grandchildren. This is also a good time of year to begin teaching young children about money management. “Often children grow up with very little knowledge about the value […]

Kwanzaa founder to start events in Pittsburgh

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of the Kwanzaa holiday, will kick off the Pittsburgh area Kwanzaa celebration at a special lecture Dec. 26 at 7 p.m. in Carnegie Music Hall.

Learn to deal with estate planning with new home course

Thursday, December 14, 2000

An Estate Planning Letter Study Course is available to start you on an estate plan. You can proceed at your own pace and in the comfort of your home.

Letter writer expressed bigotry of his own

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and that freedom includes the right to believe or to not believe.

Mail Pouch painter dies, but legacy lives

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio native Harley Warrick, who painted his way into history with “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” signs on barns, died Nov. 24 at age 76.

Moravian lovefeast to be held Dec. 10 at Schoenbrunn

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Moravian lovefeast is a fellowship service that has been held in Moravian churches for nearly 250 years, originating in Germany in the 1740s.

November temperatures could predict cold, snowy winter

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Columbiana County’s longtime U.S. weather observer says, if November was any indication, get ready for a cold winter!

ODNR honors conservationists’ efforts

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio Department of Natural Resources inducts two members into Hall of Fame.

Pastor carves Christmas totem pole

Thursday, December 14, 2000

A 26-year effort in research, sketching and carving ended in the translation of the Christmas story into a 12-foot totem pole of yellow cedar.

Plenty of rest and hot fluids is best way to beat colds

Thursday, December 14, 2000

While there’s hope that something will be discovered to cure the cold, researchers haven’t found it yet.

Tips for helping children of divorce during the holidays

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Divorced parents can do much to alleviate the stress of the holidays for their children.

USDA makes modest changes in dairy pricing system to raise farmer income

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The USDA’s recently announced modifications in the pricing formulas in the Federal Milk Marketing Order system should result in a modest increase in dairy farmer prices.

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