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Betts inducted into 4-H hall of fame

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Mildred Betts and the late Arthur Betts were inducted into the Ashtabula County 4-H hall of fame.

Christmastime bird counts seek Pa. resident volunteers

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Volunteers are the heart and soul of the count. In their circle, they count and record every bird species encountered over one calendar day during the official Dec. 14 through Jan. 5 count period.

Cornell to develop fresh apple juice

Thursday, December 5, 2002

The not-from-concentrate juice will be sold in the refrigerated section of supermarkets.

Deer Hunter’s Rendezvous to be held Dec. 8 at Pine Lake

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Hunters who bring a tagged buck or antlers harvested this year are eligible for a muzzleloader drawing.

Don’t let holiday lights short circuit electric safety

Thursday, December 5, 2002

From icicle lights hanging down from the roof to elaborate lawn decorations, more families are decorating with holiday lights.

Get ducts in a row: New windows, caulk will not lower heating costs

Thursday, December 5, 2002

According to one expert, buying replacement windows, caulking and weather stripping are not the best ways to lower heating costs.

Going back to school helps vets, herds

Thursday, December 5, 2002

The course is designed to teach and reinforce herd performance medicine to benefit all animals and cut back on unscheduled visits.

Make your farm safer over the winter

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Winter is an ideal time to take steps to make a farm a safer place, including checking safety devices when storing equipment away for the season.

Making manure-borne pathogens stay in place

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Grass buffer strips may be a useful tool to prevent organisms from washing into surface water from farmland runoff.

Managing income tax in drought year

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Do some preliminary income tax planning; drought options require careful thinking.

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