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Farmers get break with tax law change

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Farmers who purchase tractors or other equipment, livestock, or vehicles or who decide to invest in new farm buildings this year may be able to take an additional 30 percent first year depreciation deduction on their taxes for 2002.

Furniture to dolls: Antique appraisals Oct. 9 in Navarre

Thursday, October 3, 2002

The Navarre-Bethlehem Township Historical Society will host an antiques appraisal day Oct. 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Grain handler database now updated for this harvest

Thursday, October 3, 2002

The American Seed Trade Association has updated its database of grain handlers accepting biotech corn approved in the United States but not yet approved for import into the European Union.

Guggisberg Cheese wins grand champion honor

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Guggisberg Cheese Company of Charm, Ohio, squeaked into first place to win the overall grand champion cheesemaker honor for 2002.

It’s not getting drier, we’re just using more water than we get

Thursday, October 3, 2002

The amount of precipitation received in Pennsylvania has actually increased 10 percent in the past century.

It’s time to look for Northern Lights

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Autumn produces a surplus of geomagnetic storms – almost twice the annual average – and that means there’s lots of excitement in the night sky.

Museum association offers workshops on preserving historic resources

Thursday, October 3, 2002

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission will hold workshops on preserving community historic resources across the state in October.

Old-fashioned Christmas in the Woods festival slated

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Old-fashioned Christmas in the Woods at Shaker Woods in Columbiana, Ohio, is scheduled for Oct. 12-13 and 19-20.

OSU Centers at Piketon to host ginseng workshop

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Ginseng specialists from across the eastern United States will share their experiences Oct. 19 at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio.

Report: U.S. can’t detect and respond quickly to attack on U.S. agriculture

Thursday, October 3, 2002

A bioterrorism attack on U.S. agriculture won’t cause famine, but will gut the ag industry and create consumer panic.

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