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Agroforesters believe a bright future rivals the chestnut’s glorious history

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Research is under way to restore the American chestnut, and there might be a bright future in chestnuts for Midwestern growers.

Deer hunting: Chronic wasting disease on target this season

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Animal Disease Diagnostics Laboratory has begun analyzing brain tissue to determine the level of chronic wasting disease in the state.

Latest recipients of Ohio specialty crop grants revealed; 13 projects approved

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

The final three recipients to receive a portion of $650,000 in federal funding to promote Ohio’s specialty crops have been announced.

Ohio Young Farmers to hold state conference

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

The Ohio Young Farmers will hold their 55th annual state conference Feb. 8 at the Airport Radisson in Columbus.

Pennsylvania elk hunters produce largest bull harvest since Civil War

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Junior hunter takes one of Pennsylvania’s largest bulls.

Study: Ohioans are concerned about large-scale livestock farms

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Strength of support and good will of Ohioans toward agriculture could diminish as another generation dies off.

USDA concerned about slow pace of signup for major farm bill programs

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Sign up quickly for farm bill benefits to ensure program benefits are distributed in a timely and efficient manner.

Veterans’ project listens, remembers

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Thanks to the Library of Congress American Folklife Center, the stories of U.S. veterans will live on for future generations to experience, long after the veterans themselves are gone.

Winter likely to be warmer and dry

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

An El Niño digging in its heels will influence U.S. winter weather; Ohio could be dry.

Automobile surveyConsumer interest high in safety technologies

Thursday, December 19, 2002

Consumers are not ready for space-age technology, such as “drive-by-wire,” they just want to know they are safer on the road.

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