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Butler County sells easements via installment purchase agreement

Thursday, June 27, 2002

The owners of a Butler County farm that have opted to use the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Installment Purchase Agreement plan.

Don’t bank on selling flea market items to pay for college

Thursday, June 27, 2002

People pay thousands for antiques and sports and entertainment memorabilia at flea markets and online auctions.

Ginseng research rooted in farm profits

Thursday, June 27, 2002

Ohio State researchers are trying their hand at growing American ginseng and other forest products to boost economic sustainability for farmers who raise alternative crops.

If corn isn’t planted by now, it won’t be

Thursday, June 27, 2002

At this stage of the growing season, fields intended for corn are likely to get switched to soybeans to minimize farm income losses.

Imperial glass museum to open June 5, 2003

Thursday, June 27, 2002

A donation of $10,000 to the National Imperial Glass Museum’s Operation Display fund raising effort was announced at the recent National Imperial Glass Collectors Society’s annual convention.

McKinley Museum focus history tours through August

Thursday, June 27, 2002

McKinley Museum and National Memorial will have specialized tours of different history areas this summer.

Ohio environmental stewardship awards

Thursday, June 27, 2002

Five family livestock farmers were presented this year’s environmental stewardship awards for their management practices.

Thanks for the memories

Thursday, June 27, 2002

Let’s Talk Barns column renews memories of life on the farm for Chicago reader.

Tick spread affects rise in Lyme disease

Thursday, June 27, 2002

Blacklegged ticks are on the move in Pennsylvania. And their spread has coincided with an increase in reported cases of Lyme disease in the past few years.

Watch no-till corn for fungal disease

Thursday, June 27, 2002

Corn growers who use no-till or minimal tillage practices face potential disease problems this growing season.

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