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Pork checkoff rate reduced by 5 cents

Thursday, September 19, 2002

The pork checkoff rate will be reduced by 5 cents – from 45 cents per $100 of value to 40 cents per $100 of value.

Two meetings will be in Trumbull Co. to discuss the federal Farm Bill

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Meetings are scheduled for Sept. 23 and Oct. 2 in Trumbull County.

U.S. EPA seeks to boost recycling

Thursday, September 19, 2002

The Bush administration has launched a new campaign to help boost recycling of materials ranging from metals to plastics to paper.

Wheat may be making a comeback

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Ohio wheat growers may be bucking the trend of several years of shrinking wheat production.

Car rental company tests out new child safety seat installation feature

Wednesday, September 18, 2002

The new federal standard for child restraint installation, known as the LATCH system, is required in all newly manufactured vehicles since Sept. 1.

August weather nothing like it looked on paper

Thursday, September 12, 2002

The Columbiana county area around U.S. weather observer Ed Copeland’s station went 20 days with only 0.47 inches of rain in August, and in that period 14 days had temperatures in the 90s.

Church to benefit from Sept. 14 collectors’ auction

Thursday, September 12, 2002

A charity auction to benefit the St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Chagrin Falls will be held Sept. 14.

Cleveland Rocks coin-op show has variety of wares

Thursday, September 12, 2002

The Cleveland Rocks coin-op show 2002 will be held Sept. 21-22 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.

Dairy sheep symposium at Cornell in November

Thursday, September 12, 2002

At least one animal scientist thinks there’s big potential for a U.S. dairy-sheep industry.

Farm families can learn about alternative ventures at field day

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Bob Evans and Joel Salatin will keynote the annual Country Living Field Day Sept. 28 in Carroll County, Ohio.

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