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First-of-a-kind stamp exhibit open at Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Philatelic Firsts, open through Oct. 28 at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, showcases first-of-their-kind items from the first Hawaiian stamps to the first American invert stamp error.

Ohio receives first share of federal farmland preservation funds

Thursday, September 26, 2002

The USDA presented the Ohio Department of Agriculture with $1.6 million, the first time Ohio will receive funding through the federal Farmland Protection Program.

From the horse’s mouth: Stabled horses need more visits by dentist

Thursday, September 26, 2002

In the past, many horse owners let nonprofessionals attend to their horse’s mouth. Now more people recognize the value of equine veterinary dentists for their horse’s overall well-being.

Looking for profits? Farms poised to cash in at market

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Even though commodity farm production is grim, there are opportunities to continue farming and remain profitable for farmers with all types of soils and tools on hand.

Get ice cream’s real scoop at the Nat’l Inventors Hall of Fame

Thursday, September 26, 2002

An ice cream exhibit is open at the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum in Akron.

Aquafarmer: The lure of fish, shrimp

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Seafood farmers aren’t wading through murky waters of improbability.

Livestock producers get drought assistance

Thursday, September 26, 2002

The USDA is targeting $752 million for drought and disaster assistance for livestock producers.

Branching out: Hobbyists go nuts with crop trees

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Although growing crop nut trees is typically a hobby, there is a market for the product.

Ohio’s population is lagging but state’s urbanization is booming

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Ohio is experiencing urban growth at much higher levels than most states.

A year later: Crop industry taking safety issues more seriously

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Terrorist incidents causes people to recommit to being more vigilant in following safety procedures – even on the farm.

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