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Scenic Ohio roads garner national recognition

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Federal Highway Administration designated the Historic National Road in Ohio an All-American Road, and named the Amish County Scenic Byway a National Scenic Byway.

Farm Aid 2002 heads to western Pa.

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Benefit concert will mark its 15th year at Post-Gazette Pavilion outside of Pittsburgh.

Zoar Festival honors 19th century wheat harvesting

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Zoar Harvest Festival, Aug. 3-4, will commemorate the summer wheat harvest done by the 19th century German Zoar Separatists who founded Zoar Village in 1817.

Farm expenses rose to highest level in 2001

Thursday, July 25, 2002

USDA’s 2001 farm expenses report represents the highest level of farm expenditures on record.

What does your life say about you?

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Editor Susan Crowell gets an insider’s peak at the lives of seemingly ordinary individuals who worked quietly to accomplish some extraordinary things.

Homeland security bill hot on Hill

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The congressional wheels are working overtime in hopes of getting a Homeland Security Department bill to President Bush for his signature before the long August recess.

Link found in animal temperament, bone size

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Adding cattle to your herd? Look for big, solid animals. New research claims cCattle with fine bones may have a more skittish temperament than those with a heavier frame.

Agriculture committee: Don’t move all of APHIS to homeland security

Thursday, July 18, 2002

A new proposal will keep portions of APHIS in the department of agriculture.

‘Locally grown’ label more important than ‘organic’ for consumers

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Consumers choose locally grown food for product freshness and to help support local small farmers – and they’re also more willing to pay a higher premium for “locally grown” than for “organic.”

Number of West Nile virus cases rising

Thursday, July 18, 2002

New numbers reflect a growing presence of West Nile virus in Ohio and Pennsylvania as the disease moves westward, leaving no county or town immune to the threat.

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