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Furniture to dolls: Antique appraisals Oct. 9 in Navarre

Thursday, October 3, 2002

The Navarre-Bethlehem Township Historical Society will host an antiques appraisal day Oct. 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Report: U.S. can’t detect and respond quickly to attack on U.S. agriculture

Thursday, October 3, 2002

A bioterrorism attack on U.S. agriculture won’t cause famine, but will gut the ag industry and create consumer panic.

Toaster collectors pop up in Virginia

Thursday, October 3, 2002

The Toaster Collector Association will convene to buy, sell, trade and exchange ideas on toasters Oct. 11-12 in Richmond, Va.

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.

At the Farm Science Review: Small is BIG

Thursday, September 26, 2002

This year’s Farm Science Review, Sept. 17-19, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio, featured the obligatory huge combines and track tractors, but it was obvious from a stroll around the grounds, that small is big – and getting bigger.

Fall foliage shows effects of drought

Thursday, September 26, 2002

This year’s drought – the latest in a four-year span of sharply lower-than-normal precipitation – might be the mother of all foliage-foiling weather conditions.

Auctioneer’s license revoked

Thursday, September 26, 2002

The Ohio Department of Agriculture revoked the auctioneer’s license of Dennis D. Osburn of Vienna, W.Va., after finding an investigation showed he kept thousands of dollars from an auction that did not belong to him.

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.

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.

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