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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.

Reincarnation of a 134-year old barn

Thursday, July 25, 2002

An 1868 barn was dismantled near Alliance, but will be given new life as a barn-home near Wadsworth next year.

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.

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.

Carroll County Fair: Muggy weather encourages livestock buyers

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The overall Carroll County Fair junior market livestock sale total hit $108,973.95, exceeding last year’s total by more than $800.

Nematodes picking on weak soybeans

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Some Ohio soybean fields, already suffering from little or no rain, also are being attacked by soybean cyst nematode. The combination of the two stresses could impact yields.

Butler County tour shows inside look at four farms

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The 2002 Butler County Farm Tour Oct. 5 will give visitors an inside look at four diverse operations in the county.

Fair safety steps can prevent disease spread to animals and humans

Thursday, July 25, 2002

A few simple steps, whether you’re visiting or exhibiting at county and state fairs, can prevent the spread of livestock diseases.

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.

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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