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Fire muster will spotlight the old and the new

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Participants must register by April 12.

Ohio farmers a step closer to building ethanol plant

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Ohio lawmakers have approved legislation that would encourage farmers to invest in a “new age” ethanol production cooperative.

OARDC and College of Wooster ink agreement

Thursday, March 7, 2002

The College of Wooster and the Wooster-based Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center of The Ohio State University have formalized a long-standing relationship.

Asian lady beetles’ sweet tooth a concern for Ohio fruit growers

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Ohio State University entomologists have documented large numbers of Asian lady beetles feeding on peaches, grapes and apples.

Earn nursing degree in 15 months

Thursday, March 7, 2002

University of Akron offers adult students fast track to nursing.

Two Ohio State graduates join Columbia space shuttle flight

Thursday, March 7, 2002

OSU alumni use their education to work on Hubble Telescope.

Hope against hunger

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Farm and Dairy reader enjoyed Norman Borlaug’s presentation.

Ohio researcher explains first line of crop defense

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Researchers, including Ohio State expert Larry Madden, briefed Congress on potential for bioterrorism in the world of crops.

Civil War buffs hope to preserve most endangered battlefields

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Civil War battlefields vanishing at an alarming rate.

Civil War exhibit marks reopening of history mall at Ohio Historical Center

Thursday, March 7, 2002

The exhibit includes newly-restored battle flags, weapons, medical and camp equipment and uniforms.

Hope against hunger

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Farm and Dairy reader enjoyed Norman Borlaug’s presentation.

Pa. drought emergency dries up hope for quick recovery

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Most areas need 12 to 31 inches of rain to pull Pennsylvania out of drought in the next four months.

Obesity growing threat to world health

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Puberty, overnutition are causes of world’s obesity.

Kids’ health at risk on the ballfield

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Pressure to win overshadows risk of physical injuries.

Pennsylvania Beef Expo dates set

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Demonstrations, exhibits and presentations will be featured March 28-30.

Letter writer off base

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Reader says ATV riders are legally bound to respect farmers’ property.

Ethanol industry praises Bush comments on renewable energy

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Major energy legislation would create a standard requiring a small percentage of U.S. fuel to be provided by a renewable source like ethanol or biodiesel.

Program details local discovery of mastodon

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Hartley mastodon is topic of Mahoning Valley Archeological Society meeting.

Whole-farm approach handles phosphorus on dairy farms

Thursday, February 28, 2002

What goes in must come out, and new federal rules that curb runoff pollution will affect many farms.

On thin ice: Winter destined to be warmest on record

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Meteorological winter of 2001-02 will be Northeast’s warmest ever.

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