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Antique show, sale to feature dealers from three states

Thursday, January 10, 2002

The annual Antiques Sale and Show at Avalon Inn and Resort will be Jan. 25-27.

OSU polar scientist Ian Whillans commemorated: Antarctic ice stream named in his honor.

Thursday, January 10, 2002

In a rare renaming of a glacial feature, the Advisory Committee for Antarctic Names has designated Ice Stream B in the western portion of Antarctica as the Whillans Ice Stream in honor of the late glaciologist.

Charting the peaks and troughs: Learning from recession realities

Thursday, January 10, 2002

No one was sure if there was a recession until the National Bureau of Economic Research declared that, not only is this a recession, but it started last March. But who are they?

Penn State sets Christmas tree management short course

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Sponsored by the College of Agricultural Sciences’ department of horticulture, the course is designed to help Christmas tree growers adopt the latest production and management practices.

Food-borne pathogens control through manure management

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Ohio State University and North Carolina State University researchers have received a 4-year, $2.4 million USDA grant to study zoonotic organisms in manure, and what happens to them when animal diets are changed or when manure is subjected to various waste management treatments.

Second round of Pymatuning/Shenango watershed forums scheduled

Thursday, January 10, 2002

The watershed plan is ready for review, and public meetings will be held Jan. 22 at the Kinsman Public Library and Jan. 24 at the Mercer County Extension Office.

Forage conference set in Pennsylvania

Thursday, January 10, 2002

The 2002 Pennsylvania Grazing and Forage Conference will be March 6-7 with Charlie Opitz, a 1,200 cow dairy grazer from Mineral Point, Wis., as featured speaker.

Some tax laws change for 2002

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Lower personal income tax rates are the cheeriest news, along with

higher contribution limits on retirement plans and more breaks for

those educating their children.

Farm Service Agency offices combined

Thursday, January 3, 2002

The Farm Service Agency has combined the Beaver/Allegheny County Farm Service Agency Office with the Butler County Farm Service Agency Office, to be located in Butler.

Regional meetings will explain ag easements

Thursday, January 3, 2002

How will Ohio’s new ag easement purchase program work? Find out at a statewide series of regional information sessions.

First steps to flight began at Kitty Hawk

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Most of the information the Wright brothers amassed was theory, not fact, said officials from the U.S. Air Force Museum at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. In 1900, they decided to put the theories to test and set out for Kitty Hawk.

Technology can blur bottom line

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Good management thinking should use technology as a tool, not as the means to all ends.

Four state extensions offering conference to consider midlife

Thursday, January 3, 2002

“Celebrating Midlife” will be April 7-9 at Oglebay Restort and Conference Center in Wheeling, sponsored by the cooperative extension services of Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

USDA predicts milk production rebound in December ‘Outlook’

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Economic Research Service reported its dairy figures indicate November milk production was finally back at year-earlier levels.

Follow the smoke to find the money

Thursday, January 3, 2002

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the cost of smoking to the nation and its citizens.

Gypsy moth damage increasing in Ohio

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Wandering across Ohio, gypsy moth larvae are stripping acres of Ohio’s woodlands.

A cartel by any other name …

Thursday, January 3, 2002

A Huntington, Ohio, reader expresses his feelings on the idea of “dairy cartels.”

Wayne County compost project fuels up with highway roadkill

Thursday, January 3, 2002

An OAR-related pilot program started last January by the Department of Transportation composts deer carcasses found in the road.

Hand-carved wooden ware on display in Ashtabula

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Local artist Lyle W. Siekkinen will exhibit his wooden bowls, ladles, spoons and dishes reminiscent of colonial America at the Ashtabula Arts Center in January.

Goldenbreed brings superior genetics to Jersey-Holstein cross

Thursday, January 3, 2002

David Franzer of Crockett Farms is using a world class Jersey and a top Holstein bull to begin a breeding program he hopes will result in a new breed of superior dairy cattle.

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