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Wealth of nations relies on Jack Frost

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Economists William Masters of Purdue University and Margaret McMillan of Tufts University say frost plays two important roles in establishing the haves and the have nots of the world.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Lorain County farm family wins Century Farm award

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The McConnell family of Hickory Grove Farms near Wellington, Ohio, was recognized as Ohio’s 2001 Outstanding Century Farm.

Miniature donkeys: can’t stop at just one

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Breeding and raising miniature donkeys is a “life style” choice for a rural Ravenna family who are building a registered herd at Wayland Hills Farm.

Stalk rot widespread in Ohio

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Stalk rot causing lodging can cost corn growers lost yields, income.

Historic steam boiler study group considers inspection, regulations

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Steam hobbyists and representatives from the antique steam associations and clubs will meet with the study group on Sept. 24.

Ohio fall foliage viewing season nears

Thursday, September 20, 2001

For Ohioans and out-of-state visitors who want to savor this year’s foliage at its peak, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources recommends fall color events at state parks, forests and nature preserves.

Now’s the time to pump up ethanol use

Thursday, September 20, 2001

A reader urges the U.S. legislature to “wake up and begin funding more ethanol plants.”

Portage County Farm Bureau: Entire Kibler family shares award

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Bill and Donna Kibler shared the Distinguished Service Award with their family at the Portage County Farm Bureau’s annual dinner meeting.

Aspiring inventors abound in America

Thursday, September 20, 2001

According to the poll, sponsored by the National Inventors Hall of Fame, based in Akron, a full one-third of Americans have aspired to be inventors or thought they had an idea that would make a good invention.

Rolling pins & logs thrown in the Black Walnut days contests

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The 13th annual Switzerland of Ohio Black Walnut Festival will be held Oct. 13-14 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Now’s the time to pump up ethanol use

Thursday, September 20, 2001

A reader urges the U.S. legislature to “wake up and begin funding more ethanol plants.”

Stark County FB earns Golden Tractor

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Stark County Farm Bureau members received awards at the organization’s annual meeting and banquet Sept. 13 in Hartville.

Earn seven Star Awards: Carroll Co. FB volunteers shine

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Carroll County Farm Bureau’s volunteer leaders received the state’s highest awards for local programming during the county’s annual meeting Sept. 11.

‘Backyard History’ lessons delivered in 4 easy lectures

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The East Liverpool Museum of Ceramics is presenting a four-week lecture series concentrating on local history.

We must earn freedom anew

Thursday, September 20, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell laments the news of Sept. 11, and the lack of words that made it impossible for her to say anything meaningful about it.

In wake of tragedy: Commodity markets seen quickly returning to fundamentals

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Fundamental supply and demand forces will likely return to drive commodity prices following the Sept. 11 tragedy, a Kansas State University economist said.

History lovers can explore tribes of Ohio Valley

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The second annual Ohio Valley Eastern Woodland Indian Seminar & Encampment Oct. 26-28, at Prickett’s Fort State Park in Fairmont, W.Va.

New crime lab unveiled in northeast Ohio

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The Richland facility will bring the most advanced forensic technology, computer crime investigative assistance, and law enforcement training closer to area police departments and sheriff’s offices.

Portage Co. farms featured in Sept. 23 self-guided tour

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The 2001 Portage County Farm City drive-it-yourself tour will take place Sept. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. and will include four unique family farms.

Pumpkin diseases severe this year

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Fungal diseases could result in slim pickings for customers looking for a pumpkin to carve for Halloween this year.

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