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A tart cherry a day keeps the doctor away

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Taking whole fruit capsules containing cherries has been shown to provide relief from arthritis and joint pain.

Penn State develops a ‘northern rain forest’ to soak up waste water

Thursday, December 27, 2001

By replacing the typical central Pennsylvania forest community of red oak, black oak, and red maple with thirstier species the university has created an area with a natural demand for waste water.

Retail grocery prices drop in last quarter

Thursday, December 27, 2001

The latest informal survey shows an 18-cent decrease on the average total cost of 16 basic grocery items from this year’s third quarter.

Trade authority is critical first step

Thursday, December 27, 2001

A Pennsylvania farmer commends Rep. Phil English for his vote in support of Trade Promotion Authority.

A gallery of Olivers: Wayne County farmer has complete set

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Richard Baumann has restored more than 50 Olivers, from the earliest 1929 two-cycle kerosene tractor on iron wheels to the 1975 models that were the end of the Oliver line.

Warhol extends ‘Without Sanctuary’

Thursday, December 20, 2001

In response to popular demand, and in to honor Martin Luther King, the Andy Warhol Museum will extend its exhibition “Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America” through the observance Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21.

Car and Driver names eight foreign models to 10Best list

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Once the No. 1 car, the Corvette made it back on the list for the first time in two years, but at the bottom of rather than at the top.

Drought condition makes Pa. counties eligible for USDA emergency loans

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman has named 58 counties in Pennsylvania as eligible due to losses caused by very low precipitation.

Fowl substance could have sweet smell for agricultural industry

Thursday, December 20, 2001

The mixture of diesel fuel and pressure-treated chicken litter creates up to 35 percent more fuel without diminishing its fuel properties.

West Virginia direct marketing association holds conference

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Sessions are designed for those already involved in agricultural marketing and for those who may be looking for a little extra money over the course of a year.

Licking County family preserves farmland

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Agricultural easement for a 47-acre Monroe Township century farm has been donated to the Ohio Department of Agriculture because of its history.

Other side of dairy policy debate

Thursday, December 20, 2001

A member of the dairy committee of Ohio Farmers Union takes exception to arguments and assumptions presented in articles on the National Dairy Trust Fund proposal.

Kelso House Lyceum Series begins Jan. 4

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Edgar McCormick, Brimfield historian and emeritus professor of English at Kent State University, will talk about his latest book, “Yesterday’s Scholars.”

$2,055 paid for top selling cow in Ohio National Ayrshire Fall Sale

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Much anticipated Ohio National Jackpot Calf Sale included five Ohio-bred calves. Top bid was $1,700 for Emerald Farms Cornelius Snobal consigned by Logan Fenton of Winchester.

Grove City man wins ‘Toughest Jobs’ contest

Thursday, December 20, 2001

John Scheafnocker’s essay about building his custom-crafted log home with little help other than his Bobcat loader was selected from the more than 30,000 entries received.

Other side of dairy policy debate

Thursday, December 20, 2001

A member of the dairy committee of Ohio Farmers Union takes exception to arguments and assumptions presented in articles on the National Dairy Trust Fund proposal.

Home cooking builds strong families

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Family development specialist says traditions, including any activity the family does together on a regular basis, play an important role in family behavior.

White Christmas unlikely in Northeast

Thursday, December 20, 2001

The Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University has completely revised its annual white Christmas probability statistics and even Caribou, Maine, has seen its predicted chance decrease.

Butler County honors outstanding 4-H work

Thursday, December 13, 2001

Heidi Phillips of Pulaski was honored as the 2001 Butler County Friend of 4-H, and William DeHart of Evans City 15 years as a club adviser.

‘It’ could be a threat to your health

Thursday, December 13, 2001

“It” is being ballyhooed as the greatest invention since the Internet, but health and fitness experts are afraid “It” could also be the worst threat to cardiovascular health since the greasy spoon.

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