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Jefferson SWCD applauds conservation award winners

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Charlie Henry was recognized as the Conservation Farmer of the Year at the Oct. we annual meeting. Distinguished service awards were also presented.

Little-known shrine gives peaceful memorial scene for Ohioans lost in war

Thursday, November 1, 2001

This Veterans Day the Ohio Department of Natural Resources invites all Ohioans to rediscover the Memorial Forest Shrine, the state’s official monument to her nearly 20,000 sons and daughters killed in World War II and wars since.

Rural postal workers seek more than right address; help set hunting limits

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Postal carriers twice yearly, in early April and August, count a variety of wildlife they see to help gather the data that sets bag limits for small game.

Meals On Wheel needs support

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Columbiana County makes an appeal for support of United Way.

Talking Clean and Green starts in Lawrence County

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Pennsylvania farmers explore the tax assessment implications of enrolling their land in a program that provides farm use value real estate values in exchange for a permanent commitment.

Nutrient planning is scale-neutral

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Examples of both poor and excellent nutrient management can be found among small as well as large operations.

Beware of tests for roundup ready corn

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Iowa State says the overwhelming majority of Roundup Ready corn planted this year contains the GA21 event, which is still unable to be quickly detected by any testing kit.

Recycling manure to the limit: a dairy system that does it all

Thursday, November 1, 2001

A team of engineers, scientists and economists have created a manure management system that cleans up the environment, heats buildings, fertilizes winter forage, and cleans up the water for the cows.

Big naked trunk in University Circle delineates the garden

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The installation of a 40-foot artificial Great Cloud Forest tree trunk marks the beginning of construction of the Cleveland Botanical Gardens new and innovative glasshouse biodome.

Soybeans hit hard by weather this year

Thursday, November 1, 2001

OSU researchers have found the presence of diseases was not high enough to dramatically affect yields.

Buckeye Book Fair: Its THE place to find Ohio authors

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Book lovers, readers, and shoppers will have the opportunity to meet and talk with Ohio authors, illustrators, and photographers, and to purchase autographed copies at discounted price.

USDA proposes new rules for beef research money

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The proposal would direct more checkoff money into the qualified state beef councils in states where cattle are born and raised.

Want to start farming? Forages are key

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Michael E. Haubner, ag extension agent in Clark County, explains why he sees a future in agriculture for those who wish to do something other than sit on the seat of a big machine.

Lamb, goat conference called Nov. 8-9 at West Virginia University

Thursday, October 25, 2001

“Reinventing the Appalachian Shepherd: Lamb and Goat Marketing” is aimed at reenergizing the industry in the region.

Taft’s ethanol plan political hype

Thursday, October 25, 2001

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

Local youths take top spots in KILE sheep contest

Thursday, October 25, 2001

As the Keystone International Livestock Exposition wrapped up weekend activity Oct. 7 at the State Farm Show Complex, junior sheep took center stage.

Our greatest risk is our own panic

Thursday, October 25, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on risk and the fact that we are a nation that jumps to conclusions and is prone to panic. Not everyone, she says, needs to rush out and buy gas masks and take antibiotics without evidence of a threat.

Mixed bag or melting pot? U.S. population remains diverse

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The 2000 census figures show more ethnic diversity than ever, but sharp population divisions occurring in U.S. regions.

Russia lifts nine-day ban on U.S. meat imports

Thursday, October 25, 2001

USDA Foreign Agriculture Service officials were successful in dispelling Russian fears of of anthrax transmission from meat products from Florida, and U.S. producers breath easier.

Model railroads run flat-out through two weekends

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The Youngstown Model Railroad Association is having its annual Fall Open House Nov. 3-4 and Nov. 10-11.


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