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Graduate student discovers intact embryo in dusty artifact dinosaur egg

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Unearthed more than 30 years ago, the egg and its well-preserved nearly hatched embryo are just now getting scientific attention.

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.

Antique tool collection focus of sale

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Planes and levels creating the most interest at the Hazen Auction service Oct. 13 sale of the Ralph Platt estate.

Pennsylvania, Ohio exhibitors win at KILE beef competitions

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Championships were awarded in the Hereford, Highland, Shorthorn, and Limousin competitions. Armstrong Farms of Saxonburg, Pa., was premiere Shorthorn exhibitor.

Bred heifer tops Harvest Hills sale

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Windemere Lotto Wade, consigned by Farmore Farms, Burton, Ohio, sold for $3,150 to Hartline Valley Farms, Marietta.

Plants as weapons: Be aware, not alarmed

Thursday, October 25, 2001

OSU plant-disease specialist says anti-crop bioterrorism is a threat to the United States but not a “gigantic” one.

Bt corn gets green light for seven more years

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Following a nearly two-year long review process, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved corn genetically modified with Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for an additional seven years.

Prion diseases: clues found for jump to new species

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Scientists have found the adaption is a prolonged and subtle process, and the early stages of it are very difficult to detect.

Area toy museum can unleash the kid in you

Thursday, October 18, 2001

A Marx toy collector, Francis Turner, has rekindled the dreams and memories associated with the former West Virginia toy manufacturer by opening of an Official Marx Toy Museum in Moundsville.

USDA, states step up alerts; senator unveils ‘agroterrorism’ bill

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Sen. Pat Roberts warns farms are at risk, proposes spending $1.1 billion next year and about $271,000 million in each of the next 10 years in a crash program for protection and prevention.

Genealogical seminar offered in Mahoning County

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will hold a Nov. 3 beginning genealogy fall seminar.

Vandalism against farmers deserves justice

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County Farm Bureau.organization director writes about the attack on the Moff family dairy herd and the need to make sure such animal cruelty is not tolerated.

GMO tests are available to farmers

Thursday, October 18, 2001

OSU researchers have outlined a number of tests available to farmers that measure levels of herbicide and insect tolerance of such crops as corn or soybeans.


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