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Three enter Natural Resources Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has honored Ralph Cobey, Frances Kitchen and Roger Conant with its highest honor.

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.

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.

Foreign markets seek non-GMO crops

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The American Corn Growers Association urges farmers to meet the demands of foreign markets and the preferences of foreign buyers when they decide what crop varieties to plant.

Ebony Muck the series now hatched from talk of local history

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Muck II, “The Muck: Altman, Hartville, and Marlboro – The Celery Road” will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at Marlboro Elementary School on Route 619.

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.

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.

Resolutions proposed for a solution

Thursday, October 18, 2001

A Waterford, Ohio, reader presents four resolutions/solutions to allow the United States to move forward with realistic resolution and a straight-forward solution to the devastation of terrorism.

Kingsville branch packed with grapes

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The OSU Grape Research Branch in Ashtabula County, a 25-acre facility with research vineyards, hosts an estimated 600 visitors a year, most of them students.

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.

Cow brutality case gets continuance

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Attorneys for the three young men charged with criminal trespass and vandalism were granted an extension to consider additional evidence of long-term losses by Mahoning County dairy farmers David and Kathy Moff.

Haus Orchard and Cider Mill bears fruit of labors

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County farm market continues its family owned and operated flavor after nearly 50 years.

Middendorf estate auction eclectic

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Studded with enough impressive antique furniture and furnishings the sale drew a good sized crowd of bidders who came for more than just curiosity.

Greensburg Antique Show adds third day

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The show is scheduled Nov. 2-4 at the Mountain View Inn east of Greensburg, Pa.

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.

Resolutions proposed for a solution

Thursday, October 18, 2001

A Waterford, Ohio, reader presents four resolutions/solutions to allow the United States to move forward with realistic resolution and a straight-forward solution to the devastation of terrorism.

Pesticide applicator schools offered for sawmill workers

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Ohio Sawmill workers must now be certified as licensed pesticide applicators.

Ag Encounter 2001

Thursday, October 18, 2001

More than 400 elementary students from the New Castle Area School District explored agriculture’s role in their everyday lives at the ag event at Lawrence County Fairgrounds.

U.S. EPA still controls CAFO regs

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Reader writes to emphasize that Despite all the hype from the state agriculture department on its new large animal facility permitting process, the U.S. EPA is still very much in charge of the waters of Ohio and the CAFOs impacting them.

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