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Senate switch creates new ag chair

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Sen. James Jeffords’ decision to leave the Republican Party has one profound implication for agriculture.

Doolittle Raiders shine in Pearl Harbor

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Actors shared the spotlight with veterans during the premiere of the movie, Pearl Harbor.

Birth order may affect career interests

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A child’s place in the family birth order may play a role in the type of occupations that will interest him or her as an adult.

Guest Commentary: Don’t pinch on health insurance

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Even if things are tough on the farm, you cannot afford to be without health insurance.

Pa. forestland not hurt by longwall mine subsidence

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Study found only localized subsidence-related stresses in woodlands in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Cyanide implicated in foal losses

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Wild black cherry trees and Eastern tent caterpillars are to blame for many of the devastating foal losses in central Kentucky.

Ohio Light Opera announces show schedule for 2001

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The Ohio Light Opera Company returns to the College of Wooster with four first-time productions and three traditional favorites.

DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Erie County Boy Scouts win Pa. Envirothon

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A team from North East High School in Erie County won the 18th annual Pennsylvania State Envirothon.

Viets House hosts military display

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Cortland-Bazetta Historical Museum display features items on loan from area residents.

Massillon Cable to show program featuring veterans

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Memorial Day program is part of the Massillon Celebrates 175 salute to those who have served in the U.S. military.

UN seeks $98 million to improve food safety measures

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization proposed setting up a $98 million fund to help the world’s least developed countries improve the safety and quality of their food products.

Outstanding Hiland FFA’ers honored

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Hiland High School FFA recognized its outstanding members at the annual parent-member banquet May 11.

FAO chief calls for biotech acceptance

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Jacques Diouf, director-general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said in a May 14 speech in Stockholm that each GMO application must be fully analyzed on a case-by-case basis.

Guest Commentary: Our fear of “Frankenfood”

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Louise Fresco, assistant-director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Agriculture Department, writes about the credibility problem of biological agricultural science today, and how it is increasingly equated with threat.

How high will gas prices go?

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Farmers especially see the effects of higher fuel prices.

Tyson, McNaull earn Hillsdale awards

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Hillsdale FFA Chapter’s annual parent-member banquet was held April 28.

Dress detective releases CD-ROM

Thursday, May 24, 2001

American Dresses 1780-1900: Identification and Significance of 148 Extant Dresses by 93-year-old Elsie Frost McMurry, is a 810-page encyclopedic reference with more than 300 photographs and illustrations.

Error in price reports could cost cattlemen millions of dollars

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Agricultural Marketing Service is recalculating the boxed beef cutout values from April 3 through May 11, and primal cut values from April 3 through May 15.

First central Ohio ag preservation easement received

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Part of Stratford Ecological Center near Delaware is preserved by agricultural easement.

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