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Extra cost of Bt corn may not yield higher returns

Thursday, November 29, 2001

According to a Purdue ag economist, farmers at the eastern end of the nation’s Corn Belt are less likely to recover the cost of planting Bt seed.

OSU soybean test results available

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Test plots were used to evaluated 190 soybean varieties at five test sites around the state.

Mahoning SWCD marks 50 years

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District celebrated 50 years of service to Mahoning County at its annual meeting Nov. 13 with a retrospective slide show look at the last half century in the county.

Did you see how much Joe got?

Thursday, November 29, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on a controversial Web site that lists farm subsidy payments to U.S. farmers from 1996-2000.

Ligonier Valley Historical Society has Festival of Lights

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The festival will include 42 trees and 15 wreaths decorated by local families, businesses and groups.

Dairy groups don’t support Leahy’s idea

Thursday, November 29, 2001

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is pushing a national dairy price policy that includes national pooling and a national Class I price floor.

Hunting and ‘managing’ wildlife is misguided

Thursday, November 29, 2001

A Cleveland reader calls for the state to assume responsibility for their misguided wildlife management policies that preserve hunting at the expense of nonhunters.

National Biodiesel Board claims Penn State wrong

Thursday, November 29, 2001

They dispute there is a major difference between soy-diesel and biodiesel. Soydiesel is simply a name that was formerly used for what is called “biodiesel” today.

IFO conference to include event for women in ag

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Innovative Farmers of Ohio will hold its 9th annual conference, “Digging In: Cultivating Healthy Soils and Healthy Profits” Jan. 25-26 at the Procter Center in London, Ohio.

Ohio corn varieties performance test results available

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Results of the 2001 Ohio corn performance test are now available online.

Carrollton’s Ralph Brumbaugh: Always an artist but not a painter until 60, his first exhibit opened on 93rd birthday

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The Carroll County Commission for Advancement of the Arts honored Brumbaugh recently in recognition of his lifetime contribution to the arts. An exhibit of his paintings, photographs, and charcoal drawings was displayed through November.

New technology rests beside the old at U.S. Air Force Museum

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

The U.S. Air Force Museum at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base at Dayton projects a striking image of the service’s present and future as much as it preserves and portrays the Air Force’s past.

The truth about Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Originating as an traditional English harvest feast, the roots of Thanksgiving go back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The menu was probably goose, venison, and eel.

A good comedy good for your health

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Anticipation of laughter triggers healthy mood changes up to two days in advance, and may reduce stress hormone levels.

Carbon trading market expands to Chicago, Mexico City

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

The city of Chicago and Mexico City are joining the Chicago Climate Exchange, a voluntary market for trading emissions of greenhouse gases which are linked to global warming.

Early American Thanksgiving: a labor of love

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Thanksgiving in particular was a time when pioneer women put in many extra hours to create a special feast for their families – even though the menu really hasn’t changed that much.

Who cares what happens in Qatar?

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on negotiations on whether or not to hold a new round of international trade talks.

New farm bill likely to follow pattern

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

The next farm bill emerging from Congress is likely to be greener, with increased emphasis on conservation programs like EQIP.

Majority of Ohio soybean genes losing resistance to Phytophthora

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

OSU researchers recovered Phytophthora isolates from 82 of 86 locations in 20 counties in northwest and southern Ohio. Many of the isolates killed plants carrying six specific resistant genes.

Senate farm bill moves to floor

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

An agriculture program reauthorization bill moved out of the Senate Agriculture Committee strong on conservation measures and $4 billion higher than the House version.

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