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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.

Consumers seek health in organic foods

Thursday, November 1, 2001

“Organic Shoppers May Not Be Who You Think They Are” is a new white paper from the Food Marketing Institute with findings from their consumer attitude survey.

Writing to correct misunderstandings

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The executive director of the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission writes to clarify possible misunderstandings about the compact reported in Farm and Dairy.

Dark chocolate not just a pretty taste

Thursday, November 1, 2001

A Penn State-led study has found that a diet high in flavonoid-rich cocoa powder and dark chocolate can have a beneficial effect on cholesterol.

WVU’s Marching Band to premiere original piece in honor of its centennial

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Jay Chattaway, Emmy Award-winning composer and Band alumnus, has written a special score in honor of the band’s 100th birthday that will be performed at Homecoming.

Raiders pillaging your milk check

Thursday, November 1, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on reforms necessary to stop federal order pool raiding by producers from across the country.

Dinner to celebrate General Custer’s birthday

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Steve Alexander of Monroe, Mich., a living historian who portrays Custer, will tell Custer stories at the birthday dinner Dec. 1 at the Kammeyer Opera House in Jewett.

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.

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.

Rural Ohio enduring conflicting trends

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Today, 34 percent of Ohio’s 11.4 million residents live in townships, outside the boundaries of a city or village. That’s 3.86 million people, up from 2.7 million in 1960, when it was 12 percent of the state’s population.

Food safety important at upcoming small farm conference

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The 18th annual Hydroponic Grower’s Conference will be Nov. 16-17 in Orlando, Fla. will be a likely forum for an intense discussion of the issue.

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