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Pennsylvania’s autumn Web site up and running

Thursday, September 27, 2001

In autumn, Pennsylvania’s most popular leaf peeping resources are www.fallinpa.com and 800-FALL-IN-PA.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Taft: Ohio needs an ethanol plant

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, speaking at the Farm Science Review Sept. 18, pledged to push legislation that would help clear the way for a plant to be built in the Buckeye State.

Erie County, Pa. Fair: Generous buyers help 4-H fund

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Just under $4,000 was raised for the Erie County 4-H Scholarship Fund.

Antique auction features Cleveland items

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Items from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Western Reserve Historical Society of Cleveland will be offered at the Oct. 6-7 DeFina Auction annual fall antiques and fine arts sale.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Hydroponically, Ohio not yet mature

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Ohio is home to 42 hydroponic greenhouses that total 19 acres of indoor floor space for vegetable production, equalling about $5 million a year in economic activity.

Composting could have helped Buckeye Egg

Thursday, September 27, 2001

A Mansfield reader comments on what Buckeye Egg could have done with a composting system.

Timing critical to forage harvest

Thursday, September 27, 2001

A combination of in-field observation and more scientific measurements gives producers the most accurate indicator of optimal harvest date.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Ohio almost done with new CAFO regulations

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Kevin Elder, director of the new Livestock Environmental Permitting Program, reported on the progress of the Concentrated Animal Feeding Facilities rule-writing advisory committee during the Farm Science Review.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Wayne County couple named to Farm Science Review Hall of Fame

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Jim Trotter, who recently retired from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, coordinates the field demonstrations at the annual Farm Science Review. He and his wife Norma were recognized for work since 1978.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Conservation Farm Families recognized

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The five 2001 Ohio Conservation Farm Family Awards were presented at Farm Science Review in recognition of conservation through farming practices.

Terrorist act could hurt U.S. agriculture

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Shifts in national priorities could leave the farm bill and commodity support at the bottom of the list.

Peacemakers Quilt show is Oct. 12-14 in Beaver Falls, Pa.

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The Beaver Valley quilt guild will present its seventh annual judged and juried show, “Autumn in the Park.”

Stark County farm tour set Oct. 7

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The 12th annual Stark County Farm Bureau drive-it-yourself tour will consist of five stops, including A & J Farms, Kridler Gardens, Motts Greenhouse, Park Farms/St. Peters site, and Raber Dairy Farms.

David Frew to take about 1926 Lake Erie shipwreck

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Frew will present a slide presentation on the sinking of the steamship Gerken Oct. 3 at the Trumbull County Public Library.

Farm animal sanctuary opens in Portage County

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary houses and rehabilitates animals that have been rescued by the Portage County Animal Protective League. Right now it is home to two horses, three ducks, three potbellied pigs, seven dogs, 10 rabbits, and 11 chickens, and is expecting 40 sheep and a 700-pound pig.

Wealth of nations relies on Jack Frost

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Economists William Masters of Purdue University and Margaret McMillan of Tufts University say frost plays two important roles in establishing the haves and the have nots of the world.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Lorain County farm family wins Century Farm award

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The McConnell family of Hickory Grove Farms near Wellington, Ohio, was recognized as Ohio’s 2001 Outstanding Century Farm.

Oh Great Government, hear our prayer

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Frank Kostecki of Salem prays to the federal government, as a taxpayer, to use public money to rebuild and to fund the war, but to take no prisoners.

Bush envisions changes in farm policy

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The USDA has released “Food and Agricultural Policy: Taking Stock for the New Century.” The 116-page document represents Bush’s blueprint for future farm legislation, including the 2002 Farm Bill.

Blue Ridge Pottery Show starts Oct. 4

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The 22nd annual Blue Ridge Pottery Show sponsored by the Blue Ridge Pottery Club will take place Oct. 4-6 on Main Street in Erwin, Tenn.

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