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Web site is source of sources for West Nile Virus information

Thursday, August 23, 2001

As West Nile Virus gets increasing attention as a threat to both public and animal health in North America, the Agricultural Research Service’s National Agricultural Library has put up a “go-to-first” Web site for information about it.

Erie County team wins national Envirothon

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Five Boy Scouts from North East High School in Erie, Pa., defeated teams from 41 states and 7 Canadian provinces to win the national title.

Big bids for rabbits at Washington Fair

Thursday, August 23, 2001

With only 15 market pens on the auction block at Saturday’s Junior Fair Market Livestock Sale, the bunnies brought in the bucks, netting nearly $4,000 in sales.

Jefferson Co. Fair livestock sale totals $135,043

Thursday, August 23, 2001

John DeFrank continued a string of champion steer wins at this year’s Jefferson County Fair. DeFrank has showed either the grand or reserve champion steer in five of the last six years.

Farmers need new markets now

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Guest commentary by John Schlageck, managing editor of Kansas Living, a quarterly magazine dedicated to agriculture and rural life, talks about what is needed to save American agriculture.

Red Cross says thanks

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.

Lawrence County Fair sale totals $130,900

Thursday, August 23, 2001

With five record bids, the sale of 236 lots of 4-H market animals totaled $8,000 higher than last year’s sale.

Lisbon’s Johnny Appleseed Festival features a ton of entertainment

Thursday, August 23, 2001

There will be four parades, a Johnny Appleseed portrayal, Little Miss and Mr. Apple Bud, and a whole lot more at the 34th annual festival.

Farming New Fields: Making the cut with horse hay

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Owning not one acre of ground, Kevin Scott, president of the Delaware County Farm Bureau, fills a small, but significant niche using available ground to feed a growing population of horses.

Museum receives World War II boxcar

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The French national railaroad and the American Prisoner of War Association have donated the boxcar to the Air Force Museum to complete a POW display at the museum.

All-American Dairy Show approaching

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The 38th All-American Dairy Show, Sept. 22-27 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa., showcases some of the finest dairy genetics in the nation.

Number of older Ohioans to double in 2015

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Miami University Gerontology Center warns Ohio needs to plan for the consequences of the buldge in seniors that will hit in 2015.

Antique power show planned in Carroll County

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The three-day show sponsored by the Carroll County Antique Collectors Club will be at the fairgrounds in Carrollton Aug. 24-26.

Investigation points to crown shield

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Steam experts say it was an exposed crown shield that triggered the explosion of the 1918 Case steam traction engine on the Medina County Fairgrounds July 29.

Pennsylvania’s Elk Expo is Sept. 29-30

Thursday, August 16, 2001

The first Pennsylvania Elk Outdoor Expo will be held Sept. 29-30, during the most spectacular time for elk watching within the 835-square-mile elk range in northcentral Pennsylvania.

Jess Aller breeds her goats for the spotlight

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Ohio dairy goat breeder Jess Aller is concentrating on merchandising rather than milk to make money from her herd.

Schoenbrunn hosts log architecture program

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Schoenbrunn Village in New Philadelphia will offer a special program on log architecture in America Aug. 18.

Livestock sale raises $2,000 for world hunger

Thursday, August 16, 2001

The Ashtabula County 4-H program started a new program this year to allow 4-H livestock clubs raising market animals to do an international project.

Slow gains forecast for W.Va. economy

Thursday, August 16, 2001

West Virginia’s economy stands a good chance of continuing to expand during the next year, but the risks of an economic downturn are high.

Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires jointly buy World Wide Sires

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires created a 50-50 joint venture to purchase World-Wide Sires. It will operate as a stand-alone venture.

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