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Farmer invests lifetime in trees

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Russell Garber’s commitment to caring for his trees started over half a century ago when he bought property in Green Township.he knew had “a good young woods.”

National Pork Board selects new CEO

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Steven D. Murphy of Des Moines, Iowa, assumes the new position to manage the National Pork Board staff, which operates checkoff-funded programs on behalf of America’s pork producers.

There’s more to the forest than the trees

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Forest Heritage Festival Oct. 19-20, at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds in Dover mixes education, safety and good deeds.

Car buyer trends show fuel economy at 21-year low

Thursday, October 11, 2001

The newly released EPA “Fuel Economy Trends Report” reports the lowest fuel economy since 1980, and attributes it to the increase in light trucks on America’s roads.

Home, sweet solar home: Ohio tour spotlights solar projects

Thursday, October 11, 2001

The Northeast Ohio Tour of Solar Homes Oct. 13 is a free, self-guided tour features solar homes and green building projects in nine communities.

‘One person can make a difference’

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Following is an excerpt from Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge’s farewell address to the state general assembly Oct. 2, as he leaves to accept leadership of the new Office of Homeland Security.

Conkle’s Hollow Fall Foliage Event a show of many colors

Thursday, October 11, 2001

More than 3,000 visitors are expected for the Oct. 20-21 event which features some of the best colors of the season.

Mahoning Farm Bureau recaps year

Wednesday, October 10, 2001

Tom Koch was installed as the county farm organization’s newest president at the Mahoning County Farm Bureau’s annual Meeting.

Land use planning decreases cost of rural development

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The rural-urban interface has become one of Ohio’s top agricultural issues in the past six months, according to OSU agricultural economist Larry Libby.

USDA shares grain transportation outlook

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Trucks remain the dominant mode of choice for transporting agricultural products to market. The weaker U.S. economy, high fuel costs, expensive liability insurance rates, and changing asset valuations have lowered profits.

Looking into the future: Wayne County residents to decide on farmland preservation initiative

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Farmland preservation measures have been effective across the nation. Will Ohio’s efforts succeed? Wayne County Issue 1 comes to the voters Nov. 6.

Ohio United Methodist delegation urges restraint to congressmen

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Meeting with Sen. George Voinovich, the delegation from the East Ohio Conference delivered a message on behalf of Bishop Bruce R. Ough and his cabinet about the need “to maintain that creative tension” in finding a faithful response.

Barn-sized Old Glory

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Made from vinyl truck tarps the Brimfield flag can fly proudly forever.

Mid Atlantic Genetics holds Shorthorn sale

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The top selling lot was MSF Neon Lady 101, a roan January heifer calf sired by MSF Equity 43 out of Rolyn Neon Lady 5C.

Researchers: Autumn color is nature’s sunscreen

Thursday, October 4, 2001

University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have a new theory about why autumn leaves turn scarlet and why the hues are more vibrant some years than others.

Sheepdog trials set for Brush Run Farm

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The fifth annual Brush Run Farm Sheepdog Trial will be held Oct. 6-7 at Brush Run Farm in Clarleroi, Pa.

No time to realize how busy we are

Thursday, October 4, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell writes about the $100 billion business.of home meal replacement.

Mahoning County ag community loses friend

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Darrel A. Bacon, who spent a lifetime volunteering in youth, church and agricultural organizations, died at his New Springfield home Saturday, Sept. 29, following an extended illness. He was 82.

HOME IMPROVEMENT: Pressure-treated woods leach arsenic

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Structures using chromated copper arsenate treated wood have been considered safe for use by children, but recent tests of soil around some play equipment, however, have make this assumption questionable.

Washington’s Revolutionary War tent conserved in Colonial Williamsburg

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Gen. George Washington did not sleep under it, but he did plan the victory at Yorktown, the last major battle of the American Revolution, under it.

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