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Ohio wines recognized for excellence

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Fred L. Dailey presented awards to area wineries at the 2001 Vintage Affair at the Ohio State Fair in August.

Friendly family feuds dominated Stark Co. show ring

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Sibling rivalry elevated to new heights at this year’s Stark County Fair junior market livestock competitions with families claiming champsionship status in hogs, steers, chickens, and cheese.

Old and new murals, mosaics portray local history in unlikely public places

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Floodwalls have joined the walls of post offices and libraries and the sides of buildings as the canvas for community art.

Total for Geauga Fair hits $200,000

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Prices were up for five of the 10 grand champion animals sold, and for four of the nine reserve champion animals.

On target! : Ohio teens finish third in air rifle championship

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A team of young Ohio athletes finished third at the National Rifle Association’s three-position air rifle junior national championships in Atlanta Aug. 18.

A rural legend: The search for Pa. mountain lions

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The mystery of whether wild eastern cougars, also commonly known as mountain lions, pumas, or panthers, really survive in the Keystone State was excited recently by the rumor of a cougar killed on Interstate 80.

Pesed, a 2,300-year-old Pennsylvania mummy, to vacation in Harrisburg

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The Westminster College Cultural Artifacts Collection, will be part of the “Egypt: Untold Journeys” exhibit starting Oct. 20 at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg.

Capitol Music Hall announces full schedule, variety of performances

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Jamboree USA officials have brought together an array of stars for the fall and winter season at the Capitol Music Hall in Wheeling.

Superfund cleanup efforts continues to drain billions from taxpayers’ pockets

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A new Congress-commissioned report by Resources for the Future scholars Katherine Probst and David Konisky finds that after 20 years and billions of dollars spent cleaning up many of the U.S.’s most contaminated areas the EPA still has a lot more work to do.

Dried and true: Make sure parched corn isn’t all wet

Thursday, September 6, 2001

While many areas in Ohio are experiencing drought conditions that would drive growers to harvest early, drought-stressed corn should be harvested no earlier than normal corn silage.

You shouldn’t believe half of what you read in e-mail

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A new “friendly warning” that’s been hitting e-mail boxes around the country, about the release of credit information, is a hoax.

Fight between GMOs and the bugs they repel may not be over

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A Michigan State University entomologist said farmers and those marketing genetically modified seeds shouldn’t become complacent because so far there has been no documented evidence that insects have developed resistance to crops engineered to repel them.

For your health: Growing gormet garlic

Thursday, September 6, 2001

What started as a single row in a backyard garden has evolved into a 4-acre plot and a full-time national business.

Detroit: Stove capital of the world

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Advertising pamphlets in the culinary collection at the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library document the products of the no fewer than five major companies that made stoves in Detroit at the turn of the century, and give a picture of the home kitchen a hundred years ago.

U.S. steps up BSE research

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Health and Human Service Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has unveiled a plan to further strengthen surveillance, increase research resources, and expand existing inspection efforts to prevent BSE and TSEs from entering or taking hold in the United States

Do-it-yourself tooth bleaching kits may cause problems

Thursday, August 30, 2001

They have the potential to cause an infection or nerve damage, say oral surgeons at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

Holmes County youth show junior dairy champions

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Mohican Farm bid $14 per pound for Ami Breitenbucher’s 188-pound market hog, raising $2,632 to provide the funds needed to establish the scholarship in Breitenbucher’s memory.

Mixing hog manure and sawdust into compost could be management option

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A University of Illinois extension study found that mixing 50 gallons of slurry with a cubic yard of sawdust created a compost with about 50 percent moisture and no odor that was ready to apply as fertilizer in five months.

Thanks for support

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.

Ohio insect carrying new corn virus

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Ohio State University and USDA researchers have learned that the black-faced leafhopper, which transmits the maize chlorotic dwarf virus, also transmits a corn virus discovered last year.

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