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Retired freighter brings tales of the Great Lakes to life

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The William G. Mather bulk freighter museum in the Cleveland waterfront will hold unique storytelling tours this fall.

Milking sheep: Wisconsin family says it’s profitable

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Sheep milk is in great demand through thier sheep dairy cooperative, selling at an economically sustainable price to create domestic sheep milk cheese production.

Bursting at the seams: Farm Science Review jam-packed with exhibits and demonstrations

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Displays new for the 2001 Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, will cater to niche markets.

Ohio receives national archives award

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Ohio Historical Society has received an award recognizing the society’s public service and contributions to the archives profession, particularly in the area of pioneering services on the Internet.

Buckeye ingenuity: Caregiver adapts items to help elderly, disabled

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Special Farm Science Review presentation shares ideas for make-your-own adaptive equipment.

Mercer County Country Tour scheduled

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Sept. 15-16 drive-it-yourself tour will feature eight stops.

All roads lead to London, Ohio

Thursday, September 13, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell explains reasons why you should attend this year’s Farm Science Review.

WVU renames ag college for sisters

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Two Morgantown sisters have gifted $18.4 million to the university, the largest private donation from individuals in WVU history. Most of the donation, $16.2 million, is earmarked for the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences.

Review will warm hearts and heads

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Spare a few minutes at the Farm Science Review to make mittens and hats for homeless children.

Fairfield County barn tour slated

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Sept. 22 event will focus on three renovated barns.

Farm family diversifies to stay afloat

Thursday, September 13, 2001

When Paul and Lois Saums’ two sons, David and Doug, decided to come back to the farm in 1984, diversification became a necessity. The operation now farms hogs, grain, Christmas trees, pumpkins, broilers, etc.

Call of the wild: N.H. lake lures man and beast

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Included in the protected prime wildlife habitats that cover more than 7,700 acres along the shores of Lake Umbagog and the banks of the Magalloway and Androscoggin rivers are freshwater wetlands, floating islands of spruce and maple trees, lily pads and upland areas of balsam-scented spruce-fir forests.

When is your corn ready to chop

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Determining the proper time to harvest corn for silage is critical because whole plant dry matter content varies with maturity and it influences fermentation.

Museum celebrates Sept. 14 anniversary of McKinley’s death

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A temporary exhibit to honor the fallen president, “A Man’s Best Gift to His Country is His Life Blood: Public Servant William McKinley,” will be on view in the Keller Gallery through Jan. 31.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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