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Fairfield County barn tour slated

Thursday, September 13, 2001

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

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.

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.

“Ponds with a Purpose”: Review hosts daily farm pond clinic

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The one-hour clinic will show how ponds work and the best ways to manage them. The goal: To help pond owners head off problems and, in the end, save money.

2001 Farm Science Review Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The 2001 Farm Science Review will be Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, with a full schedule of events each of the three days.

Columbiana FB members call for answers

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Members at the organization’s annual meeting demanded answers from those in charge about closing the local office.

New FSR exhibit targets small farms

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Center for Small Farms, co-sponsored by the American Small Farm magazine and Farm Science Review, is geared toward manufacturing agribusinesses that assist smaller acreage farmers.

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.

Appetite for ethanol fermenting in Pa.

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Questions that involve developing ethanol production in Pennsylvania and the Northeast were on the table late last month with a pair of “Ethanol Workshops for Rural America” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Biomass Energy Program, and organized by Ethanol Producers and Consumers.

Lighten up: Ohio farm equipment law kicks in

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Farmers who have multi-wheeled tractors are now required to display new lighting for traveling at night on streets or highways.

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.

Buckeye Egg neighbors awarded $19.2 million

Thursday, September 13, 2001

A Licking County Common Pleas Court jury, after spending the weekend in deliberations, returned a verdict Sunday, Sept. 9, finding Buckeye Egg guilty of causing environmental damage, and awarded 21 area residents the damage judgment.

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.

National measures in place to strengthen crop insurance program

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The USDA’s Risk Management Agency, Farm Service Agency and private reinsured crop insurance companies that sell and service crop insurance policies have joined forces in a nationwide effort to improve the integrity of the program.

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.

Korean War vets eligible for medals

Thursday, September 6, 2001

There are more than 1.7 million veterans still eligible for the Korean War Service Medal, including the next of kin of deceased veterans.

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.

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.

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.

Katie-Lynn Bruening stars at Geauga Fair auction

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Even though Katie-Lynn came into the ring fifth, after the grand and reserve champion and two other first place hogs had already sold, the crowd of bidders had been waiting for her and several had decided to buy her hog.

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