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Mysterious ailment is killing foals and triggering abortions

Thursday, May 17, 2001

As of May 14, 442 aborted equine fetuses and stillborn foals have been submitted to the University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center since April 28. At least 18 breeds have been affected.

Ohio Fruit Growers Summer tour targets just one farm

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The Patterson Fruit Farm at Chesterland, Ohio, is a sixth generation fruit farm growing 45 acres of apples and strawberries, with a farm market, bakery, and gift room, and a seven-week Family Fun Fest in the fall.

Solar power system sends power back to grid

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Jean Bahr a University of Wisconsin professor of geology and environmental studies and an international authority on ground water, has installed an affordable, practical system into her Wisconsin home that transforms light from the sun into electricity, enabling her to meet a significant portion of her own electrical needs and to feed excess electricity into the Madison Gas and Electric power grid.

Gloomy outlook for winter wheat

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The smallest wheat harvest since 1974 could produce the year where tighter supplies don’t translate into higher prices.

Market Outlook: Corn and bean confusion

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The market never really forgets about the demand side of the price equation.

Coyote control meeting set for May 22 in Canfield

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Beef, dairy, sheep and swine producers, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone interested in coyotes and their habits are invited to participate.

Historic Clinton celebrates Memorial Day

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Activities include breakfast, parade, cemetery services, and a raffle.

Price reporting creates confusion

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The switch to Mandatory Price Reporting for livestock sales data has been rocky, but the new system has the potential to provide more detailed information price information, segmented by livestock weights and quality levels.

Managing forage for hay production good way to manage manure use, too

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Some grasses can be grown so as to optimize the uptake of a nutrient such as phosphorus from the soil.

Sheep breeder plays role in Tunis recovery

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Jozi Best of Litchfield, Ohio, wants to bring the national Tunis sale to the Great Lakes Sheep and Wool Show and Sale in Wooster.

USDA report no surprise

Thursday, May 17, 2001

New soybean crop is headed toward setting a record production.

Anniversary celebrated with 104 miles of trees

Thursday, May 17, 2001

A record tree planting in northwest Ohio this spring will help reduce farmland soil erosion.

Ohio wheat growers: Be on the lookout

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Powdery mildew is present in certain fields of susceptible varieties in north central and northeast sections of the state.

The Great Depression stayed by photography

Thursday, May 17, 2001

“The Art of Humane Propaganda: Photographers of the Farm Security Administration During the Great Depression,” is a photographic documentary on exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art through Sept. 2.

Annual antique show features 45 dealers.

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The Woman’s Club of Hudson holds its 56th annual antique show, sale June 14-16.

New charges against Buckeye for noxious flies

Thursday, May 17, 2001

New contempt of court charged lodged against Buckeye Egg Farm include counts of new fly outbreaks, storm water discharge, and failure to comply with disposal of eggwash requirements.

Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame deadline near

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The ONR Hall of Fame inducts individuals, past and present, who have made significant contributions to Ohio’s natural resources through management practices, environmental education or scientific achievement.

Postal rates going up again

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The cost of postage raised on just about everything except the first-class stamp, that went up in January.

Ashland FFA holds awards banquet

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Ben Carpenter and Christy Lahmers were recognized as state degree winner.

Funniest questions asked by tourists

Thursday, May 17, 2001

National Tourism Week reveals the kinds of questions often asked by tourists who have left their brains at home.

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