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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sustaining farms by blocking trade?

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Guest columnist Dennis T. Avery, of Churchville, Va., director of global food issues for the Hudson Institute of Indianapolis, writes about Ralph Nader’s proposed no-NAFTA solution to sustaining family farms that would mean cutting output from the productive farmlands back by perhaps one-third.

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

Ohio Wheat Performance test results available

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Test results includes yield data of 43 wheat varieties from five locations along with test weights, seeds per pound, lodging, plant height and heading date.

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.

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.

Bookstore to hold Isaly’s reunion

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Main Street Books of Mansfield, site of the first Isaly’s store, will provide an opportunity for people to share their Isaly memories and memorabilia.

Beaver Co. 4-H’ers repeat with market champions

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Jason Heinlein of Aliquippa repeated his 2000 grand champion steer performance, followed by Levi McLaughlin of Georgetown who returned with another reserve champion steer.

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