The Floyd Casper family of Hycrest Farms in Carrollton, Ohio, showed the grand champion at the District Two Holstein Show, held July 14 at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds.
It will be rededicated on July 22, and in a free festival of happenings, performances, and live music that will take place on the site at Grailville beginning at 3 p.m.
Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park has been named Commonwealth Treasure for 2001. Ceremonies marking the 2001 designation will take place Oct. 9-10.
The U.N. Population Division says world population is currently growing at an annual rate of 1.2 percent, or 77 million people per year. The six countries that account for half of this annual growth are India, China, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and Indonesia.
The man whose name is synonymous with the Ohio Farmers Union, former executive director Charlie Nash, died July 14.
Quilt Odyssey 2001, an annual quilt show and symposium will be held Aug. 2-5, exhibiting quilts from Canada, Japan, England, the Netherlands, and from all over the United States. There will also be an antique quilt show.
The annual tour of hometown gardens, homes, and historical sites in the historical village of Mount Pleasant will be Aug. 4-5.
An ARS scientist has perfected a method of processing rice flour mixtures that when fried will closely mimic potatoes.
ODNR combines divisions of mines and reclamation and oil and gas.
Is he a ‘grab and go’ kind of shopper? Guys aren’t as inept at shopping as women think, but it is a skill that seems to have evolved more strongly in females.
The Pappabello Summer Antiques Show and Sale, previously held at the I-X Center in Cleveland, will come to John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron July 13-15.
Historian Wendell Lauth will give a slide presentation on the Packards, exploring the family’s contributions to the business, industrial and cultural life of the Warren, Ohio, area.
The American Solar Challenge will wind along historic Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles.
Roy and Jodi McCullough of Salem, Ohio, are the first landowners in northeast Ohio to donate an agricultural easement to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
An ongoing project called “The Children of Chernobyl” brings youth from the former Soviet Union to visit the United States each summer.
Cropland has traditionally been used as the best place to dispose of manure. But the use of forage cropland may allow more versatility in providing a larger window of opportunity for manure application.
The Henry and June Weldon collection of English pottery, widely regarded as the finest collection of its kind in the world, has been donated to Colonial Williamsburg.
The Northwestern Pa. Steam and Gas Engine Show, July 20-22, will spotlight “Odd Balls and Orphans” along with Maytag engines and equipment.
The temperature was normal for the first six months of this year, according to Edwin R. Copeland, U.S. weather observer, reporting from his post in southern Columbiana County.
During the first half of FY 2001 the surplus in U.S. agricultural trade grew to $9.4 billion, almost $2 billion more than in the same period last year.