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Antiques festival set for Labor Day

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The 20th annual Western Reserve Academy Antiques Festival will be Sept. 3 in Hudson, Ohio.

Ohio hit by dramatic rise in HMO preumims

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Six states, including Ohio, will be hit hardest by planned increases in managed care health insurance premiums by the large national and regional plans.

Bacterial wilt is smashing pumpkins

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The cucumber beetle is in the pumpkin patch, and when it is infected with a bacterial pathogen, it can be deadly.

Pa. officials seize tractor-trailer for hauling wheat after asbestos load

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The driver had hauled asbestos from Portland, Conn., to Youngstown, then allegedly picked up wheat at McCullough Grain in Sharpsville.

Beat soybean sudden death syndrome with tough beans, good management practices

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Checking for the disease now – in August and September – can help growers build a plan of defense against the disease next year.

Records shattered at 2001 Ohio State Fair sale of champions

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Stark County’s Laura Kline shows the grand champion market steer.

Corn silage nitrate levels could be dangerously high

Thursday, August 23, 2001

But under unfavorable growing conditions, like this year, this conversion process of nitrate into amino acids is retarded, causing nitrate to accumulate in the stalks and stems. It can areach potentially toxic levels.

Red Cross says thanks

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.

Electric choice: Know your choices

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Guest commentatry by Laddie Marous discusses what is involved in taking advantage in the new Ohio law which allows electric consumers to choose their provider.

Web site is source of sources for West Nile Virus information

Thursday, August 23, 2001

As West Nile Virus gets increasing attention as a threat to both public and animal health in North America, the Agricultural Research Service’s National Agricultural Library has put up a “go-to-first” Web site for information about it.

Erie County team wins national Envirothon

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Five Boy Scouts from North East High School in Erie, Pa., defeated teams from 41 states and 7 Canadian provinces to win the national title.

Big bids for rabbits at Washington Fair

Thursday, August 23, 2001

With only 15 market pens on the auction block at Saturday’s Junior Fair Market Livestock Sale, the bunnies brought in the bucks, netting nearly $4,000 in sales.

Jefferson Co. Fair livestock sale totals $135,043

Thursday, August 23, 2001

John DeFrank continued a string of champion steer wins at this year’s Jefferson County Fair. DeFrank has showed either the grand or reserve champion steer in five of the last six years.

Farmers need new markets now

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Guest commentary by John Schlageck, managing editor of Kansas Living, a quarterly magazine dedicated to agriculture and rural life, talks about what is needed to save American agriculture.

Red Cross says thanks

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.

Lawrence County Fair sale totals $130,900

Thursday, August 23, 2001

With five record bids, the sale of 236 lots of 4-H market animals totaled $8,000 higher than last year’s sale.

Lisbon’s Johnny Appleseed Festival features a ton of entertainment

Thursday, August 23, 2001

There will be four parades, a Johnny Appleseed portrayal, Little Miss and Mr. Apple Bud, and a whole lot more at the 34th annual festival.

Guest Commentary: When family business transition makes no sense

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Virginia Tech farm management expert David M. Kohl voices tough questions families need to face to secure the future of their farm transition.

Butler Farm Show: Altmeyer’s annual purchase got expensive

Thursday, August 16, 2001

For the fifth year in a row, John Altmeyer of Altmeyer Custom-Fab Trailers of Butler made the final bid for the grand champion market hog at the junior fair livestock sale of the Butler Farm Show.

House farm bill proposal gives relief

Thursday, August 16, 2001

New farm bill legislation proposed by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee may not put all financially-stressed farms into the black, but will provide some relief.

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