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Now’s the time to pump up ethanol use

Thursday, September 20, 2001

A reader urges the U.S. legislature to “wake up and begin funding more ethanol plants.”

Miniature donkeys: can’t stop at just one

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Breeding and raising miniature donkeys is a “life style” choice for a rural Ravenna family who are building a registered herd at Wayland Hills Farm.

Ohio crop yields higher in September

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Ohio corn and soybean yields are expected to be higher than the previous month.

Portage County Farm Bureau: Entire Kibler family shares award

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Bill and Donna Kibler shared the Distinguished Service Award with their family at the Portage County Farm Bureau’s annual dinner meeting.

Ohio fall foliage viewing season nears

Thursday, September 20, 2001

For Ohioans and out-of-state visitors who want to savor this year’s foliage at its peak, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources recommends fall color events at state parks, forests and nature preserves.

Aspiring inventors abound in America

Thursday, September 20, 2001

According to the poll, sponsored by the National Inventors Hall of Fame, based in Akron, a full one-third of Americans have aspired to be inventors or thought they had an idea that would make a good invention.

Portage Co. farms featured in Sept. 23 self-guided tour

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The 2001 Portage County Farm City drive-it-yourself tour will take place Sept. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. and will include four unique family farms.

‘Backyard History’ lessons delivered in 4 easy lectures

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The East Liverpool Museum of Ceramics is presenting a four-week lecture series concentrating on local history.

Pumpkin diseases severe this year

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Fungal diseases could result in slim pickings for customers looking for a pumpkin to carve for Halloween this year.

Don’t jump to conclusions about attack

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Muslims, however, are an integral part of American society and a positive presence in communities across the nation. Americans should resist jumping to conclusions about the perpetrators.

Rolling pins & logs thrown in the Black Walnut days contests

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The 13th annual Switzerland of Ohio Black Walnut Festival will be held Oct. 13-14 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Earn seven Star Awards: Carroll Co. FB volunteers shine

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Carroll County Farm Bureau’s volunteer leaders received the state’s highest awards for local programming during the county’s annual meeting Sept. 11.

Stalk rot widespread in Ohio

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Stalk rot causing lodging can cost corn growers lost yields, income.

Buckeye ingenuity: Caregiver adapts items to help elderly, disabled

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Special Farm Science Review presentation shares ideas for make-your-own adaptive equipment.

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.

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.

Fairfield County barn tour slated

Thursday, September 13, 2001

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

All roads lead to London, Ohio

Thursday, September 13, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell explains reasons why you should attend this year’s Farm Science Review.

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.

Bursting at the seams: Farm Science Review jam-packed with exhibits and demonstrations

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Displays new for the 2001 Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, will cater to niche markets.

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