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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.

Mercer County Country Tour scheduled

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Sept. 15-16 drive-it-yourself tour will feature eight stops.

Columbiana FB members call for answers

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Members at the organization’s annual meeting demanded answers from those in charge about closing the local office.

Milking sheep: Wisconsin family says it’s profitable

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Sheep milk is in great demand through thier sheep dairy cooperative, selling at an economically sustainable price to create domestic sheep milk cheese production.

Appetite for ethanol fermenting in Pa.

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Questions that involve developing ethanol production in Pennsylvania and the Northeast were on the table late last month with a pair of “Ethanol Workshops for Rural America” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Biomass Energy Program, and organized by Ethanol Producers and Consumers.

New FSR exhibit targets small farms

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Center for Small Farms, co-sponsored by the American Small Farm magazine and Farm Science Review, is geared toward manufacturing agribusinesses that assist smaller acreage farmers.

Farm family diversifies to stay afloat

Thursday, September 13, 2001

When Paul and Lois Saums’ two sons, David and Doug, decided to come back to the farm in 1984, diversification became a necessity. The operation now farms hogs, grain, Christmas trees, pumpkins, broilers, etc.

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.

Old and new murals, mosaics portray local history in unlikely public places

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Floodwalls have joined the walls of post offices and libraries and the sides of buildings as the canvas for community art.

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.

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.

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.

Pesed, a 2,300-year-old Pennsylvania mummy, to vacation in Harrisburg

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The Westminster College Cultural Artifacts Collection, will be part of the “Egypt: Untold Journeys” exhibit starting Oct. 20 at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg.

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.

Superfund cleanup efforts continues to drain billions from taxpayers’ pockets

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A new Congress-commissioned report by Resources for the Future scholars Katherine Probst and David Konisky finds that after 20 years and billions of dollars spent cleaning up many of the U.S.’s most contaminated areas the EPA still has a lot more work to do.

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