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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.

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.

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.

“Ponds with a Purpose”: Review hosts daily farm pond clinic

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The one-hour clinic will show how ponds work and the best ways to manage them. The goal: To help pond owners head off problems and, in the end, save money.

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.

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.

2001 Farm Science Review Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The 2001 Farm Science Review will be Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, with a full schedule of events each of the three days.

When is your corn ready to chop

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Determining the proper time to harvest corn for silage is critical because whole plant dry matter content varies with maturity and it influences fermentation.

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.

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.

Buckeye Egg neighbors awarded $19.2 million

Thursday, September 13, 2001

A Licking County Common Pleas Court jury, after spending the weekend in deliberations, returned a verdict Sunday, Sept. 9, finding Buckeye Egg guilty of causing environmental damage, and awarded 21 area residents the damage judgment.

Retired freighter brings tales of the Great Lakes to life

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The William G. Mather bulk freighter museum in the Cleveland waterfront will hold unique storytelling tours this fall.

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.

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.

Ohio receives national archives award

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Ohio Historical Society has received an award recognizing the society’s public service and contributions to the archives profession, particularly in the area of pioneering services on the Internet.

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.

Mercer County Country Tour scheduled

Thursday, September 13, 2001

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

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.

Katie-Lynn Bruening stars at Geauga Fair auction

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Even though Katie-Lynn came into the ring fifth, after the grand and reserve champion and two other first place hogs had already sold, the crowd of bidders had been waiting for her and several had decided to buy her hog.

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.

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