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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.

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.

Museum receives World War II boxcar

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The French national railaroad and the American Prisoner of War Association have donated the boxcar to the Air Force Museum to complete a POW display at the museum.

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.

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.

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.

Ohio Cup vintage baseball festival set

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The Ohio Historical Society event, with three fields, is the largest and oldest such event in the nation, drawing 21 clubs.

All-American Dairy Show approaching

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The 38th All-American Dairy Show, Sept. 22-27 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa., showcases some of the finest dairy genetics in the nation.

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.

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.

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.

Farming New Fields: Making the cut with horse hay

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Owning not one acre of ground, Kevin Scott, president of the Delaware County Farm Bureau, fills a small, but significant niche using available ground to feed a growing population of horses.

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.

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.

Antique power show planned in Carroll County

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The three-day show sponsored by the Carroll County Antique Collectors Club will be at the fairgrounds in Carrollton Aug. 24-26.

Going ‘Wading’ in Pennsylvania

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Wade collectors came to Pennsylvania earlier this summer from Canada, Washington state, California and many other points to swap information and examples of Wade pottery.

Do you really need all that nitrogen?

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Illinois research confirms less fertilizer is adequate to maintain high corn yields.

Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires jointly buy World Wide Sires

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires created a 50-50 joint venture to purchase World-Wide Sires. It will operate as a stand-alone venture.

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.

Pennsylvania’s Elk Expo is Sept. 29-30

Thursday, August 16, 2001

The first Pennsylvania Elk Outdoor Expo will be held Sept. 29-30, during the most spectacular time for elk watching within the 835-square-mile elk range in northcentral Pennsylvania.

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