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Biodiesel found in more and more tanks

Thursday, April 26, 2001

In the past year, as pure soy biodiesel licensed to a number of manufacturers by the National Biodiesel Board has gained more general acceptance, the amount of soy oil being burned as automotive fuel has skyrocketed.

Counselors attuned to school climate

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Jean Peterson, coordinator of school counseling at the Purdue School of Education at West Lafayette, Ind., writes about the role that a school counselor can play in keeping peace within a school.

Amphora collectors gather for event

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The second conference on Amphora glass was held last month in Meadville, Pa.

Foot-and-mouth could still impact pork exports and prices

Thursday, April 26, 2001

According to Kansas State University agricultural economist James Mintert, “If foot-and-mouth becomes more widespread, it could provide a boost to U.S. pork exports,” Mintert said. “Conversely, if FMD enters the U.S., it could result in pork-importing countries restricting U.S. access to their markets.

Staying on Survivor Island in latest economic downturn rerun

Thursday, April 26, 2001

David Kohn, professor of farm management/ag economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, offers a few tips to assist in economic belt tightening.

Horsin’ around just comes naturally for this crew

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Mahoning County’s newest 4-H club, The North Jackson Corral Crue started out a family affair, but now has 10 youth, ranging in age from 8 to 16.

Scientists develop phosphorus index to control runoff

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The index can be used to predict the risk of phosphorus runoff from pastures fertilized with animal manure or commercial fertilizers

A man and his machines

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Charles Gander, of Stoneboro, Pa., has turned his “big toys” into a booming business, turning a lifelong love affair with machinery into a custom farming sideline growing as fast as corn in July.

Get a glimpse of Amish life in Ohio

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery in Columbus will open April 26 the exhibit, “Made By Loving Hands: Amish Children’s Clothing, Toys and Quilts,” from the Thomas and Marsha French collection

Gypsy moth treatments planned for May 7

Thursday, April 26, 2001

More than 38,000 acres in Ashland, Ashtabula, Coshocton, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Harrison, Holmes, Knox, Licking, Lorain, Lucas, Mahoning, Medina, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, and Wayne counties are targeted for aerial treatment.

Atrazine not causing groundwater pollution

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The herbicide atrazine isn’t causing groundwater pollution, but its effect on surface water is another question.

EPA awards brownfields grants to Ohio communities

Thursday, April 26, 2001

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded four brownfields grants worth $2.8 million to Ohio communities: Columbus, Lockland, Mansfield and a joint grant to Cleveland and Lima.

Fighting foot-and-mouth disease.

Thursday, April 26, 2001

British scientists call for a form of rapid, preemptive slaughter known as “ring culling.”

Look it up: Common auction terms you should know

Thursday, April 26, 2001

A glossary of real estate auction terms, most of which apply to all types of auctions.

Ohio’s new driver’s license program seems to be working

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Fewer 16- and 17-year-olds were involved in fatal crashes, and fewer were involved in crashes involving alcohol use.

Washington State study proves organic apple orchards competitive

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The Washington State University study compared the economic and environmental sustainability of conventional, organic and integrated growing systems.

Carroll beef alliance starts Round II

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The Carroll County Ohio Premium Beef Cattle Producers have made a few changes to the way they will cooperate to improve the genetics and marketability of their cow-calf operations, and are about to breed a second round of calves.

Still time to attend free-range poultry workshop

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Herman Beck-Chenoweth will conduct a hands-on course May 10-12 at his research farm in Creola.

Beatles-related exhibits at theRock and Roll Hall of Fame

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The current John Lennon exhibition has been extended at least through the end of the year and an exhibit on Stuart Sutcliffe, the “other” Beatle, will open May 15.

FCS plan offers more choices

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The president and chief executive officer for Farm Credit Services of Mid-America writes to refute an Alan Guebert column.

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