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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

HorseFesting around at FarmPark

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Lake Farmpark will hold its 11th annual HorseFest. May 19-20.

Get hooked on hooking rugs

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The Cross Creek Farm Rug Hooking School will hold a guest day and a hooked rug show May 3 from 1-7 p.m. at the Punderson Manor, Newbury, Ohio.

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.

It doesn’t sound or smell like a Harley!

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Harold Benich of Albion, Pa., has build a diesel powered motorcycle from genuine Harley-Davidson parts and a diesel engine scrapped from an old Miller welder. It smells like French-fried potatoes, and sounds like a tractor.

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.

Bullying and teasing rate as children’s biggest problems

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Children aged 8 to 15 listed bullying and teasing as a higher concern than the pressure to have sex, AIDS, racism, or to try alcohol or drugs.

Smithfield buys Moyer Packing

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Smithfield Foods board, saying says processing earnings have doubled, votes to increase shares in anticipation of a stock split.

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