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Round up some fun at Rafter M. Rodeo

Thursday, June 28, 2001

What once seemed to be the tradition of rugged Texans and cowboys of the wild west, the lure of rodeo is attracting more and more fans each year. That “cowboy way” is alive and well in Belmont County, Ohio.

Hartville farm gives easement to nature center

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Thomas and Margaret Raff Hague of Canton have donated the development rights from their 100-acre farm in Lake Township to The Wilderness Center in Wilmot, Ohio.

Annual Ox Roast scheduled July 6-8 at Mesopotamia

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Up to 6,000 pounds of beef will be roasted eight to nine hours over hot coals for the event, which is held each year to help fund the volunteer fire department.

Holstein Invitational winners released

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Grand champion female at the District II Open Invitational Holstein Show at Tiscarawas Cpimtu Fairgrounds was the 5-year-old, Shaland Integrity Mallory, sired by Robthom Integrity, and exhibited by Hycrest Farms, Floyd Casper and family, Carrollton, Ohio.

Armyworms may march into your fields

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Purdue entomologists predict that when the spring armyworm infestation is over, another invasion of fall armyworms could arrive.

Hummingbirds need your help this summer

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Some facts and tips about hummingbirds, how to attract them and how to assist them.

But what did the Navajo weaver get?

Thursday, June 28, 2001

An extremely rare 19th century Navajo blanket was appraised at up to half a million on Antique Road Show.

Muskingum River navigation system named a civil engineering landmark

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources operates and maintains the river’s 150-year-old system of 10 hand-operated locks and dams – the oldest of its kind in the country.

Portraits in Progress: Norwescor Farm among top herds in Stark Co.

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The pristine farmstead is a unique blend of old and new buildings. A Yankee style barn built in 1889 is used for hay storage and heifer housing, while a two-story bank barn built around 1876 is used for calves and breeding-age heifers. A new barn houses bred heifers and dry cows.

Ashtabula Arts Center to host concert series

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Free “Brown Bag” concerts will be held each Wednesday in Ashtabula and Thursday in Jefferson.

Moline Tractor and Plow Co. has grand opening

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The living history exhibit of the John Deere Collectors Center – a membership association for enthusiasts interested in the nostalgia and legacy of John Deere – will open Aug. 10-11.

We are short on common sense

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Reader disputes role of legislation and regulation in effective accidental injury reduction.

Backyard fireworks aren’t worth losing your sight over

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Hospital emergency rooms treat thousands of people for fireworks-related injuries each Fourth of July holiday.

Most of these victims are children; most of the injuries are caused by backyard, “class C” fireworks.

Museum recreates magic lantern show

Thursday, June 21, 2001

In conjunction with its groundbreaking, cross-disciplinary exhibition, Light! The Industrial Age, the Carnegie Museum of Art will present a magic lantern show June 23 at 2 p.m.

Be choosy in plant selection if you want to try wildflowers

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Who hasn’t wanted to try their hand at growing a few wildflowers after walking through the woods on a day in May or June? A forest floor carpeted with trilliums or lady slippers is an inspiring sight.

Old farmhouse becomes roach hotel

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Penn State researcher uses an old house on the Penn State farmland to study the social organization of cockroach populations.

Beech Fork State Park to salute U.S. with bell ringing

Thursday, June 21, 2001

“Salute to America – Let Freedom Ring” will begin at 1:30 p.m. July 4, in the state park near Barboursville, W.Va.

Show attracts hogs from all over

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The Penn-Ohio Jackpot Show June 16 at the Canfield Fairgrounds, attracted 90 hogs from 17 counties in Pennsylvania and Ohio to the competition.

Condolences to former editor’s family

Thursday, June 21, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell sends condolences from Farm and Dairy to former editor Tim Reeves and his wife Sue on the tragic death of their son, Ben Reeves.

Cell phone users aren’t making deals, they’re talking to Mom

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Who’s driving while using a cell phone and what they’re gabbing about might just surprise you.

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