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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.

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.

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.

The heat is on: Reduce risks this summer

Thursday, August 16, 2001

The heat-related death of a professional football player elevated the fact that even normal activities can be deadly in extreme heat.

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.

Medina Co. youth pay tribute to accident victims

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Medina County 4-H and FFA youth donated $21,063 to the steam engine explosion victims’ fund from the sale of their market livestock animals during this year’s Medina County Fair.

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.

Fluids key to managing heat

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Fifty-five to 75 percent of the body’s weight is water; the brain is 70 percent water; blood is 82 percent water; and the lungs are nearly 90 percent water. And you wonder why drinking lots of fluids is a smart idea in extreme heat?

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