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BST use leveling off in Wisconsin

Thursday, August 30, 2001

With one-sixth of Wisconsin dairy farms using bovine somatotropinwell, the adoption level is well below what was expected in the debate that preceded its commercial release in 1994.

Ohio insect carrying new corn virus

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Ohio State University and USDA researchers have learned that the black-faced leafhopper, which transmits the maize chlorotic dwarf virus, also transmits a corn virus discovered last year.

Ohio Wheat Performance test results available

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Test results includes yield data of 43 wheat varieties from five locations along with test weights, seeds per pound, lodging, plant height and heading date.

Holmes County youth show junior dairy champions

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Mohican Farm bid $14 per pound for Ami Breitenbucher’s 188-pound market hog, raising $2,632 to provide the funds needed to establish the scholarship in Breitenbucher’s memory.

Do-it-yourself tooth bleaching kits may cause problems

Thursday, August 30, 2001

They have the potential to cause an infection or nerve damage, say oral surgeons at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

Sustaining farms by blocking trade?

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Guest columnist Dennis T. Avery, of Churchville, Va., director of global food issues for the Hudson Institute of Indianapolis, writes about Ralph Nader’s proposed no-NAFTA solution to sustaining family farms that would mean cutting output from the productive farmlands back by perhaps one-third.

U.S. steps up BSE research

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Health and Human Service Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has unveiled a plan to further strengthen surveillance, increase research resources, and expand existing inspection efforts to prevent BSE and TSEs from entering or taking hold in the United States

Bookstore to hold Isaly’s reunion

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Main Street Books of Mansfield, site of the first Isaly’s store, will provide an opportunity for people to share their Isaly memories and memorabilia.

Thanks for support

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.

Beaver Co. 4-H’ers repeat with market champions

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Jason Heinlein of Aliquippa repeated his 2000 grand champion steer performance, followed by Levi McLaughlin of Georgetown who returned with another reserve champion steer.

Detroit: Stove capital of the world

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Advertising pamphlets in the culinary collection at the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library document the products of the no fewer than five major companies that made stoves in Detroit at the turn of the century, and give a picture of the home kitchen a hundred years ago.

Cleveland Rocks Coin-op show has everything coin-op

Thursday, August 30, 2001

The show will be Sept. 14-16 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, featuring all those machines that have ever been operated by putting money into a coinslot.

Sounds of Civil War will resound at battlefield

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A reenactment of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry that will be held during the weekend of Sept. 8-9 at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park in W.Va.

Records fall at Portage Co. market livestock sale

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Six of the ten grand champion animals sold Aug. 25 at the Portage County Randolph Fair Junior Fair Market Livestock Auction set record high prices.

Pa. to develop statewide network of greenways

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A network of greenways will connect corridors of open space, natural landscape features and recreational sites statewide.

Smith family spends fair season on the road, cheering on hogs

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Ramy Swine Farm is in the business of breeding and selling club show hogs, and when pigs leave the farm they are almost always headed for a showring someplace.

Ohio tourism Web site: Still lots to do in Ohio in September

Thursday, August 30, 2001

The Web site includes a whole list of September activities, including fairs, festivals, and celebrations still available to be experienced.

Mixing hog manure and sawdust into compost could be management option

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A University of Illinois extension study found that mixing 50 gallons of slurry with a cubic yard of sawdust created a compost with about 50 percent moisture and no odor that was ready to apply as fertilizer in five months.

Penn State student plays Mickey Mouse, takes classes online

Thursday, August 30, 2001

She won the coveted role at Disney World, but her parents perferred she go to school. She found the perfect solution.

Thanks for support

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.

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