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New coin products roll into stores

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The United States Mint has joined a partnership with H.E. Harris & Co., an Atlanta-based company specializing in collectibles.

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.

Outdoor Heritage re-enactors bring history back to life

Thursday, April 26, 2001

From the Lewis and Clark expedition to a Civil War military encampment, from Theodore Roosevelt to Frank Kehoe, an Irish coal miner, re-enactors will help Outdoor Heritage visitors catch a glimpse of the past.

Planting corn is a game of inches

Thursday, April 26, 2001

With planting season just around the corner, a few hours in the machine shed can save the disappointment of lost yields at harvest.

Pork producers may post 2001 profits

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Kansas State University James Mintert expects cash hog prices in the benchmark Iowa-southern Minnesota market this year to average in the low $40s per hundredweight.

Secondary insects can be primary pests

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Wireworm, white grub and seed corn maggot are known as secondary insects only because the total economic damage caused by them is low. In some cases, any one of those insects can become a field’s primary pest.

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.

China association to hold convention

Thursday, April 26, 2001

White Ironstone China Association’s seventh national convention will be held May 3-6 in historic Worthington, Ohi

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.

Is E. coli coming to your county fair

Thursday, April 26, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell issues a call to action to fair officials before the upcoming fair season.

Roscoe Village to host interactive canal boat exhibit

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The in-ground Hillside Canal Boat Exhibit will be the newest addition to the living history of Historic Roscoe Village. Christening is April 21.

Soybean seed better in 2001

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Seed quality for this year’s soybean crop is considerably better than last. Supplies are going to be tight.

National Highland convention in Pa.

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The American Highland Cattle Association will hold its 50th annual National Convention May 3-6 in Harrisburg.

Intensive grazing meeting arranged as start to network

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Irish dairy management highlighted at April 27 meeting at the Miller dairy farm in Millersburg.

Spring plowing at Roger Shira’s place

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The Central Ohio Draft Horse Association was out in force over the first full weekend in April at Roger Shira’s farm on Cassell Road, south of Fredericktown.

First 72 hours critical for calves

Thursday, April 19, 2001

It is easy in all the excitement and rush of calving season to overlook some basic management procedures that affect the calf for the rest of his life.

An Appalachian Herb Gathering planned in Meigs County

Thursday, April 19, 2001

As many as 400 landowners, herb growers, and small business owners expected June 23-24 to learn about growing, marketing, and conserving native plants.

Quail Hollow Craft and Herb Fair will be May 5-6

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Quality handcrafted goods will be sold in connection with the Herbal Society’s annual plant sale.

Pork expo canceled; dairy expo will go on

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The National Pork Producers Council has canceled the 2001 World Pork Expo to prevent potential risks of foot-and-mouth disease.

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