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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

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 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.

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.

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.

Records shattered at 2001 Ohio State Fair sale of champions

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Stark County’s Laura Kline shows the grand champion market steer.

Electric choice: Know your choices

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Guest commentatry by Laddie Marous discusses what is involved in taking advantage in the new Ohio law which allows electric consumers to choose their provider.

Bacterial wilt is smashing pumpkins

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The cucumber beetle is in the pumpkin patch, and when it is infected with a bacterial pathogen, it can be deadly.

Erie County team wins national Envirothon

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Five Boy Scouts from North East High School in Erie, Pa., defeated teams from 41 states and 7 Canadian provinces to win the national title.

Number of older Ohioans to double in 2015

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Miami University Gerontology Center warns Ohio needs to plan for the consequences of the buldge in seniors that will hit in 2015.

Red Cross says thanks

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.

Farmers need new markets now

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Guest commentary by John Schlageck, managing editor of Kansas Living, a quarterly magazine dedicated to agriculture and rural life, talks about what is needed to save American agriculture.

Big bids for rabbits at Washington Fair

Thursday, August 23, 2001

With only 15 market pens on the auction block at Saturday’s Junior Fair Market Livestock Sale, the bunnies brought in the bucks, netting nearly $4,000 in sales.

Red Cross says thanks

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.

Lawrence County Fair sale totals $130,900

Thursday, August 23, 2001

With five record bids, the sale of 236 lots of 4-H market animals totaled $8,000 higher than last year’s sale.

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