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Managing winter weed with herbicides

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Weeds such as common chickweed, henbit, purple deadnettle, and marestail (horseweed) have increased to the point that they require changes in herbicide management in some fields.

New farm income report a mixed bag, driven by livestock sector

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The USDA’s Economic Research Service reports farm income has hit a record, but the farm component of total household income has fallen for fourth year in a row.

Simmons Feed and Supply sells retail business

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Witmer’s Feed and Grain has purchased the the Simmons retail feed division, and Agland Co-op bought the supply truck. The new Simmons Grain Company will focus on wholesale.

More than anyone can possibly take in

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Through the day, more than 5,000 people walked through the entrance gate on Sept. 29 and onto the grounds to find more displays, products, information and activities than they could possibly take in.

Apple butter festival slated for Historic Roscoe Village

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The 32nd annual Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival Oct. 19-21 offers fun and entertainment for all ages with a craft show, demonstrations, special appearances by Johnny Appleseed, and a variety of contests.

Pastors’ insights from Oklahoma City bombing offer healing, hope for nation

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Six years after the Oklahoma bombing, several people are still receiving free counseling offered by the United Methodist Church’s Oklahoma Annual Conference. The conference’s Volunteers-In-Mission program is prepared to send teams to New York and Washington if they’re needed.

Washington’s Revolutionary War tent conserved in Colonial Williamsburg

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Gen. George Washington did not sleep under it, but he did plan the victory at Yorktown, the last major battle of the American Revolution, under it.

Fall sniffles: The cure’s as bad as the condition

Thursday, October 4, 2001

School nurses believe that the “cure” for symptoms of nasal allergy may affect school performance in a way not all that different than if they were left untreated.

Land use planning decreases cost of rural development

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The rural-urban interface has become one of Ohio’s top agricultural issues in the past six months, according to OSU agricultural economist Larry Libby.

Tuscarawas County Fair junior fair sales top $280,000; averages stay high

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Bidders spent a $17,319 for the 55 lambs, $98,247 for the 214 hogs, and $115,217 for the 68 market steers.

Guard helps rescue New York victim

Thursday, September 27, 2001

He doesn’t know her name, or who she is. He thinks she was a tourist. But the face … he will never forget the face.

Small farm equipment exhibit has big presence at Farm Science Review

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Small farm equipment exhibit has big presence at Farm Science Review

The Center for Small Farms, sponsored by “American Small Farm” magazine, made its Ohio debut at this year’s Review.

Guest Commentary: It’s not back to business as usual

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Judy Olian, Dean of Penn State’s Smeal College of Business and a leading expert in strategic human resources management, comments on the leadership and strategic issues that need to be addressed in the aftermath of the terrorist acts.

Pennsylvania’s autumn Web site up and running

Thursday, September 27, 2001

In autumn, Pennsylvania’s most popular leaf peeping resources are www.fallinpa.com and 800-FALL-IN-PA.

Wayne County youth donate $24,341 from 4-H livestock sale to Red Cross

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Just when you think you know these kids, they turn around and surprise you by doing something like this, said Mike Priest, past president of the board of the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross and a former exhibitor in the Wayne County junior fair.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Taft: Ohio needs an ethanol plant

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, speaking at the Farm Science Review Sept. 18, pledged to push legislation that would help clear the way for a plant to be built in the Buckeye State.

Erie County, Pa. Fair: Generous buyers help 4-H fund

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Just under $4,000 was raised for the Erie County 4-H Scholarship Fund.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Hydroponically, Ohio not yet mature

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Ohio is home to 42 hydroponic greenhouses that total 19 acres of indoor floor space for vegetable production, equalling about $5 million a year in economic activity.

Antique auction features Cleveland items

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Items from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Western Reserve Historical Society of Cleveland will be offered at the Oct. 6-7 DeFina Auction annual fall antiques and fine arts sale.

Composting could have helped Buckeye Egg

Thursday, September 27, 2001

A Mansfield reader comments on what Buckeye Egg could have done with a composting system.

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