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Researchers: Autumn color is nature’s sunscreen

Thursday, October 4, 2001

University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have a new theory about why autumn leaves turn scarlet and why the hues are more vibrant some years than others.

Sheepdog trials set for Brush Run Farm

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The fifth annual Brush Run Farm Sheepdog Trial will be held Oct. 6-7 at Brush Run Farm in Clarleroi, Pa.

Mid Atlantic Genetics holds Shorthorn sale

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The top selling lot was MSF Neon Lady 101, a roan January heifer calf sired by MSF Equity 43 out of Rolyn Neon Lady 5C.

No time to realize how busy we are

Thursday, October 4, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell writes about the $100 billion business.of home meal replacement.

Mahoning County ag community loses friend

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Darrel A. Bacon, who spent a lifetime volunteering in youth, church and agricultural organizations, died at his New Springfield home Saturday, Sept. 29, following an extended illness. He was 82.

HOME IMPROVEMENT: Pressure-treated woods leach arsenic

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Structures using chromated copper arsenate treated wood have been considered safe for use by children, but recent tests of soil around some play equipment, however, have make this assumption questionable.

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.

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.

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.

Blue Ridge Pottery Show starts Oct. 4

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The 22nd annual Blue Ridge Pottery Show sponsored by the Blue Ridge Pottery Club will take place Oct. 4-6 on Main Street in Erwin, Tenn.

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: Heartland AgVenture unveiled in Ohio

Thursday, September 27, 2001

New nonprofit venture hopes to generate ag ideas and more farm profit.

Picasso exhibition opens Oct. 28 at Cleveland Museum of Art

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The approximately 36 paintings and all of the nine drawings featured in “Picasso: The Artist’s Studio” encompass a large range of styles – realist, cubist, symbolist, surrealist, abstract and classical – and span Picasso’s lengthy career, from as early as 15 until two years before his death at age 91.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Oh Great Government, hear our prayer

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Frank Kostecki of Salem prays to the federal government, as a taxpayer, to use public money to rebuild and to fund the war, but to take no prisoners.

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