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First conference for Ohio’s black farmers provides many opportunities

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The first-ever conference for black farmers in Ohio will be held April 21 at the Stratford Ecological Center in Delaware, Ohio.

Purebred shows held at Ohio Beef Expo

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Results of the purebred cattle shows held at the Ohio Been Expo March 16-18 at the Ohio Expo Center.

DEP completes report on effects of underground mining in Western Pennsylvania

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The report supplements the 1999 report and confirms reports of damage to 173 more properties. The percentage of undermined properties with damage has decreased.

Farmers could be in for ‘slug’fest

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Farmers need to scout for slugs as soon it warms up and fields are dry enough for walking.

Pa. assists counties with mosquitoes

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Multi-agency task force creates a $3.3 million grants program to assist counties with mosquito surveillance and control in an effort to detect and control mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus.

Breed sale results

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Eight breed sales were held at the 2001 Ohio Beef Expo March 17 at the Ohio Expo Center with over 400 lots selling at an average price of $1,660 per lot.

Meet Janie Jenkins: A lady with a special place in her heart reserved for her horses

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Horses have been a central theme in Jenkins’ life, running like threads through the fabric of her 78 years. At every important moment, there has somehow been a horse involved.

“Facilities for Roadside Markets” is now available

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Cornell University publication is a planning tool for those considering a roadside market.

USPS issues joint Nobel Prize stamps

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Sweden Post and the U.S. Postal Service have jointly issued Nobel Prize commemorative stamps in both the United States and Sweden on the centennial of the first awards.

Get in the game: Prevent school violence

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Guest commentary by Matthew Kaplan, assistant professor of agricultural education at Penn State, looks at how community tragedy can be averted with connections.

Grandparents have a role in divorce

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The grandparents can take steps to support both their children and grandchildren during this challenging time

Little things add up to better soybean profits

Thursday, April 12, 2001

To remain profitable, growers will have to manage the crop well, limit costs, and market for the top dollar, said Ohio State University agronomist Jim Beuerlein. “For most producers, the easiest and most effective approach is to reduce the cost of production.”

NPPC seeks injunction to stop more harassment

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The pork producers went back to court April 6 after the March 26 occupation of NPPC’s Washington offices that was led by the Campaign for Family Farms and their member organizations including the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement.

Reclaiming Ohio’s land: ODNR commits to record number of abandoned mine land projects

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ will put out for bid this summer 38 projects in 19 eastern and southeastern Ohio counties.

Revised, updated “Birds of Ohio” is available

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The bible of Buckeye birders has been revised and published in a second edition.

Dayton students win investment contest

Thursday, April 12, 2001

University of Dayton was one of the three college teams of student investors have named national champions in a first of its kind portfolio management competition.

Learn about keeping your septic system in healthy shape

Thursday, April 12, 2001

During “Celebrate Summer in Columbiana County” April 21 Health Department personnel will offer assistance in learning how to recognize a failing system or obtain information about a new site.

Spring Dairy Expo crowns winners

Thursday, April 12, 2001

A 5-year-old Holstein cow and Holstein yearling heifer were named supreme champions from the 560 head of dairy cattle that paraded through the tanbark ring for the 2001 Spring Dairy Expo March 29-31 in Columbus.

Dairymen say EPA regs unreasonable

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A dozen Tuscarawas County dairy farmers submit their own comments on the EPA rule proposal for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.

High tea at the Geauga County Historical Society

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Geauga County Historical Society will host an afternoon Edwardian Tea on the grounds of Century Village Museum, April 28 at 1:30 p.m.

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