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Addressing hunger and environmental protection: agriculture and biodiversity linked

Thursday, May 17, 2001

New solution proposed in “ecoagriculture” to save biodiversity and to feed hungry populations is based on a new understanding of wildlife biology and ecology, on-the-ground experimentation, and major scientific advances in genetics, remote sensing, and other fields.

Here comes the… wedding gown exhibit

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens will feature a unique exhibit of historic wedding gowns from 1866 through 1946.

Joint custody can work if parents agree to cooperate

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Parents must develop strategies for successfully negotiating issues, such as guidance and discipline, respecting each other, and keeping children out of the middle.

Mysterious ailment is killing foals and triggering abortions

Thursday, May 17, 2001

As of May 14, 442 aborted equine fetuses and stillborn foals have been submitted to the University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center since April 28. At least 18 breeds have been affected.

Ohio Fruit Growers Summer tour targets just one farm

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The Patterson Fruit Farm at Chesterland, Ohio, is a sixth generation fruit farm growing 45 acres of apples and strawberries, with a farm market, bakery, and gift room, and a seven-week Family Fun Fest in the fall.

Hidden treasure: The real value of manure

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Ten Belmont County milk producers no longer take the value of their manure for granted.

Solar power system sends power back to grid

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Jean Bahr a University of Wisconsin professor of geology and environmental studies and an international authority on ground water, has installed an affordable, practical system into her Wisconsin home that transforms light from the sun into electricity, enabling her to meet a significant portion of her own electrical needs and to feed excess electricity into the Madison Gas and Electric power grid.

Gloomy outlook for winter wheat

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The smallest wheat harvest since 1974 could produce the year where tighter supplies don’t translate into higher prices.

Market Outlook: Corn and bean confusion

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The market never really forgets about the demand side of the price equation.

Coyote control meeting set for May 22 in Canfield

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Beef, dairy, sheep and swine producers, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone interested in coyotes and their habits are invited to participate.

Historic Clinton celebrates Memorial Day

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Activities include breakfast, parade, cemetery services, and a raffle.

Price reporting creates confusion

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The switch to Mandatory Price Reporting for livestock sales data has been rocky, but the new system has the potential to provide more detailed information price information, segmented by livestock weights and quality levels.

Managing forage for hay production good way to manage manure use, too

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Some grasses can be grown so as to optimize the uptake of a nutrient such as phosphorus from the soil.

USDA report no surprise

Thursday, May 17, 2001

New soybean crop is headed toward setting a record production.

Sheep breeder plays role in Tunis recovery

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Jozi Best of Litchfield, Ohio, wants to bring the national Tunis sale to the Great Lakes Sheep and Wool Show and Sale in Wooster.

The Great Depression stayed by photography

Thursday, May 17, 2001

“The Art of Humane Propaganda: Photographers of the Farm Security Administration During the Great Depression,” is a photographic documentary on exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art through Sept. 2.

Anniversary celebrated with 104 miles of trees

Thursday, May 17, 2001

A record tree planting in northwest Ohio this spring will help reduce farmland soil erosion.

Ohio wheat growers: Be on the lookout

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Powdery mildew is present in certain fields of susceptible varieties in north central and northeast sections of the state.

Annual antique show features 45 dealers.

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The Woman’s Club of Hudson holds its 56th annual antique show, sale June 14-16.

New charges against Buckeye for noxious flies

Thursday, May 17, 2001

New contempt of court charged lodged against Buckeye Egg Farm include counts of new fly outbreaks, storm water discharge, and failure to comply with disposal of eggwash requirements.

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