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New livestock judging method puts education back in the ring

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The “systems analysis” method of market livestock project evaluation has been adopted by the Lake County junior fair livestock committee and will be used this summer at the Lake County Fair. This approach attempts to put more objectivity into the subjectivity of judging and doesn’t encourage the ethics violations that creep into the business of “showing” animals.

Early crop has sweet corn growers pickin’ and grinnin’

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The southern Ohio crop is 10 days ahead of schedule, and two or three weeks earlier than the rest of the state.

Outdoor antique show and sale scheduled at Westlake

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The Clague House Museum, built in 1876, will be the setting for the July 8 show.

Antique lamps to light Paducah, Ky.

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Collectors of Aladdin kerosene mantle lamps and Aladdin electric lamps hold their 29th annual convention Aug. 2-4.

Fast food giant sets animal care standards

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Burger King Corporation is now requiring suppliers to adhere to animal care and handling guidelines and has asked USDA to fully enforce the Humane Slaughter Act.

Rogers Auction staying put

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The Baer family says rumors they might sell out are “absolutely false.”

Baseball’s legendary playing fields honored

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The United States Postal Service has issued a set of Baseball’s Legendary Playing Fields commemorative stamps.

Guard against silo gas dangers

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Nitrogen dioxide is a lethal gas with a yellowish-brown color, when this gas achieves further oxidation and is then combined with water it becomes a highly-corrosive nitric acid.

Shift from forest to crops lowers temps

Thursday, July 5, 2001

New study is the first to document the link between regional climate change and a major change in temperate forest cover.

Beef marketing opportunity to be detailed

Thursday, July 5, 2001

AngusGeneNet will explain how to get more for cattle by providing quality cattle of all breeds for the Branded Beef Program.

Herbfest is designed for both experts and beginners

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The 10th annual Frontier Herb Fest – the nation’s largest annual herb conference – will be Aug. 17-19 at Boulder, Colo.

Smeal cyberlaw expert slices spam legislation

Thursday, July 5, 2001

A Penn State expert on cyberlaw and privacy issues cautions Congress to move slowly with the bills currently under review o reduce the growing number of spam- or junk-e-mail.

Biosecurity fact sheets available on OSU Internet site

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Ohio State University animal health specialists stress the importance of maintaining biosecurity measures that not only keep foot-and-mouth in check, but also help control other animal ailments.

High court finds one checkoff illegal

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 25 that the mushroom checkoff is unconstitutional, saying it violates free-speech rights under the First Amendment.

Schoenbrunn to host Moravian exhibit

Thursday, June 28, 2001

A special traveling photographic exhibit, John Valentine Haidt: A Life of Christ, will be on display July 6-29 in the Schoenbrunn Visitor Center audio-visual room.

Dargate Galleries: Auctioning off the auction

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Dargate Auction Galleries of Pittsburgh is going on its own auction block Sept. 7 as Larry and Carol Farley auction off their contollling interest in the gallery.

Crossbreeding for traits = profits

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Choice of breeds to be used in the cross depend on several factors, including the resources of the operation (the optimum level of milk production they can support) and the marketing program for the calf crop (specifically the targeted carcass merit endpoint).

Schoenbrunn Village hosts living history weekend, July 7-8

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Aspects of historic Indian culture presented by experienced 18th century Native American re-enactors will be featured.

Grazing the hills for profit

Thursday, June 28, 2001

“There are two things free in this world,” says dairy producer Bill Watkins of Morristown, Ohio, “sunlight and rain. Why not take advantage of them and graze your animals?”

Debunking myths about medicine during Civil War

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the war and of the way huge numbers of wounded were cared for.

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