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Lighten up: Ohio farm equipment law kicks in

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Farmers who have multi-wheeled tractors are now required to display new lighting for traveling at night on streets or highways.

Bursting at the seams: Farm Science Review jam-packed with exhibits and demonstrations

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Displays new for the 2001 Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, will cater to niche markets.

Mercer County Country Tour scheduled

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The Sept. 15-16 drive-it-yourself tour will feature eight stops.

Columbiana FB members call for answers

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Members at the organization’s annual meeting demanded answers from those in charge about closing the local office.

Milking sheep: Wisconsin family says it’s profitable

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Sheep milk is in great demand through thier sheep dairy cooperative, selling at an economically sustainable price to create domestic sheep milk cheese production.

Junior fair market livestock sales total $222,716

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The rain didn’t dampen buyers’ spirits at Friday night’s junior fair market rabbit, steer and feeder calf sales.

Ohio wines recognized for excellence

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Fred L. Dailey presented awards to area wineries at the 2001 Vintage Affair at the Ohio State Fair in August.

Friendly family feuds dominated Stark Co. show ring

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Sibling rivalry elevated to new heights at this year’s Stark County Fair junior market livestock competitions with families claiming champsionship status in hogs, steers, chickens, and cheese.

Old and new murals, mosaics portray local history in unlikely public places

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Floodwalls have joined the walls of post offices and libraries and the sides of buildings as the canvas for community art.

Total for Geauga Fair hits $200,000

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Prices were up for five of the 10 grand champion animals sold, and for four of the nine reserve champion animals.

On target! : Ohio teens finish third in air rifle championship

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A team of young Ohio athletes finished third at the National Rifle Association’s three-position air rifle junior national championships in Atlanta Aug. 18.

A rural legend: The search for Pa. mountain lions

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The mystery of whether wild eastern cougars, also commonly known as mountain lions, pumas, or panthers, really survive in the Keystone State was excited recently by the rumor of a cougar killed on Interstate 80.

Pesed, a 2,300-year-old Pennsylvania mummy, to vacation in Harrisburg

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The Westminster College Cultural Artifacts Collection, will be part of the “Egypt: Untold Journeys” exhibit starting Oct. 20 at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg.

Capitol Music Hall announces full schedule, variety of performances

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Jamboree USA officials have brought together an array of stars for the fall and winter season at the Capitol Music Hall in Wheeling.

Superfund cleanup efforts continues to drain billions from taxpayers’ pockets

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A new Congress-commissioned report by Resources for the Future scholars Katherine Probst and David Konisky finds that after 20 years and billions of dollars spent cleaning up many of the U.S.’s most contaminated areas the EPA still has a lot more work to do.

Dried and true: Make sure parched corn isn’t all wet

Thursday, September 6, 2001

While many areas in Ohio are experiencing drought conditions that would drive growers to harvest early, drought-stressed corn should be harvested no earlier than normal corn silage.

You shouldn’t believe half of what you read in e-mail

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A new “friendly warning” that’s been hitting e-mail boxes around the country, about the release of credit information, is a hoax.

Fight between GMOs and the bugs they repel may not be over

Thursday, September 6, 2001

A Michigan State University entomologist said farmers and those marketing genetically modified seeds shouldn’t become complacent because so far there has been no documented evidence that insects have developed resistance to crops engineered to repel them.

For your health: Growing gormet garlic

Thursday, September 6, 2001

What started as a single row in a backyard garden has evolved into a 4-acre plot and a full-time national business.

Katie-Lynn Bruening stars at Geauga Fair auction

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Even though Katie-Lynn came into the ring fifth, after the grand and reserve champion and two other first place hogs had already sold, the crowd of bidders had been waiting for her and several had decided to buy her hog.

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