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Dargate auction brings record bids

Thursday, June 7, 2001

World record price established for American artist Marion Greenwood at $27,025.

Pa. eliminates bottleneck for farmland preservation

Thursday, June 7, 2001

A new law amending the Agricultural Security Area Law allows counties to preserve tracts of farmland that extend into adjoining counties.

Worker protection training mandatory

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Handlers and workers must have training when they first begin their job, then at least once every five years. The training includes pesticide handling and safety, emergency procedures and preventing pesticide exposure.

Dredging permits for Allegheny, Ohio rivers issued by Pennsylvania

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Four companies have been granted permits for commercial sand and gravel dredging on portions of a 100-mile stretch of the Allegheny and Ohio rivers.

Pond weeds getting early start

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Late May and early June are the best times to take preventative action against weeds. The best time to apply aquatic herbicides is when the target plants are actively growing and before they flower and produce seed.

Zehnder wins dairy poster contest

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The grand-prize winner of the Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters poster contest was Katie Zehnder from Mrs. Milajecki’s class at St. Aloysius in East Liverpool.

Foot-and-mouth disease hits European farmers’ clout as well as pocketbook

Thursday, June 7, 2001

President of the Belgian farmers union said the economic impact of the disease has been enormous, but psychologically, it has been even worse.

Rare, 4-foot bloom smells like rotting fish

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The titan arum bloom may be only the 12th recorded bloom in the United States.

At Buckeye FFA banquet, Mangun accepts crown of leadership

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Johnna Mangun will be wearing two hats for the Buckeye Career Center FFA Chapter during the coming year.

Historical sites in northeast Ohio open

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The 10 Ohio Historical Society landmarks that mark Ohio history in the northeast section of the state are open for the travel season.

Reeves clothing displayed at Dover Victorian mansion

Thursday, June 7, 2001

In celebration of the centennial of the house, a special display of Reeves clothing will be featured this summer in the third-floor ballroom.

Black River FFA honors its state, American degree winners

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Justina Morlock and Todd Denes were recognized as the outstanding FFA students during Black River FFA’s annual student recognition banquet.

Hog producers not ready to expand

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Producers are currently experiencing profit levels that have not often been seen in recent history, but are just now back to the financial point that they were three years ago.

Salem farmers’ market set to open

Thursday, June 7, 2001

A Saturday morning, open air farmers’ market will open June 16 in the parking lot on the corner of East State Street and North Ellsworth Street

Three Jerseys top $6,000 in Wooster

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Canadian consignments were in demand at the 2001 Ohio Spring Classic and Jackpot Sale sponsored by the Ohio Jersey Breeder’s Association.

Homegrown herbs are healthier, but are a challenge to grow

Thursday, June 7, 2001

By growing your own you never have to worry about freshness. You can just harvest and use. The challenges are really clear when you work with farmers interested in diversifying into the herb market.

Slow-growing crops vulnerable to slugs

Thursday, June 7, 2001

It remains to be seen if the slowly developing crops can outgrow slug feeding this year.

DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Churches decline when they abandon traditional niche

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Liberal mainline churches have lost conservative members because they have abandoned that traditional membership niche they once served.

Local auctioneer earns AARE designation

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Auctioneer John Kiko joins the ranks of 237 auctioneers nationwide who have earned the Accredited Auctioneer, Real Estate designation.

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