Tax advantages found by breeding alpacas are contributing to the rise in their ownership in the United States.
PEZ dispenser collectors gather for annual convention July 19-21.
National poll shows Americans value U.S. food and will pay to protect farmland and the environment.
Ohio Angus breeders paraded 109 females, 20 bulls and nine cow-calf pairs at the 2001 Ohio Angus Preview Show, June 30.
Physician understanding of patient self-treatment is essential when most people get their information from family and friends, and asking patients what they take may also open a dialogue about patient health concerns and the use of herbs.
Turbine manufacturers claim there are more than 20 million homes in America with an acre or more of land that would be suitable for one of these machines.
The expansion, which will include a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Gallery and the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, is expected to be complete in 2004.
The Floyd Casper family of Hycrest Farms in Carrollton, Ohio, showed the grand champion at the District Two Holstein Show, held July 14 at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds.
It will be rededicated on July 22, and in a free festival of happenings, performances, and live music that will take place on the site at Grailville beginning at 3 p.m.
Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park has been named Commonwealth Treasure for 2001. Ceremonies marking the 2001 designation will take place Oct. 9-10.
The U.N. Population Division says world population is currently growing at an annual rate of 1.2 percent, or 77 million people per year. The six countries that account for half of this annual growth are India, China, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and Indonesia.
The man whose name is synonymous with the Ohio Farmers Union, former executive director Charlie Nash, died July 14.
Quilt Odyssey 2001, an annual quilt show and symposium will be held Aug. 2-5, exhibiting quilts from Canada, Japan, England, the Netherlands, and from all over the United States. There will also be an antique quilt show.
The annual tour of hometown gardens, homes, and historical sites in the historical village of Mount Pleasant will be Aug. 4-5.
An ARS scientist has perfected a method of processing rice flour mixtures that when fried will closely mimic potatoes.
ODNR combines divisions of mines and reclamation and oil and gas.
Asked basic fourth grade-level history questions, teens didn’t know many important historical facts.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on analysis by the vice president of research of the American Insititute of Baking on what’s new in the world of food.
A record $10 million in new projects will address abandoned mine land problems in eastern and southeastern Ohio.
A recent study shows that both a dog’s breed and its previous experiences may affect whether it is afraid of thunderstorms.