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New coin products roll into stores

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The United States Mint has joined a partnership with H.E. Harris & Co., an Atlanta-based company specializing in collectibles.

Outdoor Heritage re-enactors bring history back to life

Thursday, April 26, 2001

From the Lewis and Clark expedition to a Civil War military encampment, from Theodore Roosevelt to Frank Kehoe, an Irish coal miner, re-enactors will help Outdoor Heritage visitors catch a glimpse of the past.

Planting corn is a game of inches

Thursday, April 26, 2001

With planting season just around the corner, a few hours in the machine shed can save the disappointment of lost yields at harvest.

Staying on Survivor Island in latest economic downturn rerun

Thursday, April 26, 2001

David Kohn, professor of farm management/ag economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, offers a few tips to assist in economic belt tightening.

Pork producers may post 2001 profits

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Kansas State University James Mintert expects cash hog prices in the benchmark Iowa-southern Minnesota market this year to average in the low $40s per hundredweight.

Secondary insects can be primary pests

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Wireworm, white grub and seed corn maggot are known as secondary insects only because the total economic damage caused by them is low. In some cases, any one of those insects can become a field’s primary pest.

China association to hold convention

Thursday, April 26, 2001

White Ironstone China Association’s seventh national convention will be held May 3-6 in historic Worthington, Ohi

Is E. coli coming to your county fair

Thursday, April 26, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell issues a call to action to fair officials before the upcoming fair season.

Biodiesel found in more and more tanks

Thursday, April 26, 2001

In the past year, as pure soy biodiesel licensed to a number of manufacturers by the National Biodiesel Board has gained more general acceptance, the amount of soy oil being burned as automotive fuel has skyrocketed.

Washington State study proves organic apple orchards competitive

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The Washington State University study compared the economic and environmental sustainability of conventional, organic and integrated growing systems.

Counselors attuned to school climate

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Jean Peterson, coordinator of school counseling at the Purdue School of Education at West Lafayette, Ind., writes about the role that a school counselor can play in keeping peace within a school.

Amphora collectors gather for event

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The second conference on Amphora glass was held last month in Meadville, Pa.

Still time to attend free-range poultry workshop

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Herman Beck-Chenoweth will conduct a hands-on course May 10-12 at his research farm in Creola.

Foot-and-mouth could still impact pork exports and prices

Thursday, April 26, 2001

According to Kansas State University agricultural economist James Mintert, “If foot-and-mouth becomes more widespread, it could provide a boost to U.S. pork exports,” Mintert said. “Conversely, if FMD enters the U.S., it could result in pork-importing countries restricting U.S. access to their markets.

An Appalachian Herb Gathering planned in Meigs County

Thursday, April 19, 2001

As many as 400 landowners, herb growers, and small business owners expected June 23-24 to learn about growing, marketing, and conserving native plants.

Quail Hollow Craft and Herb Fair will be May 5-6

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Quality handcrafted goods will be sold in connection with the Herbal Society’s annual plant sale.

Studying baseball’s offensive surge

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln historians report on factors contributing to “Baseball’s Great Hitting Barrage of the 1990s.”

Pork expo canceled; dairy expo will go on

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The National Pork Producers Council has canceled the 2001 World Pork Expo to prevent potential risks of foot-and-mouth disease.

Wildlife council approves hunting, trapping seasons

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The Ohio Wildlife Council has approved deer regulations for 2001, and established fall hunting and trapping seasons. The most notable change involves the reduction in standard antler length.

Farmer shares dairy mission statement

Thursday, April 19, 2001

James Comp of Dorset explains the guidelines under which he operates his dairy farm.

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