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Researchers shop for answers about consumer illiteracy

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Tests indicate that as many as one in five U.S. adults are, to varying degrees, functionally illiterate and innumerate (unable to do math). Study focuses on how do these adults function as consumers?

Industrial minerals operations in Ohio facing possible regulation legislation

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Senate Bill 83 proposing to strengthen regulations for mining materials such as limestone, gravel, and clay represents the first comprehensive overhaul of the state’s industrial minerals laws since 1974.

Stars awarded at United FFA banquet

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Chapter notified that Ben Alexander, awarded his American degree, has been selected as one of the finalists for Ohio’s Star American awards to be presented at the Ohio FFA convention.

Pa. Grange opposes premium pooling

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Says state milk marketing board plan to pool part of Class I premium is not in the interest of most dairy farmers.

FAPRI leader looks optimistically at legislative action on farm bill reform

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Farm bill discussion must include debate on how much it takes to sustain U.S. agriculture says policy analyst.

Lake County awards honor environmental action

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The county Environmental Education Committee will present its annual Environmental Improvement Awards April 27.

Suiza, Dean Foods merging

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Suiza Foods Corporation and Dean Foods Company are merging to form a national dairy and specialty foods company with $10 billion in revenue.

Art exhibit highlights Navajo weavings

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Art exhibit at Ohio University’s Kennedy Museum of Art through April 29 highlights Navajo weavings.

Baldwin pleads not guilty to all charges

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Harlan Baldwin of rural Ashtabula County pled not guilty to 49 counts of animal cruelty at his arrignment April 5.

‘Pass It On Day’ a hubbub of yard sales in Fredonia

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The 9th annual community event featuring yard and garage sales plus special events will be May 5.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park hosts pair of concerts

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Lee Murdock and Blue Highway to perform in May at the Cuyahoga National Park.

Early planting has its advantages and problems

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Purdue corn specialist says that while the calendar may heralds winter’s recent end, the first days of spring are often iffy for field work.

Purebred shows held at Ohio Beef Expo

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Results of the purebred cattle shows held at the Ohio Been Expo March 16-18 at the Ohio Expo Center.

First conference for Ohio’s black farmers provides many opportunities

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The first-ever conference for black farmers in Ohio will be held April 21 at the Stratford Ecological Center in Delaware, Ohio.

DEP completes report on effects of underground mining in Western Pennsylvania

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The report supplements the 1999 report and confirms reports of damage to 173 more properties. The percentage of undermined properties with damage has decreased.

USDA budget increased for protection against disease

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman authorizes an additional $32 million to protect the United States against foreign diseases in her FY 2002 proposed budget.

Breed sale results

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Eight breed sales were held at the 2001 Ohio Beef Expo March 17 at the Ohio Expo Center with over 400 lots selling at an average price of $1,660 per lot.

Farmers could be in for ‘slug’fest

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Farmers need to scout for slugs as soon it warms up and fields are dry enough for walking.

Warren library to host public program about the Civil War

Thursday, April 12, 2001

County Historical Society president Wendell Lauth will lecture April 21 on “The Civil War and Trumbull County.

Pa. assists counties with mosquitoes

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Multi-agency task force creates a $3.3 million grants program to assist counties with mosquito surveillance and control in an effort to detect and control mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus.

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