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Lack of standards prove costly to farmers: Labeling GM food could add trust

Thursday, February 22, 2001

More than 80 percent of U.S. consumers want GM food labeled. Consumer scientist says farmers should want that, too.

Rare collection of Lionel trains auctioned by DeFina

Thursday, February 22, 2001

DeFina Auctions hosted the sale of the lifetime collection of Lionel model trains from the estate of the late John Brenner.

Boehner, Lugar think bill would fix farm bill

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A new bill has been introduced to complete the unfinished business of the 1996 farm program.

Agland Co-op honors its top dairy customers

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Agland Co-op held its third annual dairy appreciation and awards banquet.

Ohio Pork Congress recognizes standout industry contributions

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Producer awards presented at the 2001 Ohio Pork Congress Feb. 8-9.

Parents and teens: Can they get along?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Communication between parents and teens presents challenges for both. “Your goal as a parent should be to love and communicate,” said an adolescence-development specialist.

Farm recovery coming, but the next few years will challenge farmers

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Farm economists told Congress to get ready for the fourth consecutive year of record low commodity prices.

Baby boomers looking at eye disease

Thursday, February 22, 2001

In the dawn of the 21st century, 76 million baby boomers born between 1946 and 1961 face the prospect of age-related macular degeneration.

Where’s the ‘teach’ in teacher?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Steve Badgett of Berlin Center, Ohio, calls for the complete dismantling of the Ohio Proficiency Test.

Where’s the ‘teach’ in teacher?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Steve Badgett of Berlin Center, Ohio, calls for the complete dismantling of the Ohio Proficiency Test.

Are you ready for retirement?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Most say they are either very confident or at least somewhat confident that they will spend all of their retirement years in financial security. A financial-management specialist, expresses doubt.

Personality affects stroke recovery

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Pre-stroke personality may have a greater influence on stroke recovery than the brain injury itself.

Work of Niles area artists and authors is special display

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A special open house display featuring the work of Niles area artists and authors will be on exhibit at the Niles Historical Society for the next two months.

Birds from around the country will fly into the Ohio Expo Center for the Mid-American

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Exotic Bird Show to be held Feb. 25 in the Rhodes Center.

Holstein distinguished junior members named at Pa. junior Holstein meeting

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Awards were made at the 2001 Junior Holstein Association state convention Feb. 2-4 in West Middlesex, Pa.

It took a winch, but he’s okay

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A 26-year-old retired Appaloosa being kept by Mary Jo Modzeldwski of Burgettstown, Pa., ventured onto a footbridge where it had never gone before and fell through. It took a tow truck to get him out.

Ohio Forage conference aims high

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Ed Ballard, animal systems educator from the University of Illinois, and a host of diverse Ohio producers will speak at Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council annual conference March 2.

Lynd, Buurma honored; growers create scholarships to thank OSU professors

Thursday, February 15, 2001

The Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers and Ohio Roadside Marketing held an awards breakfast at their combined conference Feb. 8 in Toledo.

Ellerman: This is a good time to get into direct marketing

Thursday, February 15, 2001

OSU’s new direct marketing specialist said the potential for direct marketing opportunities is huge for Ohio’s farmers.

Pa. leads the way in farm preservation

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Gov. Ridge proposes $140 million to implement the third year of the “Growing Greener” program in Pennsylvania.

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