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A man and his machines

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Charles Gander, of Stoneboro, Pa., has turned his “big toys” into a booming business, turning a lifelong love affair with machinery into a custom farming sideline growing as fast as corn in July.

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.

Ohio’s new driver’s license program seems to be working

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Fewer 16- and 17-year-olds were involved in fatal crashes, and fewer were involved in crashes involving alcohol use.

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.

West Branch FFA recognizes its own

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Brad Baker, class of ’89, was the guest speaker at the West Branch FFA Awards Banquet April 19, which also recognized West Branch graduate and now ag education teacher Greg Sharp as its Honorary Chapter Farmer.

Improving your pawpaw patch

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Neal Peterson, founder of the Pawpaw Foundation and grower of the largest developed variety pawpaw orchard in the United States will speak at a horticulture workshop April 28 in Albany, Ohio.

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.

Leipsic stands out as best place for ethanol facility

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Ohio Corn Growers study recommends Putnam county for the development of a new production facility. Local organization is underway.

Indian reformers spoke out to save their native cultures

Thursday, April 19, 2001

In the book, “Talking Back to Civilization: Indian Voices From the Progressive Era” historian Frederick Hoxie writes that the expansionof the United States “fell short” of wiping out the continent’s indigenous cultures. As tragic as the 19th century was, it marked “but a moment in the long history of a people.”

Roscoe Village to host interactive canal boat exhibit

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The in-ground Hillside Canal Boat Exhibit will be the newest addition to the living history of Historic Roscoe Village. Christening is April 21.

On a horse they can go anyplace they decide

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Pegasus Farm offers a degree of independence to handicapped people who have very little of it in their lives.

Intensive grazing meeting arranged as start to network

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Irish dairy management highlighted at April 27 meeting at the Miller dairy farm in Millersburg.

Scout early: Cut wheat weeds down to size

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Failure to scout fields and take the appropriate action can result in yield losses and harvesting problems.

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.

Mahoning SWCD to sponsor amateur photography contest

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Mahoning County photographers are encouraged to capture the essence of soil and water on film.

Soybean seed better in 2001

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Seed quality for this year’s soybean crop is considerably better than last. Supplies are going to be tight.

Are your alfalfa stands good enough?

Thursday, April 19, 2001

There are several easy guidelines growers can use when evaluating whether to keep a stand.

More manure on the Web

Thursday, April 19, 2001

New Purdue Web site hopes to link manure buyers with sellers.

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.”

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