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Erie County Boy Scouts win Pa. Envirothon

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A team from North East High School in Erie County won the 18th annual Pennsylvania State Envirothon.

Senate switch creates new ag chair

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Sen. James Jeffords’ decision to leave the Republican Party has one profound implication for agriculture.

Geauga Co. tackles foal loss rumors

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Get the details on the causes of equine abortion at a special meeting in Geauga County June 11.

Guest Commentary: Don’t pinch on health insurance

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Even if things are tough on the farm, you cannot afford to be without health insurance.

‘The stories behind the faces

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Carnegie Museum of Art presents Portrait/Self Portrait: Prints and Drawings from the Museum’s Collections – five centuries of important works on paper.

Adults say it’s ‘freaky;’ teens say it’s ‘cool’

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The beads, colored hair, and piercing are this generation’s way to be unique. Every generation has something, and every generation of adults is shocked by it. It is part of life.

Historical society in Wellsville opens for summer tours

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The Wellsville Historical Society will open its museum for Sunday tours through Aug. 26.

USDA removes import restrictions for certain European Union countries

Thursday, May 31, 2001

U.S. import restrictions are being lifted for the following EU countries where no cases of foot-and-mouth disease have been reported: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.

Beyond slapping: Mosquito strategies

Thursday, May 31, 2001

While it’s hard to completely avoid being pestered by mosquitos, there are some things you can do to slap them down.

Indiana bat research in Pa. draws national attention

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Pennsylvania Game Commission researchers have uncovered new information about a longstanding endangered species of bat.

USDA still fumbling with price reporting

Thursday, May 31, 2001

On May 14, AMS discovered a technical error in the computer program for the livestock mandatory price reporting system. Livestock markets were shocked by revelations that the errors had understated prices of boxed beef since the beginning of April.

First central Ohio ag preservation easement received

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Part of Stratford Ecological Center near Delaware is preserved by agricultural easement.

New Central Ohio area code approved

Thursday, May 24, 2001

An overlay area code to relieve the 614 number crush.

Asian automakers continue to set the quality mark

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Toyota’s Lexus Division continues to dominate other manufacturers in initial product quality, earning top honors in three out of the four segments in which it competes.

UN seeks $98 million to improve food safety measures

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization proposed setting up a $98 million fund to help the world’s least developed countries improve the safety and quality of their food products.

Gas prices affect tourism industry

Thursday, May 24, 2001

While long-term tourism is recession-proof, while gas prices are high some segments of the industry could face hard times.

New Pennsylvania historical markers approved

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has announced 28 new historical markers.

Be a wise owl, not a jackrabbit on the gas pedal

Thursday, May 24, 2001

You can’t change gasoline prices, but you can drive more efficiently and maintain your vehicle to lower your gasoline costs.

USDA OKs StarLink diagnostic kit

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The performance of the Strategic Diagnostics’ GMO Bt9 Maize Kit meets the manufacturer’s claims of the identification of one StarLink corn kernel in 10,000 corn kernels.

Guest Commentary: Our fear of “Frankenfood”

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Louise Fresco, assistant-director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Agriculture Department, writes about the credibility problem of biological agricultural science today, and how it is increasingly equated with threat.

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