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How does your energy knowledge rate?

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Take a few minutes to test your knowledge of energy-related issues with this quiz from the Energy Information Administration.

Answers are based on data collected by the Energy Information Administration through December 2000. You’ll find them following the questions.

Dinosaur bones found in Madagascar

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Fossils are discovered of a dinosaur new to science, dubbed Masiakasaurus knopfleri it is a long-necked relatively small carnivore, roughly the size of a German Shepherd dog.

Daughter gives father special Valentine

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Angela Navis of Akron will be celebrating her Valentine birthday Feb. 14 by donating her kidney to her father, Harry Navis.

Historical fact adorns bare branches of the family trees

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The Ohio Genealogical Society is the educational and research repository of Ohio genealogical and historical information.

Wilderness Center sponsors trip to the Great West

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A tour of Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Bear Tooth Highway, and Cody, Wyo. leaves Sept. 8.

Corn is not the only ethanol king

Thursday, February 8, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the possibilities of ethanol from multiple biomass sources.

Take this job and shove it

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A letter in response to the Jan. 25 article “The British came awhile ago,” relates it to the old song, “Take this job and shove it”.

Learn all about Quaker Sam

Thursday, February 8, 2001

John Cabas, former coach at Salem, will be at the Salem Historical Society Feb. 11 for Quaker Sam display.

John Parker to receive Distinguished Ag Alumni Award

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Eight OSU College of Agriculture alumni will receive the 2001 awards honoring their accomplishments at the Feb. 24 annual alumni luncheon.

Sheep and lamb inventory released

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The number of sheep and lambs on Ohio farms on Jan. 1 totaled 142,000 head. This number is 6 percent more than a year ago.

Master Gardener calendars now available

Thursday, February 8, 2001

2001 Garden Calendars coordinated by the Tri-State Area Master Gardener Association are available from Hancock County extension.

Web privacy could be in jeopardy due to Web browser

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A “timing attack.” can explore the contents of the visiting browser’s “cache” of recent activities and plant “cache cookies.”

Ad campaign designed to jump start lamb demand

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The American Lamb Council is hoping a new $1.8 million promotional campaign will bolster the sheep industry’s sagging demand.

Ohio cattle and calf numbers are in

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The number of cattle and calves in Ohio on Jan. 1 was estimated at 1.24 million head, unchanged from last year.

Try some creative ideas for this Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Forget the roses! Be as creative and as unique as possible on Valentine’s Day.

Meeting for game breeders and hunting preserves

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will hold the Pennsylvania Game Breeders and Hunting Preserves annual meeting, Feb. 25-27.

Take this job and shove it

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A letter in response to the Jan. 25 article “The British came awhile ago,” relates it to the old song, “Take this job and shove it”.

Pecking away at chicken bacterium

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Ohio State researchers looking for answers to a major food-borne illness in the organism’s most common host – chickens.

Mann Library unveils rare ag books

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Cornell University has established a Web site devoted to making available full-text copies of more than 800 important agricultural texts.

USDA funds lamb and goat marketing project

Thursday, February 1, 2001

A marketing network for lamb and goat producers in the Northeast, from Maine to West Virginia, is being created at Cornell University.

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