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Pond weeds getting early start

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Late May and early June are the best times to take preventative action against weeds. The best time to apply aquatic herbicides is when the target plants are actively growing and before they flower and produce seed.

USDA tilts prices for butter and powder

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The USDA announced May 31 that its Commodity Credit Corporation will increase the price it pays for butter by 19.99 cents to $0.8548 per pound, and decrease the price of nonfat dry milk by 10.32 cents to 90 cents per pound, effective immediately. The cheese prices will not change.

Foot-and-mouth disease hits European farmers’ clout as well as pocketbook

Thursday, June 7, 2001

President of the Belgian farmers union said the economic impact of the disease has been enormous, but psychologically, it has been even worse.

Worker protection training mandatory

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Handlers and workers must have training when they first begin their job, then at least once every five years. The training includes pesticide handling and safety, emergency procedures and preventing pesticide exposure.

Zehnder wins dairy poster contest

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The grand-prize winner of the Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters poster contest was Katie Zehnder from Mrs. Milajecki’s class at St. Aloysius in East Liverpool.

Rare, 4-foot bloom smells like rotting fish

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The titan arum bloom may be only the 12th recorded bloom in the United States.

Horseman’s Council towpath ride big success

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Bill Baker of the Stark County Horseman’s Council thanks everyone who helped make the annual Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail ride a success.

‘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.

Local auctioneer earns AARE designation

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Auctioneer John Kiko joins the ranks of 237 auctioneers nationwide who have earned the Accredited Auctioneer, Real Estate designation.

DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Churches decline when they abandon traditional niche

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Liberal mainline churches have lost conservative members because they have abandoned that traditional membership niche they once served.

Northern Ohio wheat at risky stage

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Continued rains at flowering could put wheat at risk for head scab in most of northern Ohio.

Coast Guard played a role at Pearl Harbor, too

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The new movie, Pearl Harbor, highlights the Navy’s role at the start of America’s involvement in WWII, But don’t forget the Coast Guard’s role.

Farming New Fields: Hambel digs for gold in Glouster

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Southeastern Ohio and eastern Ohio are uniquely suited for cultivating wild herbs like ginseng. At least one Athens County farmer is taking the art of “wildcrafting” herbs very seriously.

Looking for ginseng information?

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Several organizations can give you detailed information on cultivating and marketing wild herbs.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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