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Elder care hurts work performance, adds stress

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Employees who are caregivers for elder dependents report lower work performance than those employees whose dependents are children, a new study has found.

Teaching children financial lessons

Thursday, March 29, 2001

In Dr. John Whitcomb’s Capitate Your Kids, a guide to teaching teens financial independence, he suggests parents make a contract with their kids – and keep it.

USDA removes sheep from Vermont farms

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The quarantined sheep, imported from Belgium and the Netherlands in 1996, were placed under certain federal restrictions when they entered the country. They will now be euthanized.

Long term care plans leave frail vulnerable

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Older people who buy long-term care insurance policies are generally satisfied with their coverage, but significant gaps in the care of frail elderly people remain.

Pork producer supports checkoff

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.

Ohio farmers seek federal action

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ohio Farmers Union members who met with Ohio Congress members to discuss the Farmers Union’s new legislative proposal.

USDA on top of potential disease risk

Thursday, March 29, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on rumor and fact concerning mad cow disease and cattle quarantined in Texas.

Politics, not producers, steering agriculture

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A reader stresses that agriculture is no longer a profession of farmers. It is a government institution fraught with bureaucrats, lobbyists and all the mud and muck of politics.

Sound off on pool raiding

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Write rather than call the Federal Order 33 market administrator.

Wayne Co. 4-H volunteers recognized

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Miss Ohio 2001 told advisers and other volunteers attending the 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet that 4-H taught her life skills and it gave her a career.

51 Ohio counties are eligible for USDA Emergency farm loans

Friday, March 23, 2001

The designation of disaster county makes all qualified family-sized farm operators in both primary and contiguous counties eligible for low-interest EM loans from the Farm Service Agency.

Celebrate legacies of Ohio women

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Whether they encouraged a famous pair of brothers to take flight or boldly challenged slavery, Ohio women have many stories waiting to be discovered.

Western Pa. home to new wind farm

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The 15-megawatt Mill Run Wind Project to be built along more than a mile of ridge-top pastureland in Fayette County will create enough clean energy to power about 5,700 homes.

Bicentennial book project seeks 200 of Ohio’s finest women

Thursday, March 22, 2001

One of the projects the Ohio Bicentennial Commission is developing is a book that will be titled “200 Years, 200 Women: Ohio’s First and Finest.”

Stiff laws against violent juveniles sweeping nation

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Laws relating to juvenile crime have risen since the mid-1990s because of public outcry, fear, and concern over juvenile violence.

Pool raiding is siphoning big bucks

Thursday, March 22, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments on Cam Thraen’s article concerning the distribution of funds from Milk Order 33 and the funds it is taking out of the pockets of local dairy producers.

Stark County student art exhibit opens with awards

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The Canton Museum of Art’s 10th annual Stark County High School Art exhibition will open March 25, featuring original two- and three-dimensional works by area high school students.

USDA bans meat from EU to curb disease risk

Thursday, March 22, 2001

In recent weeks, USDA has stepped up measures to guard against foot-and-mouth disease entering the United States.

Outdoor burning: Know the law and heed the rules

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Ohio regulations for burning debris outdoors differ between suburban and rural areas

Two inducted into Licking Agricultural Hall of Fame

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The late Clayton Oyler of Union Township and Henry Whitehead from the Granville area were recently recognized as 2001 inductees.

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