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Exports are important, but they can’t solve current farm problem

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Guest commentary by Willard Cochrane, chief agricultural economist to President John F. Kennedy and professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota, discusses the economics of farm exports.

Dargate broadcasts live sale on ‘Net

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Dargate Auction Galleries made history March 17 as one of the first auction houses to broadcast a live sale over the Internet, and netting the highest winning Internet bid ever recorded by iCollector.

Library of Congress mines collection for new World Treasures exhibition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A permanent rotating exhibition that draws on the Library’s foreign collections to explore a series of universal themes will open June 7 in the Jefferson Building.

Dairymen say EPA regs unreasonable

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A dozen Tuscarawas County dairy farmers submit their own comments on the EPA rule proposal for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.

High tea at the Geauga County Historical Society

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Geauga County Historical Society will host an afternoon Edwardian Tea on the grounds of Century Village Museum, April 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Knox Co. tree farm wins state honor

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Ohio Forestry Association names White Oaks Farm in Knox County Ohio Tree Farm of the Year and Jim Elze of Salem Ohio Tree Farm Inspector for 2001.

Ohio farmers to plant less acres in 2001

Thursday, April 5, 2001

If forecasts hold true, farmers will plant approximately 90,000 fewer acres of major crops this year.

Think before buying an Easter bunny

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The majority of the baby bunnies, chicks and ducks who are given as Easter gifts may only survive the first few weeks after the holiday. The Ameican Humane Society provides a few points to ponder.

Ohio salutes forestry leaders

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Ohio Forestry Association, Inc. recognized four individuals and one company with conservation awards at its recent 98th annual meeting held in Columbus.

Finding collectible coins at auction

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Auctioneer Stephen Schofield, of Effingham, N.H., says U.S. coins are fairly common items at many antique and estate auctions.

Ohio Historical Society offers genealogy classes

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society offer a geneology workshop series focusing on discovering family history.

The 1040 blues: Tax time brings out the procrastinators and evaders

Thursday, March 29, 2001

While procrastinating may cost many taxpayers who receive refunds, even many of those who owe tax upon filing fail to act “penny-wise” by doing just the opposite – not procrastinating.

Monty Roberts demonstration to benefit Pegasus Farm

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Roberts, renowned horse gentler and author of The Man Who Listens to Horses, will be in Canton, Ohio, April 21, to demonstrate his nonviolent methods.

Antique tool price guide issues new edition

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A third edition of A Price Guide to Antique Tools has been expanded to factor in prices realized from tool sales on the Internet.

Exhibit features French paintings: The Triumph of French Painting: Masterpieces from Ingres to Matisse

Thursday, March 29, 2001

An exhibition of paintings drawn from the collections of the Walters Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art providing a comprehensive survey of painting in France during the 19th and early 20th centuries, opens at the Dayton Art Institute April 7.

Farmers need stronger safety net

Thursday, March 29, 2001

House Agriculture Committee members have recommended that the House Budget Committee permanently increase the budget allocation for agriculture.

Moo-ve over Coke

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The new drink, e-Moo, developed by Cornell University food scientists could put the fizz back into a flat fluid milk market.

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.

Exhibit features the art of the frame

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The Frame in America: 1860-1960, an exhibition featuring more than 100 American frames, will be on view April 6 through May 20 at the Columbus Museum of Art.

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