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EPA hosts dairy expansion hearing

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public hearing March 13 to accept comments about the draft permit for the DeVries Dairy Farm, a proposed operation of 2,500 cows in Marion County.

Turning research into more tender beef cuts

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Ohio State meat science program concentrates its research on meat palatability and tenderness.

Pa. Beef Expo is March 29-April 1

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Pennsylvania Junior Cattlemen’s Association will hold it 11th annual junior steer and heifer preview show at the Pennsylvania Beef Expo at the Penn State Ag Arean in State College.

Messenger Century Farm preserves maple syrup producing tradition.

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The sugarhouse on the farm Bill and Dee Belew bought in 1992 is one of the oldest in Geauga County. The base of the evaporator dates back to the 1800s.

Ohio heritage areas granted funding

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Ohio Heritage Area Program announces eight matching grants totaling $100,000 for planning, development, and marketing.

Court ruling no surprise

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Salem reader comments on the Columbiana County Budget Commission’s failure to respect the law.

Get ready for Maple Madness

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Geauga County Forestry and Maple Syrup Committee will sponsor its annual Maple Madness Tour featuring 10 farms March 10-11.

Maple producers think it will be a sweet year for production

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Frank and Virginia Goodell market maple syrup from the Mantua, Ohio, farm that has been in production since 1825. Other producers say they know about everything there is to know about the industry.

Foundations of building strong relationships

Thursday, March 1, 2001

This six-part series on dating covers topics from meeting new people to strategies for a successful marriage.

U.S., Canada lift ban on Brazilian beef

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The NAFTA nations have concluded that Brazil has taken sound measures to prevent the introduction and spread of bovine encephalopathy.

Pa. Holstein breeders honor John Cope

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Pennsylvania Holstein Association held its annual awards banquet during the association’s annual convention Feb. 21-23.

Union Local FFA to sponsor annual farm toy show

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The toy show and sale featuring a kiddy tractor pull and an antique tractor display will be March 11 at Union Local High School.

On test bulls readied for Pa. Expo sale

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Top bulls from Pennsylvania’s Bull Testing Program will be sold March 30 as a part of Pennsylvania’s annual Beef Expo.

Will we live to be 100? It’s not likely

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Is life expectancy accelerating? Researchers say 85 years is still the upper limit.

Pa. Holstein sale averages $3,177

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Pennsylvania Holstein convention sale was Feb. 22 at the Radisson Inn in West Middlesex.

Red meat can be part of a healthy diet

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A recently published study confirms that including lean red meat in a heart-healthy diet can positively impact blood cholesterol levels.

Don’t get burned by natural gas prices

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Ohio Consumers’ Counsel alerts consumers about the hazards of variable rate offers.

Britain staggers with foot-and-mouth disease

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A widespread outbreak has put much of that country under quarantine while thousands of animals are being destroyed. An immediate ban was imposed on animal products being imported into the United States from Britain.

Ohio woodland steward program offered in March

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A three-day program provideing 25 hours of intensive training in woodland management will be offered in Noble County.

Ohio Beef Expo: A roundup of shows, sales and seminars

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The 14th Ohio Beef Expo will be held March 16-18 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.

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