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Protesters deny more serious risk

Thursday, March 1, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the idea that some people in Vermont are protesting the USDA’s plan to euthanize sheep possibly exposed to mad cow disease.

How babies learn words: Scientists support what parents have known

Thursday, March 1, 2001

It’s best to keep it simple. Parents’ instinctive use of isolated words may help babies learn language.

Turning research into more tender beef cuts

Thursday, March 1, 2001

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

At Cincinnati History Museum: Napoleon, Egypt reunited for exhibit

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Napoleon in Egypt, a history exhibit exploring the time the French conqueror spent in one of the world’s greatest civilizations, will open March 3 at the Cincinnati History Museum.

Farmers could hold powerful solution

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Research at The University of Tennessee has focused on the economic feasibility of growing biomass crops for energy production.

Potato chips: No pig can eat just one

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Two Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute researchers found that it doesn’t matter if it’s barbecue, sour cream and onion, or plain – potato chips are the snack of choice for pigs.

Genomics is the next agricultural revolution

Thursday, February 22, 2001

The GMO revolution promises a long-lasting and favorable impact on agriculture worldwide.

Malabar Farm festival features maple syrup

Thursday, February 22, 2001

The 25th annual Maple Syrup Festival is March 3-4 and 10-11, from noon to 4 p.m. daily.

Small-scale cider producers benefit from FDA approval of UV processing

Thursday, February 22, 2001

FDA approval of ultraviolet light processing to reduce pathogens for all fruit and vegetable juices could be a big boost to small cider producers.

Sewing Smorgasbord: PBS show host to teach two classes

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Shirley Adams, host ofthe television show The Sewing Connection aired on PBS, will be a guest teacher at Sewing Smorgasbord sponsored by Ohio State University Extension that will offer 18 sewing-related classes.

Is this a date or a relationship?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

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

Canton antique show is March 10-11

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Antique consultants Gus Knapp and Nancy Kalin and 35 dealers will be at the Antiques in Canton Show and Sale sponsored by the Museum Guild of the Canton Museum of Art.

Lack of standards prove costly to farmers: Labeling GM food could add trust

Thursday, February 22, 2001

More than 80 percent of U.S. consumers want GM food labeled. Consumer scientist says farmers should want that, too.

Rare collection of Lionel trains auctioned by DeFina

Thursday, February 22, 2001

DeFina Auctions hosted the sale of the lifetime collection of Lionel model trains from the estate of the late John Brenner.

Agland Co-op honors its top dairy customers

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Agland Co-op held its third annual dairy appreciation and awards banquet.

Boehner, Lugar think bill would fix farm bill

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A new bill has been introduced to complete the unfinished business of the 1996 farm program.

Ohio Pork Congress recognizes standout industry contributions

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Producer awards presented at the 2001 Ohio Pork Congress Feb. 8-9.

Parents and teens: Can they get along?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Communication between parents and teens presents challenges for both. “Your goal as a parent should be to love and communicate,” said an adolescence-development specialist.

Farm recovery coming, but the next few years will challenge farmers

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Farm economists told Congress to get ready for the fourth consecutive year of record low commodity prices.

Where’s the ‘teach’ in teacher?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Steve Badgett of Berlin Center, Ohio, calls for the complete dismantling of the Ohio Proficiency Test.

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