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Ad campaign designed to jump start lamb demand

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The American Lamb Council is hoping a new $1.8 million promotional campaign will bolster the sheep industry’s sagging demand.

Sheep and lamb inventory released

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The number of sheep and lambs on Ohio farms on Jan. 1 totaled 142,000 head. This number is 6 percent more than a year ago.

Master Gardener calendars now available

Thursday, February 8, 2001

2001 Garden Calendars coordinated by the Tri-State Area Master Gardener Association are available from Hancock County extension.

Ohio cattle and calf numbers are in

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The number of cattle and calves in Ohio on Jan. 1 was estimated at 1.24 million head, unchanged from last year.

Wilderness Center sponsors trip to the Great West

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A tour of Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Bear Tooth Highway, and Cody, Wyo. leaves Sept. 8.

Meeting for game breeders and hunting preserves

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will hold the Pennsylvania Game Breeders and Hunting Preserves annual meeting, Feb. 25-27.

Take this job and shove it

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A letter in response to the Jan. 25 article “The British came awhile ago,” relates it to the old song, “Take this job and shove it”.

Pecking away at chicken bacterium

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Ohio State researchers looking for answers to a major food-borne illness in the organism’s most common host – chickens.

Web privacy could be in jeopardy due to Web browser

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A “timing attack.” can explore the contents of the visiting browser’s “cache” of recent activities and plant “cache cookies.”

Mann Library unveils rare ag books

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Cornell University has established a Web site devoted to making available full-text copies of more than 800 important agricultural texts.

Try some creative ideas for this Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Forget the roses! Be as creative and as unique as possible on Valentine’s Day.

Media hype raising false expectations for online investors

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Investors around the world are risking losing their investments – lured by aggressive advertising and publicity that tout the lucrative prospects of online investing.

Take this job and shove it

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A letter in response to the Jan. 25 article “The British came awhile ago,” relates it to the old song, “Take this job and shove it”.

Cowmen hope economy keeps rolling

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A slowdown in the general economy and media attention being given to mad cow disease are shadows hanging over the current favorable cattle market.

Extinction is forever: Domestic animal breeds in danger

Thursday, February 8, 2001

New edition of World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity says one third of the domestic animal breeds are currently at risk of extinction.

Last man standing: Kamburoff farm succumbs to sprawl

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The last remaining working farm in the city limits of Kent, Ohio, has been sold to a housing developer.

Ohio’s swine industry free of pseudorabies

Thursday, February 8, 2001

USDA’s Animal and Plant Inspection Service designates Ohio as pseudorabies virus-free, certifying that every herd in Ohio is free of the virus.

Sheep producers earn $20 million

Thursday, February 8, 2001

U.S.D.A. reports Lamb Meat Adjustment Assistance payments at the 2001 American Sheep Industry Association annual convention.

Dred Scott documents now accessible on Web

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A new site has been created to publish Missouri documents chronicling the historically important U.S. Supreme Court decision.

How does your energy knowledge rate?

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Take a few minutes to test your knowledge of energy-related issues with this quiz from the Energy Information Administration.

Answers are based on data collected by the Energy Information Administration through December 2000. You’ll find them following the questions.

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