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Alternative agriculture: Harvesting profits from cut flowers

Thursday, February 15, 2001

John Waymire, whose Little Miami Flower Co. has annual cut flower sales of close to a million stems on the wholesale market, will speak at the OEFFA workshop.

Apple varieties: What works in today’s markets

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Apple growers talk about what’s hot and what’s not in their markets at the Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Conference and Ohio Roadside Marketing Conference.

Can we calm the classroom chaos

Thursday, February 15, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on columnist George F. Will’s assessment of the dismal world of K-12 public education

Get tips on how to meet new people

Thursday, February 15, 2001

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

Greenhouse workshop includes one-day tour

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association holds alternatives in agriculture workshop on specialty greenhouse production.

Nuisance wheat turns into golden opportunity

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Kiss of Nabisco transforms nuisance wheat variety into a premium identity-preserved grain.

UPI takes over sales facilities in wider area

Thursday, February 15, 2001

United Producers and Southern States Cooperative announce an agreement for UPI to lease and operate livestock facilities owned by Southern States.

Too much milk pushing prices down

Wednesday, February 14, 2001

The USDA expects a 1 percent increase in milk production in 2001.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dinosaur bones found in Madagascar

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Fossils are discovered of a dinosaur new to science, dubbed Masiakasaurus knopfleri it is a long-necked relatively small carnivore, roughly the size of a German Shepherd dog.

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