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Little things add up to better soybean profits

Thursday, April 12, 2001

To remain profitable, growers will have to manage the crop well, limit costs, and market for the top dollar, said Ohio State University agronomist Jim Beuerlein. “For most producers, the easiest and most effective approach is to reduce the cost of production.”

Suiza, Dean Foods merging

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Suiza Foods Corporation and Dean Foods Company are merging to form a national dairy and specialty foods company with $10 billion in revenue.

DEP completes report on effects of underground mining in Western Pennsylvania

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The report supplements the 1999 report and confirms reports of damage to 173 more properties. The percentage of undermined properties with damage has decreased.

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.

Tidy not just a drop in the bucket

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A very special dairy cow in a small frame, Tidy has two 305-day records with over 30,000 pounds of milk, including her 12-6 record of 34,530 pounds of milk, 1,123 pounds of fat and 990 pounds of protein. During that lactation, she racked up her best 365-day record with 40,000 pounds of milk, 1,283 pounds of fat and 1,154 pounds of protein.

Girls just wanna do good

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A group of six professional, young mothers from the Petersburg and Boardman areas are revolutionizing the typical “girls’ night out” by turning it into their “GNO for Good.”

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.

Pennsylvania zeroes in on stray voltage

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The stray voltage problems experienced in one Pennsylvania county has sent the state on a search for solutions.

Mapleton FFA wins state competition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Mapleton tractor trouble shooting team won the state competition at Northwestern College.

Dangers of hunting wild mushrooms

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Lanny Rhodes, Ohio State University associate professor of plant pathology, warns that poisonous mushrooms can look similar to edible varieties, and that if people mistakenly eat a poisonous mushroom, they could become seriously ill, or even die.

Ohio Beef Expo Junior Steer and Heifer Show had record attendance

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Champions announced for the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Junior Steer and Heifer Show.

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.

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.

Easter sunrise service held in Moravian tradition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

An Easter sunrise service at the Schoenbrunn Village State Memorial at New Philadelphia, Ohio, will be patterned after the Moravian custom of gathering around the congregation cemetary at dawn on Easter.

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.

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.

OHS offers genealogy classes

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A genealogy workshop series, offered by the Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society, is designed to introduce family history searchers to the many records and resources available to them.

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.

Renaissance announces new acquisition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Growing Renaissance family purchases the vitamin and premix business of FurstMcNess within the eastern states.

Finding right auctioneer: Property sales in heat of competition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Patrick Murphy, Web editor for the National Auctioneers Association, writes about how to go about looking for and choosing an auctioneer.

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