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Learning low-tech production production

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The All-Ohio Growers Roundtables, a series of three, one-day roundtable discussions on fruit and vegetable production and on growing for the produce auctions, will be held on three Wednesdays in January and February in northcentral Ohio.

Pa. museum commission offers summer internships

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is offering paid internships for undergraduate and graduate students during summer 2001.

Garst finds Cry9C protein in non-StarLink corn variety

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Limited quantities of a single, non-StarLink corn hybrid produced by Garst in 1998 appear to contain a small percentage of the Cry9C protein.

Internet helps find roots of family trees

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Internet has transformed the time-consuming effort of researching genealogy into a speedy search.

Program mixes farms and computers

Thursday, November 30, 2000

An ag computer seminar will be offered at two locations this month in western Pennsylvania.

Monsanto CEO pledges more biotech responsibility

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Monsanto will take greater strides in establishing biotech credibility, vows company CEO Hendrik A. Verfaillie.

Don’t be left out!

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Farm and Dairy is updating its listings for the eighth edition of the Agri-Book, the only comprehensive directory of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and national agricultural associations and agencies.

Ohio ‘logical’ place for ethanol plant

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A feasibility study commissioned by the Ohio Corn Marketing Program concludes that Ohio should be producing ethanol.

Harkin calls for StarLink compensation

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Sen. Tom Harkin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, is calling on the Clinton administration to make sure farmers aren’t left holding an expensive bag in the wake of the StarLink corn losses.

Without El Ni

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A six-month weather forecast now is about as reliable as the prediction on the Florida election, says Tony Lupo, University of Missouri climatologist.

Changing dairy industry needs to focus on biosecurity

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The expansion of individual dairy operations has made biosecurity a top priority of many producers.

Idora Park display comes to Salem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Idora Park Museum Committee is preserving the memory of Idora Park, now defunct, in Youngstown, Ohio, through traveling displays.

Special holiday weekend set at Malabar Farm

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The former home of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Louis Bromfield will be host special holiday events this month.

Hog profit margins slim as supply expands

Thursday, November 30, 2000

USDA says more pork is on the way, and that means tighter margins for pork producers.

Tips for helping children of divorce during holidays

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Children of divorced parents often find the holidays the most trying time of the year. But parents can do much to alleviate the stress.

Grammers earn Mahoning SWCD honor

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Bill and Debbie Grammer of North Benton received this year’s Goodyear Conservation Farmer of the Year award from the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District.

Kent planetarium to explore Star of Bethlehem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The nighttime sky as seen from the Holy Land in the year 6 B.C. will be recreated when the Kent State University Planetarium holds its annual Star of Bethlehem show.

Book pokes fun at that rusty iron

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Here’s the perfect gift for that antique tractor lover on your list.

Produce growers test high tunnels

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Low technology high tunnels are popping up in Pennsylvania. These single-car garage-size structures are covered with clear plastic sheeting.

These trees and shrubs are really for the birds

Thursday, November 30, 2000

If you want to attract birds to the landscape, trees and shrubs that provide food during the winter months are extremely important.

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