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Red meat can be part of a healthy diet

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A recently published study confirms that including lean red meat in a heart-healthy diet can positively impact blood cholesterol levels.

Pa. Holstein sale averages $3,177

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Pennsylvania Holstein convention sale was Feb. 22 at the Radisson Inn in West Middlesex.

Fire won’t impact John Deere spring product offering

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A recent fire in a John Deere Equipment Division leased facility north of Davenport, Iowa, caused extensive damage.

U.S., Canada lift ban on Brazilian beef

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The NAFTA nations have concluded that Brazil has taken sound measures to prevent the introduction and spread of bovine encephalopathy.

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.

Foundations of building strong relationships

Thursday, March 1, 2001

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

Union Local FFA to sponsor annual farm toy show

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The toy show and sale featuring a kiddy tractor pull and an antique tractor display will be March 11 at Union Local High School.

Maple producers think it will be a sweet year for production

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Frank and Virginia Goodell market maple syrup from the Mantua, Ohio, farm that has been in production since 1825. Other producers say they know about everything there is to know about the industry.

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.

Personality affects stroke recovery

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Pre-stroke personality may have a greater influence on stroke recovery than the brain injury itself.

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.

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.

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.

Holstein distinguished junior members named at Pa. junior Holstein meeting

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Awards were made at the 2001 Junior Holstein Association state convention Feb. 2-4 in West Middlesex, Pa.

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.

Agland Co-op honors its top dairy customers

Thursday, February 22, 2001

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

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.

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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