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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.

Think before buying an Easter bunny

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The majority of the baby bunnies, chicks and ducks who are given as Easter gifts may only survive the first few weeks after the holiday. The Ameican Humane Society provides a few points to ponder.

Dairymen say EPA regs unreasonable

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A dozen Tuscarawas County dairy farmers submit their own comments on the EPA rule proposal for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.

Farmers need stronger safety net

Thursday, March 29, 2001

House Agriculture Committee members have recommended that the House Budget Committee permanently increase the budget allocation for agriculture.

Politics, not producers, steering agriculture

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A reader stresses that agriculture is no longer a profession of farmers. It is a government institution fraught with bureaucrats, lobbyists and all the mud and muck of politics.

Loghurst to host series of candlelight tours

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Featured historical specialists to focus on textiles and local history.

Pork producer supports checkoff

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.

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