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Christmas tree management course set

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Penn State’s 2001 Christmas Tree Management Short Course will be held Feb. 21-22.

IFO hires first full-time director to guide programs

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Ohio native Laura Ann Bergman returns from Missouri to act as the first full-time director of Innovative Farmers of Ohio.

Earthquake centered near Ashtabula

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Geologists detected a 4.2 magnitude earthquake Jan. 25, the largest earthquake to be registered in Ohio since 1986.

USDA revises Swiss cheese standards

Thursday, February 1, 2001

As of Feb. 22, producers will get Grade A prices for Swiss cheese with smaller eyes or holes.

Tackle these touchdown tidbits

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Here’s some Super Bowl weekend trivia for you: Did you know the phrase “back to square one” has its roots in football?

Biologists give Darby good report card

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Ohio Department of Natural Resources biologists report finding a variety of mussels in the Big Darby Creek.

W.Va. direct marketing conference spotlights diversification opportunities

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The West Virginia Direct Marketing Association’s annual conference will be held at the Ramada-Downtown in Wheeling Feb. 2 and 3.

Beekeeping help for novice, veteran

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Programs are planned in western Pennsylvania for both the beginning and the experienced beekeeper.

Holstein USA CEO resigns

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Stephen R. Kerr, executive secretary and CEO of Holstein Association USA, submitted his resignation to the association board last week.

Judge halts termination of pork checkoff

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A federal judge in Michigan has temporarily stopped the pork checkoff from getting dismantled.

Fuel-efficient vehicles are possible

Thursday, January 25, 2001

If they can develop a small piece of plastic you use to talk to people half way around the world, then battery-operated vehicles, with small engines running generators to recharge these batteries, could produce vehicles that would travel 200 miles per gallon.

Differing visions

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farm Bureau rep’s comment regarding the Noble County visioning program angers another county resident.

How many presidents were Methodists?

Thursday, January 25, 2001

George W. Bush is only the third president officially recognized by the Encyclopedia of World Methodism as a Methodist when he took the oath of office.

Science textbook errors speak volumes

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new examination of some of the most widely used middle school physical science textbooks has found texts with egregious errors.

Exhibit tells history of fire fighting

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new exhibit at the Arms Family Museum of Local History in Youngstown outlines the history of firefighting in the Mahoning Valley from the formation of its earliest companies to the present.

Win a youth ATV: Power Show Ohio filled to capacity

Thursday, January 25, 2001

More than 260 farm, construction and outdoor power equipment exhibitors will fill four buildings on the state fairgrounds at this year’s Power Show Ohio, Jan. 26, 27 and 28.

Opera classes feature guest presenters

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Canton series on the opera is a great opportunity for music lovers to learn more about the opera.

Farming New Fields: Meat market secures farm’s future

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Six generations of Moores have their Mahoning County farm and its market enterprises changing.

Differing visions

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farm Bureau rep’s comment regarding the Noble County visioning program angers another county resident.

Pa. farmers could get a big tax break

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The Pa. Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Farmland Preservation is stepping up its campaign to purchase agricultural conservation easements.

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