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Daughter gives father special Valentine

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Angela Navis of Akron will be celebrating her Valentine birthday Feb. 14 by donating her kidney to her father, Harry Navis.

Ohio cattle and calf numbers are in

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The number of cattle and calves in Ohio on Jan. 1 was estimated at 1.24 million head, unchanged from last year.

Dinosaur bones found in Madagascar

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Fossils are discovered of a dinosaur new to science, dubbed Masiakasaurus knopfleri it is a long-necked relatively small carnivore, roughly the size of a German Shepherd dog.

Ohio’s swine industry free of pseudorabies

Thursday, February 8, 2001

USDA’s Animal and Plant Inspection Service designates Ohio as pseudorabies virus-free, certifying that every herd in Ohio is free of the virus.

Dred Scott documents now accessible on Web

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A new site has been created to publish Missouri documents chronicling the historically important U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Pecking away at chicken bacterium

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Ohio State researchers looking for answers to a major food-borne illness in the organism’s most common host – chickens.

Extinction is forever: Domestic animal breeds in danger

Thursday, February 8, 2001

New edition of World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity says one third of the domestic animal breeds are currently at risk of extinction.

Sheep and lamb inventory released

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The number of sheep and lambs on Ohio farms on Jan. 1 totaled 142,000 head. This number is 6 percent more than a year ago.

Historical fact adorns bare branches of the family trees

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The Ohio Genealogical Society is the educational and research repository of Ohio genealogical and historical information.

Sheep producers earn $20 million

Thursday, February 8, 2001

U.S.D.A. reports Lamb Meat Adjustment Assistance payments at the 2001 American Sheep Industry Association annual convention.

How does your energy knowledge rate?

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Take a few minutes to test your knowledge of energy-related issues with this quiz from the Energy Information Administration.

Answers are based on data collected by the Energy Information Administration through December 2000. You’ll find them following the questions.

Take this job and shove it

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A letter in response to the Jan. 25 article “The British came awhile ago,” relates it to the old song, “Take this job and shove it”.

Corn is not the only ethanol king

Thursday, February 8, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the possibilities of ethanol from multiple biomass sources.

Learn all about Quaker Sam

Thursday, February 8, 2001

John Cabas, former coach at Salem, will be at the Salem Historical Society Feb. 11 for Quaker Sam display.

Try some creative ideas for this Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Forget the roses! Be as creative and as unique as possible on Valentine’s Day.

John Parker to receive Distinguished Ag Alumni Award

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Eight OSU College of Agriculture alumni will receive the 2001 awards honoring their accomplishments at the Feb. 24 annual alumni luncheon.

Mann Library unveils rare ag books

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Cornell University has established a Web site devoted to making available full-text copies of more than 800 important agricultural texts.

Web privacy could be in jeopardy due to Web browser

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A “timing attack.” can explore the contents of the visiting browser’s “cache” of recent activities and plant “cache cookies.”

Last man standing: Kamburoff farm succumbs to sprawl

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The last remaining working farm in the city limits of Kent, Ohio, has been sold to a housing developer.

Master Gardener calendars now available

Thursday, February 8, 2001

2001 Garden Calendars coordinated by the Tri-State Area Master Gardener Association are available from Hancock County extension.

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