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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.

Wilderness Center sponsors trip to the Great West

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A tour of Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Bear Tooth Highway, and Cody, Wyo. leaves Sept. 8.

Ad campaign designed to jump start lamb demand

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The American Lamb Council is hoping a new $1.8 million promotional campaign will bolster the sheep industry’s sagging demand.

Food Quality Protection Act speeded up

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The American Farm Bureau Federation calls last-minute settlement to speeds up EPA’s implementation “a slap in the face to ranchers and farmers.

Who benefits from Lasik eye surgery?

Thursday, February 1, 2001

U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the American Academy of Ophthalmology issue publication on facts about the corrective surgery.

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.

Highboy is top-selling item

Thursday, February 1, 2001

A mahogany Chippendale bonnet-top highboy was the top-selling item at an auction by Nick Verbus and Mike Dinse, selling for $4,500.

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