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Answers may be blowin’ in the wind

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Wind farming may be an alternative to other power sources.

Scientists develop first transgenic cow clone for mastitis resistance

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Researchers have produced a clone of a pure-bred Jersey cow whose cells may offer a biotechnological defense against mastitis disease.

Producers kill pork checkoff

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Pork council files lawsuit to overturn USDA’s decision.

Antiques show welcomes a record crowd

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Every thing from formal and country furniture, folk and fine art, china, silver, toys, to jewelry and porcelain was offered at the Worthington Historical Society’s biannual antiques show.

Ohio wetlands acreage coming back to life

Thursday, January 18, 2001

A partnership between state and federal agencies and Ducks Unlimited has helped restore more than 3,000 acres of wetlands across the Buckeye State in the last decade.

Buckeye Egg fined $1.36 million

Thursday, January 18, 2001

State officials are pleased with the agreement but say, ‘we’ve heard it before.’

Wetland loss slows, but some see new court ruling as step backward

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The same day as the government announces a slow-down in wetland losses, EPA toughens definition of ‘dredging’ to include removal of material from U.S. waters.

Series to honor Underground Railroad women

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Through first-person interpretation, meet three historical women who contributed to the success of the Underground Railroad. The program is part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park 2001 Lyceum.

Pa. Holstein convention heads west

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The breed organization’s annual meeting and sale will be held in West Middlesex Feb. 21-23.

USDA announces CRP contract extensions

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Certain Conservation Reserve Program participants whose contracts expire Sept. 30, will have an opportunity to extend their contracts for one year.

Loghurst cabin tours are scheduled through March 22

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Candlelight tours of Loghurst, the oldest log house in the Western Reserve, will begin soon.

Meeting addresses game breeders and hunting preserves

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Penn State is hosting a conference for anyone interested in game birds or operating a hunting preserve.

Bid calling champion is crowned

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The king of chant, the grand champion bid caller in Pennsylvania, hails from western Pennsylvania.

BSE surveillance must be aggressive

Thursday, January 18, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers the United States must remain vigilant in its efforts to prevent mad cow disease from crossing the Atlantic.

All livestock producers need manure management plan

Thursday, January 11, 2001

By 2008, all livestock farms in Ohio are going to have to have a nutrient management plan in place and be implementing it.

Jury’s still out on high oil corn

Thursday, January 11, 2001

An Ohio State researcher cautions livestock producers to pencil it out first before switching to high oil corn for their rations, due to a good market for feed grade fat.

Record number of rare plants found in Ohio

Thursday, January 11, 2001

An unusually large number of new and rare wild plant species were spotted in Ohio last year.

Visit the Greensburg antiques show

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The well known Greensburg, Pa., Antiques Show runs Jan. 19-21 east of Pittsburgh.

Millport yearly weather report

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Here’s what U.S. weather observer Edwin R. Copeland recorded about 2000 weather from his station in southern Columbiana County.

A farmer can appreciate the ‘arts’

Thursday, January 11, 2001

This letter writer takes offense to an elected official who considers those who choose to farm unsophisticated country bumpkins.

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