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If you have access to wood, it can save on heating bills

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Hard maple and oak have about 23 million Btu per cord, woods like aspen and basswood average about 16 million Btu per cord, and conifers like jack or red pine will be 12 million Btu or lower.

Court ruling no surprise

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Salem reader comments on the Columbiana County Budget Commission’s failure to respect the law.

Britain staggers with foot-and-mouth disease

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A widespread outbreak has put much of that country under quarantine while thousands of animals are being destroyed. An immediate ban was imposed on animal products being imported into the United States from Britain.

Ohio Beef Expo: A roundup of shows, sales and seminars

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The 14th Ohio Beef Expo will be held March 16-18 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.

Conference brings collective farmer bargaining to the forefront

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur will keynote the first Conference on CLOUT (Cooperation and Linking Offer Unbeatable Transactions) March 16-17 on the campus of Iowa State University.

Ohio heritage areas granted funding

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Ohio Heritage Area Program announces eight matching grants totaling $100,000 for planning, development, and marketing.

Court ruling no surprise

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Salem reader comments on the Columbiana County Budget Commission’s failure to respect the law.

Ohio woodland steward program offered in March

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A three-day program provideing 25 hours of intensive training in woodland management will be offered in Noble County.

Don’t get burned by natural gas prices

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Ohio Consumers’ Counsel alerts consumers about the hazards of variable rate offers.

On test bulls readied for Pa. Expo sale

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Top bulls from Pennsylvania’s Bull Testing Program will be sold March 30 as a part of Pennsylvania’s annual Beef Expo.

EPA hosts dairy expansion hearing

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public hearing March 13 to accept comments about the draft permit for the DeVries Dairy Farm, a proposed operation of 2,500 cows in Marion County.

Pa. Beef Expo is March 29-April 1

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Pennsylvania Junior Cattlemen’s Association will hold it 11th annual junior steer and heifer preview show at the Pennsylvania Beef Expo at the Penn State Ag Arean in State College.

Pa. Holstein breeders honor John Cope

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Pennsylvania Holstein Association held its annual awards banquet during the association’s annual convention Feb. 21-23.

Explore the myths and facts of women and the sea

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Mariners” Museum at Newport News, Va., will have Women and the Sea on exhibit from March 17 through Jan. 6, 2002.

Ohio Forage conference aims high

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Ed Ballard, animal systems educator from the University of Illinois, and a host of diverse Ohio producers will speak at Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council annual conference March 2.

Boehner, Lugar think bill would fix farm bill

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A new bill has been introduced to complete the unfinished business of the 1996 farm program.

Ohio Pork Congress recognizes standout industry contributions

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Producer awards presented at the 2001 Ohio Pork Congress Feb. 8-9.

Canton antique show is March 10-11

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Antique consultants Gus Knapp and Nancy Kalin and 35 dealers will be at the Antiques in Canton Show and Sale sponsored by the Museum Guild of the Canton Museum of Art.

Parents and teens: Can they get along?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Communication between parents and teens presents challenges for both. “Your goal as a parent should be to love and communicate,” said an adolescence-development specialist.

Farm recovery coming, but the next few years will challenge farmers

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Farm economists told Congress to get ready for the fourth consecutive year of record low commodity prices.

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