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Ohio’s bald eagles head to southern part of the state

Thursday, January 18, 2001

A return of Ohio’s normally harsh winter weather, absent in recent years, is pushing the state’s bald eagle population southward.

Answers may be blowin’ in the wind

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Wind farming may be an alternative to other power sources.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Visit the Greensburg antiques show

Thursday, January 11, 2001

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

The future of Ohio’s beef industry brings tough decisions and hard work

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Although times are good, the future of the beef industry is uncertain, and Ohio producers will have to work hard to increase the demand for beef.

Burton plans 61st Maple Institute

Thursday, January 11, 2001

In Geauga, Ohio’s top ranking county in the production of maple syrup, the season will start as it has for the last 61 years, with the annual Maple Institute Jan. 17.

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.

Rediscovered folk art of Mayo family, father and son, introduced to public

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The little known work of two generations of a family of central Ohio artists will be featured at the Columbus Museum of Art beginning Jan. 31.

Clouded skipper butterfly seen for first time in Ohio

Thursday, January 11, 2001

A type of butterfly known to inhabit portions of Central and South America, as well as New England and the southern states, has been observed in Ohio for the first time on record.

Weather, everybody talks about it, but it keeps on doing things its own way

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Climatologist James Newman thinks this winter will be colder and snowier, but by spring, temperatures and moisture will be about normal.

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.

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.

Trumbull SWCD initiates watershed project that ignores state lines

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Water quality project could serve as model for other watersheds that cross political boundaries.

Spotlight isn’t just on large farms

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Editor Susan Crowell warns the manure regulations are hitting farms of all sizes, not just the big boys.

Innovative Farmers of Ohio will look at financial realities of farming today

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Group’s annual meeting Jan. 27 will spur a look at the bottom line in a new way.

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