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How babies learn words: Scientists support what parents have known

Thursday, March 1, 2001

It’s best to keep it simple. Parents’ instinctive use of isolated words may help babies learn language.

Ohio men honored for work in promoting intensive grazing

Thursday, March 1, 2001

OSU extension agent and OSU animal scientist receive Master Grazier Award at the Great Lakes International Grazing Conference.

Turning research into more tender beef cuts

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Ohio State meat science program concentrates its research on meat palatability and tenderness.

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.

Work of Niles area artists and authors is special display

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A special open house display featuring the work of Niles area artists and authors will be on exhibit at the Niles Historical Society for the next two months.

At Cincinnati History Museum: Napoleon, Egypt reunited for exhibit

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Napoleon in Egypt, a history exhibit exploring the time the French conqueror spent in one of the world’s greatest civilizations, will open March 3 at the Cincinnati History Museum.

Lack of standards prove costly to farmers: Labeling GM food could add trust

Thursday, February 22, 2001

More than 80 percent of U.S. consumers want GM food labeled. Consumer scientist says farmers should want that, too.

Where’s the ‘teach’ in teacher?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Steve Badgett of Berlin Center, Ohio, calls for the complete dismantling of the Ohio Proficiency Test.

Baby boomers looking at eye disease

Thursday, February 22, 2001

In the dawn of the 21st century, 76 million baby boomers born between 1946 and 1961 face the prospect of age-related macular degeneration.

Malabar Farm festival features maple syrup

Thursday, February 22, 2001

The 25th annual Maple Syrup Festival is March 3-4 and 10-11, from noon to 4 p.m. daily.

Birds from around the country will fly into the Ohio Expo Center for the Mid-American

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Exotic Bird Show to be held Feb. 25 in the Rhodes Center.

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.

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