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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.

Program focuses on grandparents who raise grandchildren

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The Senior Series Team, a collaborative effort of OSU Extension and the Ohio Department of Aging, is taking part in a national satellite video conference exploring the implications of various forms of custody.

Justice for the justice department

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The nomination of Sen. John Ashcroft as attorney general shows that Bush is serious about cleaning up the justice department.

Dairy of distinction forms due in April

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Pennsylvania dairy farms are invited to apply for this year’s Dairy of Distinction award from the Northeast Dairy Farm Beautification Program.

Pulling lawn tractors sounds fun

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Donovan fan takes a new look at his own lawn tractors.

Earthquake centered near Ashtabula

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Geologists detected a 4.2 magnitude earthquake Jan. 25, the largest earthquake to be registered in Ohio since 1986.

Quality assurance education training

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Training dates for 4-H Quality Assurance Education classes for 2001 are Feb. 22, March 19, and May 31.

Farm Link workshop is for beginners

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Pennsylvania Farm Link’s Beginning Farmer workshop Feb. 17 will emphasize what it takes for a successful farm start-up.

Stark County Corn Club honors members

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Dan Schmucker received special recognition during the 38th annual awards banquet

Beyond the commodity mind-set

Thursday, February 1, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on economist Peter Goldsmith’s advice to producers to break out of the commodity mind-set and grab more of the food chain.

Farmers push promised tax reform and farmstead exclusions

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau is urging local members to pass petitions aimed at forcing school district boards to adopt Act 50.

Tiffany lamp brings $26,450 in online auction

Thursday, February 1, 2001

ewolfs’ January art and antiques auction drew a final bid of $26,450 on a Tiffany Turtleback Glass Pendant Shade lamp.

Farmers working together can change agriculture

Thursday, February 1, 2001

University of Minnesota agricultural economist Richard Levins was keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Innovative Farmers of Ohio annual meeting Jan 27 at Wooster.

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.

Working to improve rural vision

Thursday, February 1, 2001

George Slater explains the position of the Ohio Farmers Union in support of the Nobel County visioning program.

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