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Pa. Farm Show to mark 85th year January 6-11

Thursday, January 4, 2001

The largest indoor agricultural event in America will run Saturday, Jan. 6, to Thursday, Jan. 11, at the state Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.

Homebuyer’s guide can be foundation for smart decisions

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Home buyers can reach much better decisions if they have accurate information available to them upfront. A new publication provides valuable information on each step in the homebuying process.

Teams of horses and mules lighten the load of logging small woodlots

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Before World War II just about everybody farmed and hauled lumber and cord wood with horses. That love of the heavy horse seems to persist especially in Ohio, the heart of draft horse country in the modern farming era.

Penn State ag college offers new degree programs

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is offering a master’s degree and a graduate level advanced certificate in community and economic development.

Cleveland museum exhibit features landscape photos

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Look at the American landscape with new eyes through a photograph exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Rare bronze brings $40,000

Thursday, January 4, 2001

A rare bronze brings $40,000 at the ewolf’s December fine art and fine decorations online auction.

Keep calves, heifers healthy during winter

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Calves and heifers experience more disease during the winter than at any other time. What can you do to prevent it?

New regs for large feedlot operations

Thursday, January 4, 2001

EPA’s proposed regulations for large animal feedlot operation pollution control are under fire by the American Farm Bureau.

A new year’s wish: Common ground

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Editor Susan Crowell talks about when we use the same word, “family farming.”we do not all mean the same thing and about common ground.

Funding available to eligible Pa. farmers

Thursday, December 28, 2000

The Pennsylvania Nutrient Management Plan Grant Implementation Program is accepting applications until Dec. 29.

Tractor certification course offered in Medina County

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Medina County 4-H will present a six-class tractor certification course Jan. 13 through Feb. 17for those 14-16 who will be operating a tractor over 20-horse power.

Final organic product standards released

Thursday, December 28, 2000

After months of work and 300,000 public comments, USDA has released national standards for organically grown products.

Pork checkoff ballots reviewed

Thursday, December 28, 2000

USDA announced last week that 2,000 pork checkoff referendum ballots initially declared invalid will be reviewed again at the county level to determine whether they can be counted.

Heat with propane or shelled corn?

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Dennis Buffington, professor of agricultural at Penn State, studies when to consider heating by burning corn.

Biography series features those over 100 years old

Thursday, December 28, 2000

New PBS series is holding a casting call of centernarians to have their stories told on The Living Century, a new series that premiered in December.

Cuyahoga Valley farms resurrected

Thursday, December 28, 2000

The Cuyahoga National Park is re-establishing farming where it was being pursued before the park was created 25 years ago. Proposals for sustainable farming operations are being accepted.

From papyri pages to the King James

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Bible texts from the 1st century through the Kings James version of 1611 showcase some of the milestones of its earliest history on exhibit at the University of Michigan.

86 Square a next step in science of genetics

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Texas A&M University has successfully cloned an exact copy of Bull 86, a pregenitor found resistant to most cattle disease.

Arts center to host comic book exhibit

Thursday, December 28, 2000

The Ashtabula Arts Center will host an exhibit of original comic book art by acclaimed artist P. Craig Russell. from Jan. 5 through Feb. 28.

USDA confirms dairy market loss payments

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Recently approved Dairy Market Loss Assistance Payments will be made starting this week.

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