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New corn viruses raise their ugly heads

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Ohio State researchers have discovered two new corn viruses, one which remains to be identified.

USDA scientists complete livestock genetics project

Thursday, January 11, 2001

USDA scientists have completed a pilot project to decipher segments of cattle and swine genes, paving the way for technologies that will help livestock breeders identify animals with superior qualities.

Official scorers say Ohio deer a record

Thursday, January 11, 2001

A white-tailed deer killed last fall in Greene County is an Ohio record and, if approved by national scoring organizations, could also be the largest deer ever taken by a hunter in the world.

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.

Simple machines exhibited at Roscoe Village

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Throughout February and March, Historic Roscoe Village will be displaying simple machines used during the canal era in the East Gallery of the Visitor Center.

Ohio Cattlemen’s Association looks to the future of Ohio’s beef industry

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association is looking ahead to a new national administration and new local and national officers in the beef industry. Complete convention wrapup.

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.

OSU Corn Performance Trial results

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Fresh off the press and ready for a long winter’s night read is Ohio State’s 2000 Corn Performance Trials results.

Ohio hog inventory up from last quarter

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Ohio hog producers had over 1.5 million hogs on hand Dec. 1, up 2 percent from a year earlier, and 6 percent above last quarter.

Private landowners should attend forest wildlife meeting

Thursday, January 4, 2001

A Forest Wildlife Conference will be held Jan. 20 at the Buckeye Joint Vocational School in New Philadelphia.

Barbie and friends featured at auction

Thursday, January 4, 2001

A 1959 #1 blonde Ponytail Barbie with reset blonde hair and touched-up face paint sold in her original box with #1 stand for a high bid of $4,100 at a recent McMasters auction.

Second ag easement donated to ODA

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Virgil Hudson donated an agricultural easement on his 100-acre Auglaize County farm to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Western Reserve Historical Society honors Dr. King

Thursday, January 4, 2001

The Western Reserve Historical Society remembers the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at two special events, Jan. 14-15.

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.

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.

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.

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