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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.

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.

New pests relentless in march on crops

Thursday, January 11, 2001

New pests are finding new ways to destroy crops and destroy producers’ profit margin.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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