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Bush’s plate may be too full for ag issues

Thursday, January 25, 2001

President Bush has so many competing priorities he’s unlikely to advocate major changes in ag policy.

Pa. to build new livestock center

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently released $5.6 million for the construction of a new Pennsylvania Livestock Evaluation Center.

Cows aren’t ordering takeout; they prefer to eat frozen dinners

Thursday, January 25, 2001

More beef cattle are eating frozen food this winter. And that’s good, says a University of Missouri forage specialist.

Science textbook errors speak volumes

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new examination of some of the most widely used middle school physical science textbooks has found texts with egregious errors.

Differing visions

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farm Bureau rep’s comment regarding the Noble County visioning program angers another county resident.

Tackle these touchdown tidbits

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Here’s some Super Bowl weekend trivia for you: Did you know the phrase “back to square one” has its roots in football?

Early 2001 hog prices will dip, but fall prices harder to predict

Thursday, January 25, 2001

If hog slaughter increases 4 percent to 5 percent this fall, compared to fall 2000, widening spreads between live hog and wholesale pork values will likely result in Iowa-southern Minnesota hog prices averaging in the upper $20s.

W.Va. direct marketing conference spotlights diversification opportunities

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The West Virginia Direct Marketing Association’s annual conference will be held at the Ramada-Downtown in Wheeling Feb. 2 and 3.

Forest management needs attention

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Who’s running the nation’s forest management program? Editor Susan Crowell questions recent decisions made in Washington.

Exhibit tells history of fire fighting

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new exhibit at the Arms Family Museum of Local History in Youngstown outlines the history of firefighting in the Mahoning Valley from the formation of its earliest companies to the present.

Meeting addresses game breeders and hunting preserves

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Penn State is hosting a conference for anyone interested in game birds or operating a hunting preserve.

Ohio farm markets under new license program

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Farm markets that sell fresh fruits and vegetables are still exempt from Ohio’s new regulations. But as soon as the market does so much as cut a melon in half with a knife, the market will now require a risk level one food processing license.

Milk bonus does your wallet good

Thursday, January 18, 2001

By adjusting management practices, milk producers could probably obtain bonuses with little or no added production costs.

Visions of the future dance in their heads

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Noble County residents are getting the chance to direct their communities by creating a shared vision of their county’s long-term future and move it in the direction they want.

North coast political collectors to meet

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The North Coast Nostalgia and Political Collectors will hold its 10th annual convention, show and sale Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton Grand Ballroom.

Answers may be blowin’ in the wind

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Wind farming may be an alternative to other power sources.

Ohioan to chair AFBF young farmer committee

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Gary Baldosser, a corn, soybean, wheat and beef producer from Republic, Ohio, was elected 2001 chairman of the American Farm Bureau Federation young farmer and rancher committee.

Bid calling champion is crowned

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The king of chant, the grand champion bid caller in Pennsylvania, hails from western Pennsylvania.

Ohio’s bald eagles head to southern part of the state

Thursday, January 18, 2001

A return of Ohio’s normally harsh winter weather, absent in recent years, is pushing the state’s bald eagle population southward.

Buckeye Egg fined $1.36 million

Thursday, January 18, 2001

State officials are pleased with the agreement but say, ‘we’ve heard it before.’

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