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Farm sector has a lot riding on President Bush

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Farm Belt has a lot of political capital invested in the administration of President George W. Bush.

What makes a relationship a healthy one?

Thursday, March 8, 2001

There are three clues couples can use to test the health of their relationship. Part four of our six-part series on relationships explains how.

A mouse click away: FarmMarkets.com delivers quality farm products direct to the consumer

Thursday, March 8, 2001

A northeastern Ohio Web company is offering farm fresh goods direct to the consumer.

February had above-average temperature

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Believe it or not, February actually registered above-average temperatures – at least at Ed Copeland’s weather station in southern Columbiana County.

Beaver-Lawrence Holstein Club celebrates past, looks to future

Thursday, March 8, 2001

The Beaver-Lawrence Holstein Club celebrated its 50th anniversary with a special historical timeline.

Follow route to freedom on the Underground Railroad

Thursday, March 8, 2001

“A Fugitive’s Path Escape on the Under Ground Railroad,” a new program at Hale Farm and Village, presents a first hand look at a runaway slave’s flight to freedom.

Hail to the first ladies

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Although they play a major role when their spouses are in the White House, First Ladies are often forgotten when the presidential term ends. A wife of an Ohio congressman is working to change that with the creation of the National First Ladies’ Library in Canton.

Humans to blame for shrinking African lake

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Because of unrelenting human demand for water, Africa’s Lake Chad, once one of the continent’s largest bodies of fresh water, has shriveled to a ghost of a great lake.

Lowmillers win dairy production awards

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Milk producers in Columbiana and Mahoning counties received recognition for herd production in the last two years.

Jean Rhodes receives statewide award

Thursday, March 8, 2001

Columbiana County volunteer Jean Rhodes recently received one of four Ohio Extension Agents Association Appreciation Awards presented statewide for 2000.

Protesters deny more serious risk

Thursday, March 1, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the idea that some people in Vermont are protesting the USDA’s plan to euthanize sheep possibly exposed to mad cow disease.

Foundations of building strong relationships

Thursday, March 1, 2001

This six-part series on dating covers topics from meeting new people to strategies for a successful marriage.

Union Local FFA to sponsor annual farm toy show

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The toy show and sale featuring a kiddy tractor pull and an antique tractor display will be March 11 at Union Local High School.

Maple producers think it will be a sweet year for production

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Frank and Virginia Goodell market maple syrup from the Mantua, Ohio, farm that has been in production since 1825. Other producers say they know about everything there is to know about the industry.

Get ready for Maple Madness

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Geauga County Forestry and Maple Syrup Committee will sponsor its annual Maple Madness Tour featuring 10 farms March 10-11.

Will we live to be 100? It’s not likely

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Is life expectancy accelerating? Researchers say 85 years is still the upper limit.

Messenger Century Farm preserves maple syrup producing tradition.

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The sugarhouse on the farm Bill and Dee Belew bought in 1992 is one of the oldest in Geauga County. The base of the evaporator dates back to the 1800s.

How babies learn words: Scientists support what parents have known

Thursday, March 1, 2001

It’s best to keep it simple. Parents’ instinctive use of isolated words may help babies learn language.

Ohio men honored for work in promoting intensive grazing

Thursday, March 1, 2001

OSU extension agent and OSU animal scientist receive Master Grazier Award at the Great Lakes International Grazing Conference.

Turning research into more tender beef cuts

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Ohio State meat science program concentrates its research on meat palatability and tenderness.

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