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Explore the myths and facts of women and the sea

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The Mariners” Museum at Newport News, Va., will have Women and the Sea on exhibit from March 17 through Jan. 6, 2002.

Red meat can be part of a healthy diet

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A recently published study confirms that including lean red meat in a heart-healthy diet can positively impact blood cholesterol levels.

Pa. Holstein sale averages $3,177

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Pennsylvania Holstein convention sale was Feb. 22 at the Radisson Inn in West Middlesex.

Fire won’t impact John Deere spring product offering

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A recent fire in a John Deere Equipment Division leased facility north of Davenport, Iowa, caused extensive damage.

U.S., Canada lift ban on Brazilian beef

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The NAFTA nations have concluded that Brazil has taken sound measures to prevent the introduction and spread of bovine encephalopathy.

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.

If you have access to wood, it can save on heating bills

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Hard maple and oak have about 23 million Btu per cord, woods like aspen and basswood average about 16 million Btu per cord, and conifers like jack or red pine will be 12 million Btu or lower.

Court ruling no surprise

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Salem reader comments on the Columbiana County Budget Commission’s failure to respect the law.

Britain staggers with foot-and-mouth disease

Thursday, March 1, 2001

A widespread outbreak has put much of that country under quarantine while thousands of animals are being destroyed. An immediate ban was imposed on animal products being imported into the United States from Britain.

Ohio Beef Expo: A roundup of shows, sales and seminars

Thursday, March 1, 2001

The 14th Ohio Beef Expo will be held March 16-18 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.

Conference brings collective farmer bargaining to the forefront

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur will keynote the first Conference on CLOUT (Cooperation and Linking Offer Unbeatable Transactions) March 16-17 on the campus of Iowa State University.

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