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.
The Beaver-Lawrence Holstein Club celebrated its 50th anniversary with a special historical timeline.
Columbiana County volunteer Jean Rhodes recently received one of four Ohio Extension Agents Association Appreciation Awards presented statewide for 2000.
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.
The USDA reached an agreement with pork producers’ groups to allow the pork checkoff to continue if the National Pork Board severs its ties to the National Pork Producers Council.
A new book chronicling both the successes and struggles that have been part of the author’s daughter’s move from her own isolated “nirvana” to the outside world.
A three-day program provideing 25 hours of intensive training in woodland management will be offered in Noble County.
The 14th Ohio Beef Expo will be held March 16-18 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.
The NAFTA nations have concluded that Brazil has taken sound measures to prevent the introduction and spread of bovine encephalopathy.
The Mariners” Museum at Newport News, Va., will have Women and the Sea on exhibit from March 17 through Jan. 6, 2002.
The toy show and sale featuring a kiddy tractor pull and an antique tractor display will be March 11 at Union Local High School.
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.
A recent fire in a John Deere Equipment Division leased facility north of Davenport, Iowa, caused extensive damage.
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.
Is life expectancy accelerating? Researchers say 85 years is still the upper limit.
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public hearing March 13 to accept comments about the draft permit for the DeVries Dairy Farm, a proposed operation of 2,500 cows in Marion County.
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.
It’s best to keep it simple. Parents’ instinctive use of isolated words may help babies learn language.
Ohio State meat science program concentrates its research on meat palatability and tenderness.
The Pennsylvania Junior Cattlemen’s Association will hold it 11th annual junior steer and heifer preview show at the Pennsylvania Beef Expo at the Penn State Ag Arean in State College.