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Work of Niles area artists and authors is special display

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A special open house display featuring the work of Niles area artists and authors will be on exhibit at the Niles Historical Society for the next two months.

At Cincinnati History Museum: Napoleon, Egypt reunited for exhibit

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Napoleon in Egypt, a history exhibit exploring the time the French conqueror spent in one of the world’s greatest civilizations, will open March 3 at the Cincinnati History Museum.

Lack of standards prove costly to farmers: Labeling GM food could add trust

Thursday, February 22, 2001

More than 80 percent of U.S. consumers want GM food labeled. Consumer scientist says farmers should want that, too.

Where’s the ‘teach’ in teacher?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Steve Badgett of Berlin Center, Ohio, calls for the complete dismantling of the Ohio Proficiency Test.

Baby boomers looking at eye disease

Thursday, February 22, 2001

In the dawn of the 21st century, 76 million baby boomers born between 1946 and 1961 face the prospect of age-related macular degeneration.

Malabar Farm festival features maple syrup

Thursday, February 22, 2001

The 25th annual Maple Syrup Festival is March 3-4 and 10-11, from noon to 4 p.m. daily.

Birds from around the country will fly into the Ohio Expo Center for the Mid-American

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Exotic Bird Show to be held Feb. 25 in the Rhodes Center.

Ohio Forage conference aims high

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Ed Ballard, animal systems educator from the University of Illinois, and a host of diverse Ohio producers will speak at Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council annual conference March 2.

Can we calm the classroom chaos

Thursday, February 15, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on columnist George F. Will’s assessment of the dismal world of K-12 public education

Museum of Ceramics to hold annual spring lecture series

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Series will feature the museum’s collection in storage which has been closed to the public for over 20 years.

Alternative agriculture: Harvesting profits from cut flowers

Thursday, February 15, 2001

John Waymire, whose Little Miami Flower Co. has annual cut flower sales of close to a million stems on the wholesale market, will speak at the OEFFA workshop.

New book reveals Ohio’s history

Thursday, February 15, 2001

The Documentary Heritage of Ohio has been published by the Ohio University Press.

Apple varieties: What works in today’s markets

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Apple growers talk about what’s hot and what’s not in their markets at the Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Conference and Ohio Roadside Marketing Conference.

Pa. leads the way in farm preservation

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Gov. Ridge proposes $140 million to implement the third year of the “Growing Greener” program in Pennsylvania.

Ellerman: This is a good time to get into direct marketing

Thursday, February 15, 2001

OSU’s new direct marketing specialist said the potential for direct marketing opportunities is huge for Ohio’s farmers.

UPI takes over sales facilities in wider area

Thursday, February 15, 2001

United Producers and Southern States Cooperative announce an agreement for UPI to lease and operate livestock facilities owned by Southern States.

Lynd, Buurma honored; growers create scholarships to thank OSU professors

Thursday, February 15, 2001

The Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers and Ohio Roadside Marketing held an awards breakfast at their combined conference Feb. 8 in Toledo.

Nuisance wheat turns into golden opportunity

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Kiss of Nabisco transforms nuisance wheat variety into a premium identity-preserved grain.

Clock carried historical twist: Dargate bidders eager for furniture

Thursday, February 15, 2001

A clock made by Jacob Blumer of the family famous for hiding the Liberty Bell during the Revolutionary War sold for $4,950.

G. Edwin Johnson, ag broadcast pioneer, dies

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ed Johnson, who pioneered ag broadcasts across Ohio, died at his home Feb. 12, 2001.

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