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Fewer wheat acres could boost prices

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The lowest projected winter wheat plantings in 30 years could give some lift to wheat prices by summer harvest.

Scientists develop first transgenic cow clone for mastitis resistance

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Researchers have produced a clone of a pure-bred Jersey cow whose cells may offer a biotechnological defense against mastitis disease.

Ohio wetlands acreage coming back to life

Thursday, January 18, 2001

A partnership between state and federal agencies and Ducks Unlimited has helped restore more than 3,000 acres of wetlands across the Buckeye State in the last decade.

Glass show offers free identification of glass pieces

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Free glass identification will be offered during the 14th annual Classic Glass Show and Sale, Feb. 10, in Eastlake, Ohio.

Series to honor Underground Railroad women

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Through first-person interpretation, meet three historical women who contributed to the success of the Underground Railroad. The program is part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park 2001 Lyceum.

Producers kill pork checkoff

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Pork council files lawsuit to overturn USDA’s decision.

Historical society plans exhibit for creator of Quaker Sam

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The Salem Historical Society is planning a local exhibit of the works of the local artist, Perry Calvin. He may be best known for the beloved character “Quaker Sam” used throughout the community and the Salem School District.

Trumbull SWCD initiates watershed project that ignores state lines

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Water quality project could serve as model for other watersheds that cross political boundaries.

Clouded skipper butterfly seen for first time in Ohio

Thursday, January 11, 2001

A type of butterfly known to inhabit portions of Central and South America, as well as New England and the southern states, has been observed in Ohio for the first time on record.

USDA scientists complete livestock genetics project

Thursday, January 11, 2001

USDA scientists have completed a pilot project to decipher segments of cattle and swine genes, paving the way for technologies that will help livestock breeders identify animals with superior qualities.

Don’t make it so easy for thieves to steal your identity

Thursday, January 11, 2001

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Identity theft is a rapidly growing crime. If you didn’t get a paper shredder for Christmas, you might want to buy one, suggests a family economics and financial management educator in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. “One way to stop “dumpster divers” is to shred papers that contain private information,” […]

Visit the Greensburg antiques show

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The well known Greensburg, Pa., Antiques Show runs Jan. 19-21 east of Pittsburgh.

Horses stand cold weather with careful management

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Can horses tolerate winter weather? They can under the owner’s watchful eye. They can withstand temperature down to 13 degrees. Anything below that horses will need more energy to keep themselves warm.

All livestock producers need manure management plan

Thursday, January 11, 2001

By 2008, all livestock farms in Ohio are going to have to have a nutrient management plan in place and be implementing it.

Elder to head ODA’s new livestock division

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has tapped Kevin Elder to lead its new livestock regulatory division.

Innovative Farmers of Ohio will look at financial realities of farming today

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Group’s annual meeting Jan. 27 will spur a look at the bottom line in a new way.

Jury’s still out on high oil corn

Thursday, January 11, 2001

An Ohio State researcher cautions livestock producers to pencil it out first before switching to high oil corn for their rations, due to a good market for feed grade fat.

Spotlight isn’t just on large farms

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Editor Susan Crowell warns the manure regulations are hitting farms of all sizes, not just the big boys.

Millport yearly weather report

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Here’s what U.S. weather observer Edwin R. Copeland recorded about 2000 weather from his station in southern Columbiana County.

New pests relentless in march on crops

Thursday, January 11, 2001

New pests are finding new ways to destroy crops and destroy producers’ profit margin.

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