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Justice for the justice department

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The nomination of Sen. John Ashcroft as attorney general shows that Bush is serious about cleaning up the justice department.

Dairy of distinction forms due in April

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Pennsylvania dairy farms are invited to apply for this year’s Dairy of Distinction award from the Northeast Dairy Farm Beautification Program.

Pulling lawn tractors sounds fun

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Donovan fan takes a new look at his own lawn tractors.

Earthquake centered near Ashtabula

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Geologists detected a 4.2 magnitude earthquake Jan. 25, the largest earthquake to be registered in Ohio since 1986.

Quality assurance education training

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Training dates for 4-H Quality Assurance Education classes for 2001 are Feb. 22, March 19, and May 31.

Farm Link workshop is for beginners

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Pennsylvania Farm Link’s Beginning Farmer workshop Feb. 17 will emphasize what it takes for a successful farm start-up.

Stark County Corn Club honors members

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Dan Schmucker received special recognition during the 38th annual awards banquet

Natural gas prices hammer farmers

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farmers are facing major input price increases with no immediate sign of relief ahead because of rising production costs associated with natural gas.

How many presidents were Methodists?

Thursday, January 25, 2001

George W. Bush is only the third president officially recognized by the Encyclopedia of World Methodism as a Methodist when he took the oath of office.

Pa. farmers could get a big tax break

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The Pa. Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Farmland Preservation is stepping up its campaign to purchase agricultural conservation easements.

Judge halts termination of pork checkoff

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A federal judge in Michigan has temporarily stopped the pork checkoff from getting dismantled.

Beekeeping help for novice, veteran

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Programs are planned in western Pennsylvania for both the beginning and the experienced beekeeper.

Not enough signatures for beef referendum

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The USDA announced Jan. 17 that not enough valid petitions were received to require a referendum on the beef checkoff.

Biologists give Darby good report card

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Ohio Department of Natural Resources biologists report finding a variety of mussels in the Big Darby Creek.

Opera classes feature guest presenters

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Canton series on the opera is a great opportunity for music lovers to learn more about the opera.

Bush’s plate may be too full for ag issues

Thursday, January 25, 2001

President Bush has so many competing priorities he’s unlikely to advocate major changes in ag policy.

Pa. to build new livestock center

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently released $5.6 million for the construction of a new Pennsylvania Livestock Evaluation Center.

Cows aren’t ordering takeout; they prefer to eat frozen dinners

Thursday, January 25, 2001

More beef cattle are eating frozen food this winter. And that’s good, says a University of Missouri forage specialist.

Science textbook errors speak volumes

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new examination of some of the most widely used middle school physical science textbooks has found texts with egregious errors.

Differing visions

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farm Bureau rep’s comment regarding the Noble County visioning program angers another county resident.

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