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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.

Underground railroad network on track

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Eligible Underground Railroad sites, educational and interpretive programs, and museum and archival facilities are encouraged to apply for inclusion in the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

Wetland loss slows, but some see new court ruling as step backward

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The same day as the government announces a slow-down in wetland losses, EPA toughens definition of ‘dredging’ to include removal of material from U.S. waters.

Learn to grow your own geraniums

Thursday, January 18, 2001

When starting plants from seed this winter, don’t forget geraniums. While most gardeners purchase their geraniums from garden centers in the spring, growing them from seed is easy and fun.

USDA announces CRP contract extensions

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Certain Conservation Reserve Program participants whose contracts expire Sept. 30, will have an opportunity to extend their contracts for one year.

Antiques show welcomes a record crowd

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Every thing from formal and country furniture, folk and fine art, china, silver, toys, to jewelry and porcelain was offered at the Worthington Historical Society’s biannual antiques show.

Loghurst cabin tours are scheduled through March 22

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Candlelight tours of Loghurst, the oldest log house in the Western Reserve, will begin soon.

Barn Again visits Erie and Geauga counties

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The popular Barn Again! In Ohio will return to northeastern Ohio in 2001 with stops in Erie and Geauga counties.

Meeting addresses game breeders and hunting preserves

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Penn State is hosting a conference for anyone interested in game birds or operating a hunting preserve.

Ohio farm markets under new license program

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Farm markets that sell fresh fruits and vegetables are still exempt from Ohio’s new regulations. But as soon as the market does so much as cut a melon in half with a knife, the market will now require a risk level one food processing license.

Milk bonus does your wallet good

Thursday, January 18, 2001

By adjusting management practices, milk producers could probably obtain bonuses with little or no added production costs.

Visions of the future dance in their heads

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Noble County residents are getting the chance to direct their communities by creating a shared vision of their county’s long-term future and move it in the direction they want.

North coast political collectors to meet

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The North Coast Nostalgia and Political Collectors will hold its 10th annual convention, show and sale Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton Grand Ballroom.

Answers may be blowin’ in the wind

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Wind farming may be an alternative to other power sources.

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