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Hog profit margins slim as supply expands

Thursday, November 30, 2000

USDA says more pork is on the way, and that means tighter margins for pork producers.

Grammers earn Mahoning SWCD honor

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Bill and Debbie Grammer of North Benton received this year’s Goodyear Conservation Farmer of the Year award from the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District.

Kent planetarium to explore Star of Bethlehem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The nighttime sky as seen from the Holy Land in the year 6 B.C. will be recreated when the Kent State University Planetarium holds its annual Star of Bethlehem show.

Book pokes fun at that rusty iron

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Here’s the perfect gift for that antique tractor lover on your list.

These trees and shrubs are really for the birds

Thursday, November 30, 2000

If you want to attract birds to the landscape, trees and shrubs that provide food during the winter months are extremely important.

Produce growers test high tunnels

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Low technology high tunnels are popping up in Pennsylvania. These single-car garage-size structures are covered with clear plastic sheeting.

Garst finds Cry9C protein in non-StarLink corn variety

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Limited quantities of a single, non-StarLink corn hybrid produced by Garst in 1998 appear to contain a small percentage of the Cry9C protein.

Internet helps find roots of family trees

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Internet has transformed the time-consuming effort of researching genealogy into a speedy search.

Program mixes farms and computers

Thursday, November 30, 2000

An ag computer seminar will be offered at two locations this month in western Pennsylvania.

Laughter is indeed the best medicine

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Laughter, along with an active sense of humor, may help protect you against a heart attack. A new study by cardiologists at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore is the first to indicate that laughter may help prevent heart disease. The researchers found that people with heart disease were […]

Mount Pleasant Historical Society hosts holiday walk

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

The Mount Pleasant Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas Walk, Dec. 2-3.

No sales pitch at this Web site

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Surprise! An Internet gift site that doesn’t sell gifts!

Ohioan conducting appraisal clinic in Massachusetts

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Antiques appraiser Jeffrey E. Whiteside will hold an appraisal at the Country Peddler Show in Sturbridge, Mass.

Junior Grange royalty begin reign

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Ohio State Grange junior royalty were crowned at the junior pageant during the 128th annual Ohio State Grange convention.

Pa. Farm Bureau delegates push for contract legislation

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Pa. Farm Bureau members are seeking an Agricultural Fair Practices Act for farmers who operate under contract. Similar efforts are under way in several Midwestern states.

Livestock regulation bill moves to governor’s desk

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

After five tries, the Ohio measure to take firm control over large animal facilities is now on its way to Gov. Bob Taft.

One of the first in the alpaca business, Ohioan now a leader in the field

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Anthony Stachowski of Mantua, in northeastern Ohio, was one of the first people to own alpacas in the United States.

Nitrogen trading moves into limelight

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Hold the carbon credit trading schemes. Now shoving its way into the climate change limelight is nitrogen trading, says Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell.

See the season’s hustle and bustle through a child’s eyes

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Is all the holiday season’s running around really fun for your children?

Sights, sounds, and smells of holidays in historic Avon

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Avon’s historic French Creek District will hold its 21st annual Candlelight Weekend beginning Dec. 1.

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