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Ohio’s swine industry free of pseudorabies

Thursday, February 8, 2001

USDA’s Animal and Plant Inspection Service designates Ohio as pseudorabies virus-free, certifying that every herd in Ohio is free of the virus.

Dred Scott documents now accessible on Web

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A new site has been created to publish Missouri documents chronicling the historically important U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Pecking away at chicken bacterium

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Ohio State researchers looking for answers to a major food-borne illness in the organism’s most common host – chickens.

Extinction is forever: Domestic animal breeds in danger

Thursday, February 8, 2001

New edition of World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity says one third of the domestic animal breeds are currently at risk of extinction.

Sheep and lamb inventory released

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The number of sheep and lambs on Ohio farms on Jan. 1 totaled 142,000 head. This number is 6 percent more than a year ago.

Historical fact adorns bare branches of the family trees

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The Ohio Genealogical Society is the educational and research repository of Ohio genealogical and historical information.

Sheep producers earn $20 million

Thursday, February 8, 2001

U.S.D.A. reports Lamb Meat Adjustment Assistance payments at the 2001 American Sheep Industry Association annual convention.

How does your energy knowledge rate?

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Take a few minutes to test your knowledge of energy-related issues with this quiz from the Energy Information Administration.

Answers are based on data collected by the Energy Information Administration through December 2000. You’ll find them following the questions.

Take this job and shove it

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A letter in response to the Jan. 25 article “The British came awhile ago,” relates it to the old song, “Take this job and shove it”.

Corn is not the only ethanol king

Thursday, February 8, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the possibilities of ethanol from multiple biomass sources.

Learn all about Quaker Sam

Thursday, February 8, 2001

John Cabas, former coach at Salem, will be at the Salem Historical Society Feb. 11 for Quaker Sam display.

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

Beyond the commodity mind-set

Thursday, February 1, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on economist Peter Goldsmith’s advice to producers to break out of the commodity mind-set and grab more of the food chain.

Farmers push promised tax reform and farmstead exclusions

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau is urging local members to pass petitions aimed at forcing school district boards to adopt Act 50.

Tiffany lamp brings $26,450 in online auction

Thursday, February 1, 2001

ewolfs’ January art and antiques auction drew a final bid of $26,450 on a Tiffany Turtleback Glass Pendant Shade lamp.

Farmers working together can change agriculture

Thursday, February 1, 2001

University of Minnesota agricultural economist Richard Levins was keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Innovative Farmers of Ohio annual meeting Jan 27 at Wooster.

Food Quality Protection Act speeded up

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The American Farm Bureau Federation calls last-minute settlement to speeds up EPA’s implementation “a slap in the face to ranchers and farmers.

Who benefits from Lasik eye surgery?

Thursday, February 1, 2001

U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the American Academy of Ophthalmology issue publication on facts about the corrective surgery.

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