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John Parker to receive Distinguished Ag Alumni Award

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Eight OSU College of Agriculture alumni will receive the 2001 awards honoring their accomplishments at the Feb. 24 annual alumni luncheon.

Mann Library unveils rare ag books

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Cornell University has established a Web site devoted to making available full-text copies of more than 800 important agricultural texts.

Web privacy could be in jeopardy due to Web browser

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A “timing attack.” can explore the contents of the visiting browser’s “cache” of recent activities and plant “cache cookies.”

Last man standing: Kamburoff farm succumbs to sprawl

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The last remaining working farm in the city limits of Kent, Ohio, has been sold to a housing developer.

Master Gardener calendars now available

Thursday, February 8, 2001

2001 Garden Calendars coordinated by the Tri-State Area Master Gardener Association are available from Hancock County extension.

Wilderness Center sponsors trip to the Great West

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A tour of Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Bear Tooth Highway, and Cody, Wyo. leaves Sept. 8.

Ad campaign designed to jump start lamb demand

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The American Lamb Council is hoping a new $1.8 million promotional campaign will bolster the sheep industry’s sagging demand.

Media hype raising false expectations for online investors

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Investors around the world are risking losing their investments – lured by aggressive advertising and publicity that tout the lucrative prospects of online investing.

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”.

Cowmen hope economy keeps rolling

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A slowdown in the general economy and media attention being given to mad cow disease are shadows hanging over the current favorable cattle market.

Meeting for game breeders and hunting preserves

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will hold the Pennsylvania Game Breeders and Hunting Preserves annual meeting, Feb. 25-27.

Working to improve rural vision

Thursday, February 1, 2001

George Slater explains the position of the Ohio Farmers Union in support of the Nobel County visioning program.

Soured grapes: Grower wants his debt repaid

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Ashtabula County wine grape grower Gene Sigel thinks the Grape Industries Program of the ODA owes him almost $50,000 for grape vines he has planted. A legal opinion to the Grape Industries Committee advises that the committee’s program was never legal.

Is Ohio earthquake prone?

Thursday, February 1, 2001

At least 14 moderate-size earthquakes have caused minor to moderate damage in Ohio.

Let a smile be your umbrella: a way to bridge the political chasm

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Columnist Dale Wildman writes looks with approval at the bipartisian appeal of President George W. Bush and at the need for political civility.

USDA funds lamb and goat marketing project

Thursday, February 1, 2001

A marketing network for lamb and goat producers in the Northeast, from Maine to West Virginia, is being created at Cornell University.

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.

Multi-state grazing conference set

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The sixth Great Lakes International Grazing Conference will be Feb. 12-13, at the Shipshewana Antique Auction Barn in Shipshewana, Ind.

USDA revises Swiss cheese standards

Thursday, February 1, 2001

As of Feb. 22, producers will get Grade A prices for Swiss cheese with smaller eyes or holes.

Ohioans have lots of boating opportunities, even in winter

Thursday, February 1, 2001

A whole series of boat and travel shows, that opened with the January Cincinnati Travel, Sports and Boat Show and the Mid America Sail and Power Board Show in Cleveland, will be held between now and April 1

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