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G. Edwin Johnson, ag broadcast pioneer, dies

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ed Johnson, who pioneered ag broadcasts across Ohio, died at his home Feb. 12, 2001.

Clock carried historical twist: Dargate bidders eager for furniture

Thursday, February 15, 2001

A clock made by Jacob Blumer of the family famous for hiding the Liberty Bell during the Revolutionary War sold for $4,950.

Judge rules Vermont flocks must be killed

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Sheep seized in July 2000 after the USDA found transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) disease will now be destroyed.

New book reveals Ohio’s history

Thursday, February 15, 2001

The Documentary Heritage of Ohio has been published by the Ohio University Press.

Alternative agriculture: Harvesting profits from cut flowers

Thursday, February 15, 2001

John Waymire, whose Little Miami Flower Co. has annual cut flower sales of close to a million stems on the wholesale market, will speak at the OEFFA workshop.

Apple varieties: What works in today’s markets

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Apple growers talk about what’s hot and what’s not in their markets at the Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Conference and Ohio Roadside Marketing Conference.

Can we calm the classroom chaos

Thursday, February 15, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on columnist George F. Will’s assessment of the dismal world of K-12 public education

Get tips on how to meet new people

Thursday, February 15, 2001

This six-part series on dating covers topics from meeting new people to strategies for a successful marriage.

Greenhouse workshop includes one-day tour

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association holds alternatives in agriculture workshop on specialty greenhouse production.

Nuisance wheat turns into golden opportunity

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Kiss of Nabisco transforms nuisance wheat variety into a premium identity-preserved grain.

UPI takes over sales facilities in wider area

Thursday, February 15, 2001

United Producers and Southern States Cooperative announce an agreement for UPI to lease and operate livestock facilities owned by Southern States.

Lynd, Buurma honored; growers create scholarships to thank OSU professors

Thursday, February 15, 2001

The Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers and Ohio Roadside Marketing held an awards breakfast at their combined conference Feb. 8 in Toledo.

Ellerman: This is a good time to get into direct marketing

Thursday, February 15, 2001

OSU’s new direct marketing specialist said the potential for direct marketing opportunities is huge for Ohio’s farmers.

Pa. leads the way in farm preservation

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Gov. Ridge proposes $140 million to implement the third year of the “Growing Greener” program in Pennsylvania.

Museum of Ceramics to hold annual spring lecture series

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Series will feature the museum’s collection in storage which has been closed to the public for over 20 years.

Too much milk pushing prices down

Wednesday, February 14, 2001

The USDA expects a 1 percent increase in milk production in 2001.

Dinosaur bones found in Madagascar

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Fossils are discovered of a dinosaur new to science, dubbed Masiakasaurus knopfleri it is a long-necked relatively small carnivore, roughly the size of a German Shepherd dog.

Daughter gives father special Valentine

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Angela Navis of Akron will be celebrating her Valentine birthday Feb. 14 by donating her kidney to her father, Harry Navis.

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.

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.

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