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Ohioan to chair AFBF young farmer committee

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Gary Baldosser, a corn, soybean, wheat and beef producer from Republic, Ohio, was elected 2001 chairman of the American Farm Bureau Federation young farmer and rancher committee.

Bid calling champion is crowned

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The king of chant, the grand champion bid caller in Pennsylvania, hails from western Pennsylvania.

Ohio’s bald eagles head to southern part of the state

Thursday, January 18, 2001

A return of Ohio’s normally harsh winter weather, absent in recent years, is pushing the state’s bald eagle population southward.

A farmer can appreciate the ‘arts’

Thursday, January 11, 2001

This letter writer takes offense to an elected official who considers those who choose to farm unsophisticated country bumpkins.

Record number of rare plants found in Ohio

Thursday, January 11, 2001

An unusually large number of new and rare wild plant species were spotted in Ohio last year.

Avalon Inn hosts 42nd antiques sale

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Thirty-five exhibitors from three states will offer antiques and collectibles at the annual Avalon Inn Antiques Show Jan. 26-28.

Rediscovered folk art of Mayo family, father and son, introduced to public

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The little known work of two generations of a family of central Ohio artists will be featured at the Columbus Museum of Art beginning Jan. 31.

Burton plans 61st Maple Institute

Thursday, January 11, 2001

In Geauga, Ohio’s top ranking county in the production of maple syrup, the season will start as it has for the last 61 years, with the annual Maple Institute Jan. 17.

Simple machines exhibited at Roscoe Village

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Throughout February and March, Historic Roscoe Village will be displaying simple machines used during the canal era in the East Gallery of the Visitor Center.

Car collector buys favorite car of Jackie Kennedy Onassis

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The anonymous buyer purchased the car as a surprise gift for his wife.

Trumbull SWCD initiates watershed project that ignores state lines

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Water quality project could serve as model for other watersheds that cross political boundaries.

Clouded skipper butterfly seen for first time in Ohio

Thursday, January 11, 2001

A type of butterfly known to inhabit portions of Central and South America, as well as New England and the southern states, has been observed in Ohio for the first time on record.

USDA scientists complete livestock genetics project

Thursday, January 11, 2001

USDA scientists have completed a pilot project to decipher segments of cattle and swine genes, paving the way for technologies that will help livestock breeders identify animals with superior qualities.

Don’t make it so easy for thieves to steal your identity

Thursday, January 11, 2001

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Identity theft is a rapidly growing crime. If you didn’t get a paper shredder for Christmas, you might want to buy one, suggests a family economics and financial management educator in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. “One way to stop “dumpster divers” is to shred papers that contain private information,” […]

Visit the Greensburg antiques show

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The well known Greensburg, Pa., Antiques Show runs Jan. 19-21 east of Pittsburgh.

Horses stand cold weather with careful management

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Can horses tolerate winter weather? They can under the owner’s watchful eye. They can withstand temperature down to 13 degrees. Anything below that horses will need more energy to keep themselves warm.

All livestock producers need manure management plan

Thursday, January 11, 2001

By 2008, all livestock farms in Ohio are going to have to have a nutrient management plan in place and be implementing it.

Elder to head ODA’s new livestock division

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has tapped Kevin Elder to lead its new livestock regulatory division.

Innovative Farmers of Ohio will look at financial realities of farming today

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Group’s annual meeting Jan. 27 will spur a look at the bottom line in a new way.

Jury’s still out on high oil corn

Thursday, January 11, 2001

An Ohio State researcher cautions livestock producers to pencil it out first before switching to high oil corn for their rations, due to a good market for feed grade fat.

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