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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Highboy is top-selling item

Thursday, February 1, 2001

A mahogany Chippendale bonnet-top highboy was the top-selling item at an auction by Nick Verbus and Mike Dinse, selling for $4,500.

Pulling lawn tractors sounds fun

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Donovan fan takes a new look at his own lawn tractors.

Stark County Corn Club honors members

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Dan Schmucker received special recognition during the 38th annual awards banquet

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.

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.

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.

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.

How many presidents were Methodists?

Thursday, January 25, 2001

George W. Bush is only the third president officially recognized by the Encyclopedia of World Methodism as a Methodist when he took the oath of office.

Science textbook errors speak volumes

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new examination of some of the most widely used middle school physical science textbooks has found texts with egregious errors.

Exhibit tells history of fire fighting

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new exhibit at the Arms Family Museum of Local History in Youngstown outlines the history of firefighting in the Mahoning Valley from the formation of its earliest companies to the present.

Win a youth ATV: Power Show Ohio filled to capacity

Thursday, January 25, 2001

More than 260 farm, construction and outdoor power equipment exhibitors will fill four buildings on the state fairgrounds at this year’s Power Show Ohio, Jan. 26, 27 and 28.

Opera classes feature guest presenters

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Canton series on the opera is a great opportunity for music lovers to learn more about the opera.

Farming New Fields: Meat market secures farm’s future

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Six generations of Moores have their Mahoning County farm and its market enterprises changing.

Differing visions

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farm Bureau rep’s comment regarding the Noble County visioning program angers another county resident.

Pa. farmers could get a big tax break

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The Pa. Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Farmland Preservation is stepping up its campaign to purchase agricultural conservation easements.

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