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McClure unseats OFB president in state leadership shake-up

Thursday, December 7, 2000

An unprecedented leadership challenge at the Ohio Farm Bureau resulted in the seating of a new president.

Sales of diazinon phased out by 2004

Thursday, December 7, 2000

One manufacturer of the insecticide diazinon plans to shut down its production.

Learning low-tech production production

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The All-Ohio Growers Roundtables, a series of three, one-day roundtable discussions on fruit and vegetable production and on growing for the produce auctions, will be held on three Wednesdays in January and February in northcentral Ohio.

Soybean market goes crazy over ‘mad cow’ news

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Europe’s regulatory reaction to control “mad cow” disease could benefit U.S. soybean growers.

Akron Antique Market will open December 9

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Akron Antique Market will be held Dec. 9-10 at the Summit County Fairgrounds.

West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Story of state’s heritage told in design

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Handmade bed quilts are windows into the past. A newly published book profiles West Virginia quilts and quiltmakers.

Christmas customs recaptured for Loghurst

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The oldest log house in northeast Ohio is decked out for the holidays.

Keep politics out of church and vice versa

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Americans must break from our chronic apathy and complacency so we can confront the carnal chaos surrounding the recent attempt to elect a president of the United States.

Don’t sign contracts regarding crop genetic content

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Farmers should use extreme caution before signing any contracts regarding the genetic content of crop varieties or hybrids.

Find the Christmas spirit at Reeves Victorian Home

Thursday, December 7, 2000

DOVER, Ohio – The J.E. Reeves Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum, located at 325 East Iron Avenue in Dover, is decorated for Christmas and open for tours through Dec. 22 from 12-8 p.m. daily. Each of the 17 rooms of the mansion are adorned with new decorations. All tours are guided and begin in […]

Historical patterns could be a good predictor of soybean and corn prices

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Based on history, the odds of a cash corn price above $3 are about 18 percent.

Keep politics out of church and vice versa

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Americans must break from our chronic apathy and complacency so we can confront the carnal chaos surrounding the recent attempt to elect a president of the United States.

OFB taking new steps to shape debate

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Ohio Farm Bureau kicked off three initiatives designed to respond to the changes taking place within agriculture.

Harkin calls for StarLink compensation

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Sen. Tom Harkin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, is calling on the Clinton administration to make sure farmers aren’t left holding an expensive bag in the wake of the StarLink corn losses.

Without El Ni

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A six-month weather forecast now is about as reliable as the prediction on the Florida election, says Tony Lupo, University of Missouri climatologist.

Hog profit margins slim as supply expands

Thursday, November 30, 2000

USDA says more pork is on the way, and that means tighter margins for pork producers.

Idora Park display comes to Salem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Idora Park Museum Committee is preserving the memory of Idora Park, now defunct, in Youngstown, Ohio, through traveling displays.

Internet helps find roots of family trees

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Internet has transformed the time-consuming effort of researching genealogy into a speedy search.

Kent planetarium to explore Star of Bethlehem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The nighttime sky as seen from the Holy Land in the year 6 B.C. will be recreated when the Kent State University Planetarium holds its annual Star of Bethlehem show.

Produce growers test high tunnels

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Low technology high tunnels are popping up in Pennsylvania. These single-car garage-size structures are covered with clear plastic sheeting.

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