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Penn State ag college offers new degree programs

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is offering a master’s degree and a graduate level advanced certificate in community and economic development.

Private landowners should attend forest wildlife meeting

Thursday, January 4, 2001

A Forest Wildlife Conference will be held Jan. 20 at the Buckeye Joint Vocational School in New Philadelphia.

Rare bronze brings $40,000

Thursday, January 4, 2001

A rare bronze brings $40,000 at the ewolf’s December fine art and fine decorations online auction.

Barbie and friends featured at auction

Thursday, January 4, 2001

A 1959 #1 blonde Ponytail Barbie with reset blonde hair and touched-up face paint sold in her original box with #1 stand for a high bid of $4,100 at a recent McMasters auction.

Second ag easement donated to ODA

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Virgil Hudson donated an agricultural easement on his 100-acre Auglaize County farm to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Cleveland museum exhibit features landscape photos

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Look at the American landscape with new eyes through a photograph exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Western Reserve Historical Society honors Dr. King

Thursday, January 4, 2001

The Western Reserve Historical Society remembers the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at two special events, Jan. 14-15.

Homebuyer’s guide can be foundation for smart decisions

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Home buyers can reach much better decisions if they have accurate information available to them upfront. A new publication provides valuable information on each step in the homebuying process.

Teams of horses and mules lighten the load of logging small woodlots

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Before World War II just about everybody farmed and hauled lumber and cord wood with horses. That love of the heavy horse seems to persist especially in Ohio, the heart of draft horse country in the modern farming era.

Keep calves, heifers healthy during winter

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Calves and heifers experience more disease during the winter than at any other time. What can you do to prevent it?

New regs for large feedlot operations

Thursday, January 4, 2001

EPA’s proposed regulations for large animal feedlot operation pollution control are under fire by the American Farm Bureau.

From papyri pages to the King James

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Bible texts from the 1st century through the Kings James version of 1611 showcase some of the milestones of its earliest history on exhibit at the University of Michigan.

Funding available to eligible Pa. farmers

Thursday, December 28, 2000

The Pennsylvania Nutrient Management Plan Grant Implementation Program is accepting applications until Dec. 29.

Heat with propane or shelled corn?

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Dennis Buffington, professor of agricultural at Penn State, studies when to consider heating by burning corn.

Pork checkoff ballots reviewed

Thursday, December 28, 2000

USDA announced last week that 2,000 pork checkoff referendum ballots initially declared invalid will be reviewed again at the county level to determine whether they can be counted.

A new year’s wish: Common ground

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Editor Susan Crowell talks about when we use the same word, “family farming.”we do not all mean the same thing and about common ground.

Tractor certification course offered in Medina County

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Medina County 4-H will present a six-class tractor certification course Jan. 13 through Feb. 17for those 14-16 who will be operating a tractor over 20-horse power.

Cuyahoga Valley farms resurrected

Thursday, December 28, 2000

The Cuyahoga National Park is re-establishing farming where it was being pursued before the park was created 25 years ago. Proposals for sustainable farming operations are being accepted.

USDA confirms dairy market loss payments

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Recently approved Dairy Market Loss Assistance Payments will be made starting this week.

86 Square a next step in science of genetics

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Texas A&M University has successfully cloned an exact copy of Bull 86, a pregenitor found resistant to most cattle disease.

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