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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.

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.

Ohio hog inventory up from last quarter

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Ohio hog producers had over 1.5 million hogs on hand Dec. 1, up 2 percent from a year earlier, and 6 percent above last quarter.

OSU Corn Performance Trial results

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Fresh off the press and ready for a long winter’s night read is Ohio State’s 2000 Corn Performance Trials results.

Pa. Farm Show to mark 85th year January 6-11

Thursday, January 4, 2001

The largest indoor agricultural event in America will run Saturday, Jan. 6, to Thursday, Jan. 11, at the state Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.

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?

Final organic product standards released

Thursday, December 28, 2000

After months of work and 300,000 public comments, USDA has released national standards for organically grown products.

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