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Brown Swiss in high demand

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Rita Kennedy, Butler, Pa., a member of the national Brown Swiss Association Board, reports on annual board meeting.

Penn-Ohio Boat Show sails into Eastwood Expo

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The 15th annual Penn-Ohio Boat Show will be held Feb. 2-4 in Niles featuring fishing tackle and pro anglers.

Pulling lawn tractors sounds fun

Thursday, February 1, 2001

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

Christmas tree management course set

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Penn State’s 2001 Christmas Tree Management Short Course will be held Feb. 21-22.

Early 2001 hog prices will dip, but fall prices harder to predict

Thursday, January 25, 2001

If hog slaughter increases 4 percent to 5 percent this fall, compared to fall 2000, widening spreads between live hog and wholesale pork values will likely result in Iowa-southern Minnesota hog prices averaging in the upper $20s.

W.Va. direct marketing conference spotlights diversification opportunities

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The West Virginia Direct Marketing Association’s annual conference will be held at the Ramada-Downtown in Wheeling Feb. 2 and 3.

Forest management needs attention

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Who’s running the nation’s forest management program? Editor Susan Crowell questions recent decisions made in Washington.

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.

Fuel-efficient vehicles are possible

Thursday, January 25, 2001

If they can develop a small piece of plastic you use to talk to people half way around the world, then battery-operated vehicles, with small engines running generators to recharge these batteries, could produce vehicles that would travel 200 miles per gallon.

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.

Fuel-efficient vehicles are possible

Thursday, January 25, 2001

If they can develop a small piece of plastic you use to talk to people half way around the world, then battery-operated vehicles, with small engines running generators to recharge these batteries, could produce vehicles that would travel 200 miles per gallon.

Differing visions

Thursday, January 25, 2001

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

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.

Holstein USA CEO resigns

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Stephen R. Kerr, executive secretary and CEO of Holstein Association USA, submitted his resignation to the association board last week.

Natural gas prices hammer farmers

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farmers are facing major input price increases with no immediate sign of relief ahead because of rising production costs associated with natural gas.

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.

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.

Judge halts termination of pork checkoff

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A federal judge in Michigan has temporarily stopped the pork checkoff from getting dismantled.

Beekeeping help for novice, veteran

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Programs are planned in western Pennsylvania for both the beginning and the experienced beekeeper.

Not enough signatures for beef referendum

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The USDA announced Jan. 17 that not enough valid petitions were received to require a referendum on the beef checkoff.

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