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Last man standing: Kamburoff farm succumbs to sprawl

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The last remaining working farm in the city limits of Kent, Ohio, has been sold to a housing developer.

Master Gardener calendars now available

Thursday, February 8, 2001

2001 Garden Calendars coordinated by the Tri-State Area Master Gardener Association are available from Hancock County extension.

Wilderness Center sponsors trip to the Great West

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A tour of Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Bear Tooth Highway, and Cody, Wyo. leaves Sept. 8.

Ad campaign designed to jump start lamb demand

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The American Lamb Council is hoping a new $1.8 million promotional campaign will bolster the sheep industry’s sagging demand.

Media hype raising false expectations for online investors

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Investors around the world are risking losing their investments – lured by aggressive advertising and publicity that tout the lucrative prospects of online investing.

Take this job and shove it

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A letter in response to the Jan. 25 article “The British came awhile ago,” relates it to the old song, “Take this job and shove it”.

Cowmen hope economy keeps rolling

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A slowdown in the general economy and media attention being given to mad cow disease are shadows hanging over the current favorable cattle market.

Meeting for game breeders and hunting preserves

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will hold the Pennsylvania Game Breeders and Hunting Preserves annual meeting, Feb. 25-27.

Daughter gives father special Valentine

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Angela Navis of Akron will be celebrating her Valentine birthday Feb. 14 by donating her kidney to her father, Harry Navis.

Ohio cattle and calf numbers are in

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The number of cattle and calves in Ohio on Jan. 1 was estimated at 1.24 million head, unchanged from last year.

Dinosaur bones found in Madagascar

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Fossils are discovered of a dinosaur new to science, dubbed Masiakasaurus knopfleri it is a long-necked relatively small carnivore, roughly the size of a German Shepherd dog.

Ohio’s swine industry free of pseudorabies

Thursday, February 8, 2001

USDA’s Animal and Plant Inspection Service designates Ohio as pseudorabies virus-free, certifying that every herd in Ohio is free of the virus.

Dred Scott documents now accessible on Web

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A new site has been created to publish Missouri documents chronicling the historically important U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Pecking away at chicken bacterium

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Ohio State researchers looking for answers to a major food-borne illness in the organism’s most common host – chickens.

Extinction is forever: Domestic animal breeds in danger

Thursday, February 8, 2001

New edition of World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity says one third of the domestic animal breeds are currently at risk of extinction.

Sheep and lamb inventory released

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The number of sheep and lambs on Ohio farms on Jan. 1 totaled 142,000 head. This number is 6 percent more than a year ago.

Historical fact adorns bare branches of the family trees

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The Ohio Genealogical Society is the educational and research repository of Ohio genealogical and historical information.

Program focuses on grandparents who raise grandchildren

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The Senior Series Team, a collaborative effort of OSU Extension and the Ohio Department of Aging, is taking part in a national satellite video conference exploring the implications of various forms of custody.

Justice for the justice department

Thursday, February 1, 2001

The nomination of Sen. John Ashcroft as attorney general shows that Bush is serious about cleaning up the justice department.

Dairy of distinction forms due in April

Thursday, February 1, 2001

Pennsylvania dairy farms are invited to apply for this year’s Dairy of Distinction award from the Northeast Dairy Farm Beautification Program.

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