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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,” […]

A farmer can appreciate the ‘arts’

Thursday, January 11, 2001

This letter writer takes offense to an elected official who considers those who choose to farm unsophisticated country bumpkins.

Elder to head ODA’s new livestock division

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has tapped Kevin Elder to lead its new livestock regulatory division.

A farmer can appreciate the ‘arts’

Thursday, January 11, 2001

This letter writer takes offense to an elected official who considers those who choose to farm unsophisticated country bumpkins.

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.

New corn viruses raise their ugly heads

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Ohio State researchers have discovered two new corn viruses, one which remains to be identified.

Weather, everybody talks about it, but it keeps on doing things its own way

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Climatologist James Newman thinks this winter will be colder and snowier, but by spring, temperatures and moisture will be about normal.

Trumbull SWCD initiates watershed project that ignores state lines

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Water quality project could serve as model for other watersheds that cross political boundaries.

Official scorers say Ohio deer a record

Thursday, January 11, 2001

A white-tailed deer killed last fall in Greene County is an Ohio record and, if approved by national scoring organizations, could also be the largest deer ever taken by a hunter in the world.

Simple machines exhibited at Roscoe Village

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Throughout February and March, Historic Roscoe Village will be displaying simple machines used during the canal era in the East Gallery of the Visitor Center.

Ohio Cattlemen’s Association looks to the future of Ohio’s beef industry

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association is looking ahead to a new national administration and new local and national officers in the beef industry. Complete convention wrapup.

The future of Ohio’s beef industry brings tough decisions and hard work

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Although times are good, the future of the beef industry is uncertain, and Ohio producers will have to work hard to increase the demand for beef.

Burton plans 61st Maple Institute

Thursday, January 11, 2001

In Geauga, Ohio’s top ranking county in the production of maple syrup, the season will start as it has for the last 61 years, with the annual Maple Institute Jan. 17.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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