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BSE surveillance must be aggressive

Thursday, January 18, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers the United States must remain vigilant in its efforts to prevent mad cow disease from crossing the Atlantic.

Fewer wheat acres could boost prices

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The lowest projected winter wheat plantings in 30 years could give some lift to wheat prices by summer harvest.

Scientists develop first transgenic cow clone for mastitis resistance

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Researchers have produced a clone of a pure-bred Jersey cow whose cells may offer a biotechnological defense against mastitis disease.

Ohio wetlands acreage coming back to life

Thursday, January 18, 2001

A partnership between state and federal agencies and Ducks Unlimited has helped restore more than 3,000 acres of wetlands across the Buckeye State in the last decade.

Glass show offers free identification of glass pieces

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Free glass identification will be offered during the 14th annual Classic Glass Show and Sale, Feb. 10, in Eastlake, Ohio.

Series to honor Underground Railroad women

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Through first-person interpretation, meet three historical women who contributed to the success of the Underground Railroad. The program is part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park 2001 Lyceum.

Producers kill pork checkoff

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Pork council files lawsuit to overturn USDA’s decision.

Historical society plans exhibit for creator of Quaker Sam

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The Salem Historical Society is planning a local exhibit of the works of the local artist, Perry Calvin. He may be best known for the beloved character “Quaker Sam” used throughout the community and the Salem School District.

Underground railroad network on track

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Eligible Underground Railroad sites, educational and interpretive programs, and museum and archival facilities are encouraged to apply for inclusion in the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

Wetland loss slows, but some see new court ruling as step backward

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The same day as the government announces a slow-down in wetland losses, EPA toughens definition of ‘dredging’ to include removal of material from U.S. waters.

Learn to grow your own geraniums

Thursday, January 18, 2001

When starting plants from seed this winter, don’t forget geraniums. While most gardeners purchase their geraniums from garden centers in the spring, growing them from seed is easy and fun.

USDA announces CRP contract extensions

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Certain Conservation Reserve Program participants whose contracts expire Sept. 30, will have an opportunity to extend their contracts for one year.

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.

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.

Innovative Farmers of Ohio will look at financial realities of farming today

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Group’s annual meeting Jan. 27 will spur a look at the bottom line in a new way.

Jury’s still out on high oil corn

Thursday, January 11, 2001

An Ohio State researcher cautions livestock producers to pencil it out first before switching to high oil corn for their rations, due to a good market for feed grade fat.

Spotlight isn’t just on large farms

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Editor Susan Crowell warns the manure regulations are hitting farms of all sizes, not just the big boys.

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