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Soybean market goes crazy over ‘mad cow’ news

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Europe’s regulatory reaction to control “mad cow” disease could benefit U.S. soybean growers.

Akron Antique Market will open December 9

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Akron Antique Market will be held Dec. 9-10 at the Summit County Fairgrounds.

West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Story of state’s heritage told in design

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Handmade bed quilts are windows into the past. A newly published book profiles West Virginia quilts and quiltmakers.

Christmas customs recaptured for Loghurst

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The oldest log house in northeast Ohio is decked out for the holidays.

Keep politics out of church and vice versa

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Americans must break from our chronic apathy and complacency so we can confront the carnal chaos surrounding the recent attempt to elect a president of the United States.

Don’t sign contracts regarding crop genetic content

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Farmers should use extreme caution before signing any contracts regarding the genetic content of crop varieties or hybrids.

Find the Christmas spirit at Reeves Victorian Home

Thursday, December 7, 2000

DOVER, Ohio – The J.E. Reeves Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum, located at 325 East Iron Avenue in Dover, is decorated for Christmas and open for tours through Dec. 22 from 12-8 p.m. daily. Each of the 17 rooms of the mansion are adorned with new decorations. All tours are guided and begin in […]

Historical patterns could be a good predictor of soybean and corn prices

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Based on history, the odds of a cash corn price above $3 are about 18 percent.

Garst finds Cry9C protein in non-StarLink corn variety

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Limited quantities of a single, non-StarLink corn hybrid produced by Garst in 1998 appear to contain a small percentage of the Cry9C protein.

These trees and shrubs are really for the birds

Thursday, November 30, 2000

If you want to attract birds to the landscape, trees and shrubs that provide food during the winter months are extremely important.

Grammers earn Mahoning SWCD honor

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Bill and Debbie Grammer of North Benton received this year’s Goodyear Conservation Farmer of the Year award from the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District.

Tips for helping children of divorce during holidays

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Children of divorced parents often find the holidays the most trying time of the year. But parents can do much to alleviate the stress.

Harkin calls for StarLink compensation

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Sen. Tom Harkin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, is calling on the Clinton administration to make sure farmers aren’t left holding an expensive bag in the wake of the StarLink corn losses.

Without El Ni

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A six-month weather forecast now is about as reliable as the prediction on the Florida election, says Tony Lupo, University of Missouri climatologist.

Hog profit margins slim as supply expands

Thursday, November 30, 2000

USDA says more pork is on the way, and that means tighter margins for pork producers.

Idora Park display comes to Salem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Idora Park Museum Committee is preserving the memory of Idora Park, now defunct, in Youngstown, Ohio, through traveling displays.

Internet helps find roots of family trees

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Internet has transformed the time-consuming effort of researching genealogy into a speedy search.

Kent planetarium to explore Star of Bethlehem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The nighttime sky as seen from the Holy Land in the year 6 B.C. will be recreated when the Kent State University Planetarium holds its annual Star of Bethlehem show.

Produce growers test high tunnels

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Low technology high tunnels are popping up in Pennsylvania. These single-car garage-size structures are covered with clear plastic sheeting.

Monsanto CEO pledges more biotech responsibility

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Monsanto will take greater strides in establishing biotech credibility, vows company CEO Hendrik A. Verfaillie.

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