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Farmers could hold powerful solution

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Research at The University of Tennessee has focused on the economic feasibility of growing biomass crops for energy production.

Potato chips: No pig can eat just one

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Two Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute researchers found that it doesn’t matter if it’s barbecue, sour cream and onion, or plain – potato chips are the snack of choice for pigs.

Genomics is the next agricultural revolution

Thursday, February 22, 2001

The GMO revolution promises a long-lasting and favorable impact on agriculture worldwide.

Rare collection of Lionel trains auctioned by DeFina

Thursday, February 22, 2001

DeFina Auctions hosted the sale of the lifetime collection of Lionel model trains from the estate of the late John Brenner.

Small-scale cider producers benefit from FDA approval of UV processing

Thursday, February 22, 2001

FDA approval of ultraviolet light processing to reduce pathogens for all fruit and vegetable juices could be a big boost to small cider producers.

Holstein distinguished junior members named at Pa. junior Holstein meeting

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Awards were made at the 2001 Junior Holstein Association state convention Feb. 2-4 in West Middlesex, Pa.

Sewing Smorgasbord: PBS show host to teach two classes

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Shirley Adams, host ofthe television show The Sewing Connection aired on PBS, will be a guest teacher at Sewing Smorgasbord sponsored by Ohio State University Extension that will offer 18 sewing-related classes.

Agland Co-op honors its top dairy customers

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Agland Co-op held its third annual dairy appreciation and awards banquet.

Is this a date or a relationship?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

This six-part series on dating covers topics from meeting new people to strategies for a successful marriage.

Where’s the ‘teach’ in teacher?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Steve Badgett of Berlin Center, Ohio, calls for the complete dismantling of the Ohio Proficiency Test.

Are you ready for retirement?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Most say they are either very confident or at least somewhat confident that they will spend all of their retirement years in financial security. A financial-management specialist, expresses doubt.

It took a winch, but he’s okay

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A 26-year-old retired Appaloosa being kept by Mary Jo Modzeldwski of Burgettstown, Pa., ventured onto a footbridge where it had never gone before and fell through. It took a tow truck to get him out.

G. Edwin Johnson, ag broadcast pioneer, dies

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ed Johnson, who pioneered ag broadcasts across Ohio, died at his home Feb. 12, 2001.

Get tips on how to meet new people

Thursday, February 15, 2001

This six-part series on dating covers topics from meeting new people to strategies for a successful marriage.

Greenhouse workshop includes one-day tour

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association holds alternatives in agriculture workshop on specialty greenhouse production.

Judge rules Vermont flocks must be killed

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Sheep seized in July 2000 after the USDA found transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) disease will now be destroyed.

Can we calm the classroom chaos

Thursday, February 15, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on columnist George F. Will’s assessment of the dismal world of K-12 public education

Museum of Ceramics to hold annual spring lecture series

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Series will feature the museum’s collection in storage which has been closed to the public for over 20 years.

Alternative agriculture: Harvesting profits from cut flowers

Thursday, February 15, 2001

John Waymire, whose Little Miami Flower Co. has annual cut flower sales of close to a million stems on the wholesale market, will speak at the OEFFA workshop.

New book reveals Ohio’s history

Thursday, February 15, 2001

The Documentary Heritage of Ohio has been published by the Ohio University Press.

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