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Thursday, November 30, 2000

Farm and Dairy is updating its listings for the eighth edition of the Agri-Book, the only comprehensive directory of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and national agricultural associations and agencies.

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.

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.

Changing dairy industry needs to focus on biosecurity

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The expansion of individual dairy operations has made biosecurity a top priority of many 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.

Special holiday weekend set at Malabar Farm

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The former home of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Louis Bromfield will be host special holiday events this month.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Book pokes fun at that rusty iron

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Here’s the perfect gift for that antique tractor lover on your list.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Program mixes farms and computers

Thursday, November 30, 2000

An ag computer seminar will be offered at two locations this month in western Pennsylvania.

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.

Ohioan conducting appraisal clinic in Massachusetts

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Antiques appraiser Jeffrey E. Whiteside will hold an appraisal at the Country Peddler Show in Sturbridge, Mass.

No sales pitch at this Web site

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Surprise! An Internet gift site that doesn’t sell gifts!

Junior Grange royalty begin reign

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Ohio State Grange junior royalty were crowned at the junior pageant during the 128th annual Ohio State Grange convention.

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