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DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Hazard A Guess: Week of May 31, 2001

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Read it Again: Week of May 31, 2001

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Each week Farm and Dary takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Deersville, a devastated hot dog and dreams

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Family trips tracing the burial plots of loved ones creates lots of memories for Home Living editor Laurie Marlatt Steeb.

Nostalgia on wheels: Classic cars

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Classic car imposters abound, particularly in sunny California. Antique columnist Roy Booth suggests how to tell the wanna-bes from the real thing.

USDA still fumbling with price reporting

Thursday, May 31, 2001

On May 14, AMS discovered a technical error in the computer program for the livestock mandatory price reporting system. Livestock markets were shocked by revelations that the errors had understated prices of boxed beef since the beginning of April.

USDA removes import restrictions for certain European Union countries

Thursday, May 31, 2001

U.S. import restrictions are being lifted for the following EU countries where no cases of foot-and-mouth disease have been reported: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.

‘The stories behind the faces

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Carnegie Museum of Art presents Portrait/Self Portrait: Prints and Drawings from the Museum’s Collections – five centuries of important works on paper.

Senate switch creates new ag chair

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Sen. James Jeffords’ decision to leave the Republican Party has one profound implication for agriculture.

Pa. forestland not hurt by longwall mine subsidence

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Study found only localized subsidence-related stresses in woodlands in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Organic certification funds available; 15 states eligible

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Funds to defray costs of organic certification are available to producers in 15 states.

Ohio Light Opera announces show schedule for 2001

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The Ohio Light Opera Company returns to the College of Wooster with four first-time productions and three traditional favorites.

Northern Ohio wheat at risky stage

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Continued rains at flowering could put wheat at risk for head scab in most of northern Ohio.

Looking for ginseng information?

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Several organizations can give you detailed information on cultivating and marketing wild herbs.

Local auctioneer earns AARE designation

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Auctioneer John Kiko joins the ranks of 237 auctioneers nationwide who have earned the Accredited Auctioneer, Real Estate designation.

Interest in WWII is link to our roots

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The current fascination with WWII goes beyond nostalgia, to a craving for a “watershed, defining, bonding event.”

Indiana bat research in Pa. draws national attention

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Pennsylvania Game Commission researchers have uncovered new information about a longstanding endangered species of bat.

Historical society in Wellsville opens for summer tours

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The Wellsville Historical Society will open its museum for Sunday tours through Aug. 26.

Guest Commentary: Don’t pinch on health insurance

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Even if things are tough on the farm, you cannot afford to be without health insurance.

Erie County Boy Scouts win Pa. Envirothon

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A team from North East High School in Erie County won the 18th annual Pennsylvania State Envirothon.

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