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Pond weeds getting early start

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Late May and early June are the best times to take preventative action against weeds. The best time to apply aquatic herbicides is when the target plants are actively growing and before they flower and produce seed.

Foot-and-mouth disease hits European farmers’ clout as well as pocketbook

Thursday, June 7, 2001

President of the Belgian farmers union said the economic impact of the disease has been enormous, but psychologically, it has been even worse.

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.”

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.

Churches decline when they abandon traditional niche

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Liberal mainline churches have lost conservative members because they have abandoned that traditional membership niche they once served.

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.

Coast Guard played a role at Pearl Harbor, too

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The new movie, Pearl Harbor, highlights the Navy’s role at the start of America’s involvement in WWII, But don’t forget the Coast Guard’s role.

Farming New Fields: Hambel digs for gold in Glouster

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Southeastern Ohio and eastern Ohio are uniquely suited for cultivating wild herbs like ginseng. At least one Athens County farmer is taking the art of “wildcrafting” herbs very seriously.

Looking for ginseng information?

Thursday, May 31, 2001

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

Geauga Co. tackles foal loss rumors

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Get the details on the causes of equine abortion at a special meeting in Geauga County June 11.

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.

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.

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.

Doolittle Raiders shine in Pearl Harbor

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Actors shared the spotlight with veterans during the premiere of the movie, Pearl Harbor.

Birth order may affect career interests

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A child’s place in the family birth order may play a role in the type of occupations that will interest him or her as an adult.

‘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.

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.

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.

Pa. forestland not hurt by longwall mine subsidence

Thursday, May 31, 2001

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

Cyanide implicated in foal losses

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Wild black cherry trees and Eastern tent caterpillars are to blame for many of the devastating foal losses in central Kentucky.

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