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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.

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.

New Pennsylvania historical markers approved

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has announced 28 new historical markers.

Lest we forget. Was it really as long as that?

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Avenue of Flags in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Hermitage, Pa., is one of the few remaining memorials to that receding American memory of when America was held hostage by Iranian fundamentalist militants.

American buffalo coin to be minted

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The one-dollar silver commemorative coin is based on the celebrated Buffalo nickel, designed by James Earle Fraser and minted from 1913 through 1938.

Pa. Game Commission continues fawn study

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The two-year study became almost an instant hit with the public last year when researchers began posting weekly updates about the study’s unfolding drama on the game commission’s Web site at www.pgc.state.pa.us.

Longhorn ranch opens for public tours

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Dickinson Cattle Co., a family-owned, working Texas Longhorn Ranch, opens its gates for public tours June 1 to Sept. 4.

Potato growers assistance extended

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The new deadline for diverting the potatoes from marketing has been extended to June 12, and producers have from that date until July 13 to sign up.

Viets House hosts military display

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Cortland-Bazetta Historical Museum display features items on loan from area residents.

Massillon Cable to show program featuring veterans

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Memorial Day program is part of the Massillon Celebrates 175 salute to those who have served in the U.S. military.

Outstanding Hiland FFA’ers honored

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Hiland High School FFA recognized its outstanding members at the annual parent-member banquet May 11.

FAO chief calls for biotech acceptance

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Jacques Diouf, director-general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said in a May 14 speech in Stockholm that each GMO application must be fully analyzed on a case-by-case basis.

UN seeks $98 million to improve food safety measures

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization proposed setting up a $98 million fund to help the world’s least developed countries improve the safety and quality of their food products.

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