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Debunking myths about medicine during Civil War

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the war and of the way huge numbers of wounded were cared for.

What qualifies as a family farm?

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Guest commentator Richard Levins, professor and extension agricultural economist at the University of Minnesota and a senior fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, writes about the critical definition of “family” farms.

Gypsy moths moving closer to oak groves

Thursday, June 28, 2001

This year 43 of Ohio’s 88 counties are under quarantine, which means they are infested and all nursery stock and timber must be inspected before exported out of those counties.

Edible plastics for bales? Corn zein used to make wrapping films

Thursday, June 28, 2001

An Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.

Zoar Village to demonstrate how life used to be

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Costumed volunteer interpreters will be stationed in each of the village’s 10 museum buildings July 7-8, to give visitors a glimpse of daily life in this former religious communal society.

Biosecurity precautions vary from fair to fair

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Fair and expo officials from the World Dairy Expo to the county fair level have been thinking about foot-and-mouth disease since the outbreak in Europe started in late February, but there isn’t any unified response.

Columbiana County Ag Hall of Fame accepting nominees

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The Columbiana County Historical Association and the Columbiana County Agricultural Society are accepting nominations for the second class of inductees to the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Unique Dutch Village Inn now open in Columbiana

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Some of Ohio’s finest craftsmen have been involved in producing furniture, moldings, railings and fireplaces for the Inn.

Each of the six wings of The Dutch Village Inn has its own theme: Shaker, primitive, colonial, mission, cottage or Victorian.

Portraits in Progress: Cutting family ties to move farm 300 miles

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The Stoltzfus family moved Pennwood Farm from Lancaster County to Somerset County, Pa., to gain the room it needed to expand and modernize the dairy.

Famous Tucker automobile makes a rare appearance

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Swigart Antique Auto Museum hosts 2001 Tucker Club of America’s annual convention.

We are short on common sense

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Reader disputes role of legislation and regulation in effective accidental injury reduction.

Portraits in Progress: Equine industry making strides in Ohio

Thursday, June 21, 2001

According to a 1997 study by the American Horse Council Foundation, Ohio ranked seventh in the nation for number of horses and economic benefits from the equine industry. In that year alone, the equine industry directly added $776 million to the state’s economy.

Fire devours grain mill in Damascus

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Damascus fire chief, John Bricker, said 11 departments and approximately 100 firefighters responded to the early morning fire June 17.

West Virginia’s ag hall of fame receives new group of inductees

Thursday, June 21, 2001

West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame will have its 27th annual recognition dinner at 6 p.m. July 7, at WVU Jackson’s Mill in Weston, W.Va.

Portraits in Progress: Lynd Fruit Farm, thinking outside the box to stay in the game

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Lynd Fruit Farm, located 20 minutes from Columbus, has redefined itself from a leader in wholesale apples to a diversified, consumer, retail operation.

Firestone Test Center inviting public to tour facility

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The only facility dedicated exclusively to the testing of farm tires – the Firestone Test Center in Columbiana – will hold a three-day open house July 17, 18 and 19.

Wintersville woman’s quilt is show favorite

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Marlies Brandt of Wintersville won the coveted People’s Choice award at the Panhandle Piecemakers Quilt Club’s 17th annual quilt show

Allergic reactions no link to StarLink

Thursday, June 21, 2001

An independent body of scientific experts will convene July 17-18 for a two-day public meeting to review a set of issues that EPA is considering as it reviews StarLink corn.

Land O’Lakes is buying Purina Mills

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Purina Mills will become part of Land O’Lakes Farmland Feed LLC according to a June 18 merger agreement.

Portraits in Progress: Norwescor Farm among top herds in Stark Co.

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The pristine farmstead is a unique blend of old and new buildings. A Yankee style barn built in 1889 is used for hay storage and heifer housing, while a two-story bank barn built around 1876 is used for calves and breeding-age heifers. A new barn houses bred heifers and dry cows.

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