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Farmers could be in for ‘slug’fest

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Farmers need to scout for slugs as soon it warms up and fields are dry enough for walking.

Meet Janie Jenkins: A lady with a special place in her heart reserved for her horses

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Horses have been a central theme in Jenkins’ life, running like threads through the fabric of her 78 years. At every important moment, there has somehow been a horse involved.

“Facilities for Roadside Markets” is now available

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Cornell University publication is a planning tool for those considering a roadside market.

Get in the game: Prevent school violence

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Guest commentary by Matthew Kaplan, assistant professor of agricultural education at Penn State, looks at how community tragedy can be averted with connections.

Grandparents have a role in divorce

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The grandparents can take steps to support both their children and grandchildren during this challenging time

NPPC seeks injunction to stop more harassment

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The pork producers went back to court April 6 after the March 26 occupation of NPPC’s Washington offices that was led by the Campaign for Family Farms and their member organizations including the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement.

Reclaiming Ohio’s land: ODNR commits to record number of abandoned mine land projects

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ will put out for bid this summer 38 projects in 19 eastern and southeastern Ohio counties.

Revised, updated “Birds of Ohio” is available

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The bible of Buckeye birders has been revised and published in a second edition.

Dayton students win investment contest

Thursday, April 12, 2001

University of Dayton was one of the three college teams of student investors have named national champions in a first of its kind portfolio management competition.

Little things add up to better soybean profits

Thursday, April 12, 2001

To remain profitable, growers will have to manage the crop well, limit costs, and market for the top dollar, said Ohio State University agronomist Jim Beuerlein. “For most producers, the easiest and most effective approach is to reduce the cost of production.”

Spring Dairy Expo crowns winners

Thursday, April 12, 2001

A 5-year-old Holstein cow and Holstein yearling heifer were named supreme champions from the 560 head of dairy cattle that paraded through the tanbark ring for the 2001 Spring Dairy Expo March 29-31 in Columbus.

Learn about keeping your septic system in healthy shape

Thursday, April 12, 2001

During “Celebrate Summer in Columbiana County” April 21 Health Department personnel will offer assistance in learning how to recognize a failing system or obtain information about a new site.

USDA budget increased for protection against disease

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman authorizes an additional $32 million to protect the United States against foreign diseases in her FY 2002 proposed budget.

Warren library to host public program about the Civil War

Thursday, April 12, 2001

County Historical Society president Wendell Lauth will lecture April 21 on “The Civil War and Trumbull County.

New population center claims more sheep than people

Thursday, April 12, 2001

2000 U.S. Census results place Edgar Springs, Mo., population 190, as the new population center of the United States.

Annual public auction to benefit Erie 4-H members

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The 22nd annual Public Auction to benefit the Erie County 4-H Youth Development Program will be held

Researchers shop for answers about consumer illiteracy

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Tests indicate that as many as one in five U.S. adults are, to varying degrees, functionally illiterate and innumerate (unable to do math). Study focuses on how do these adults function as consumers?

Industrial minerals operations in Ohio facing possible regulation legislation

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Senate Bill 83 proposing to strengthen regulations for mining materials such as limestone, gravel, and clay represents the first comprehensive overhaul of the state’s industrial minerals laws since 1974.

Pa. Grange opposes premium pooling

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Says state milk marketing board plan to pool part of Class I premium is not in the interest of most dairy farmers.

Stars awarded at United FFA banquet

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Chapter notified that Ben Alexander, awarded his American degree, has been selected as one of the finalists for Ohio’s Star American awards to be presented at the Ohio FFA convention.

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