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New view of public education

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ohio State University President William E. Kirwan proposes a new education paradigm that views public education as one seamless system that begins with pre-school and continues through graduate school.

Pork producer supports checkoff

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.

Easter bonnets on display at Hoover

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Easter Bonnets on Parade will be an added attraction at the Hoover Historical Center during April, May and June.

Olde Tyme Horse traders Fair offers chance for buying trading or selling

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The second annual Olde Tyme Horse Trader’s Fair will be held April 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Charges pending in dairy cattle abuse case

Thursday, March 29, 2001

An Ashtabula County barn was seized by officials when diary heifers found knee deep in manure and walking on animal corpses. The cleanup has been completed.

To Bt or not to Bt, that is the question

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Corn growers who pass up genetically modified hybrids to plant conventional varieties this spring may be better off in the long run.

51 Ohio counties are eligible for USDA Emergency farm loans

Friday, March 23, 2001

The designation of disaster county makes all qualified family-sized farm operators in both primary and contiguous counties eligible for low-interest EM loans from the Farm Service Agency.

Stark County student art exhibit opens with awards

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The Canton Museum of Art’s 10th annual Stark County High School Art exhibition will open March 25, featuring original two- and three-dimensional works by area high school students.

Stiff laws against violent juveniles sweeping nation

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Laws relating to juvenile crime have risen since the mid-1990s because of public outcry, fear, and concern over juvenile violence.

Outdoor burning: Know the law and heed the rules

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Ohio regulations for burning debris outdoors differ between suburban and rural areas

How to get your marriage off to a successful start

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Part six our series discusses the beginnings of a successful marriage.

Most hogs are sold via contracts

Thursday, March 22, 2001

More than half of the hogs sold in January were priced by a formula, according to a checkoff-funded research survey. Companies in the survey accounted for 86.9 percent of federally inspected slaughter during that time.

USDA bans meat from EU to curb disease risk

Thursday, March 22, 2001

In recent weeks, USDA has stepped up measures to guard against foot-and-mouth disease entering the United States.

Pork producers in 17 states can join lawsuits filed against vitamin makers

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Lawsuits have been filed against certain manufacturers of vitamins, alleging a long-running international conspiracy to fix, raise and maintain inflated prices of certain bulk vitamins and vitamin products.

Producers with excess manure are listing it on Web

Thursday, March 22, 2001

A Michigan extension agent has joined with Michigan State University in an attempt to allow producers to broker manure on an MSU Web site.

Ohio Spring Dairy Expo is March 29-31

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The Spring Dairy Expo at the Ohio Expo Center will feature an American Dairy Association & Dairy Council Mid East barbecue and the PDCA Judging Conference.

Two inducted into Licking Agricultural Hall of Fame

Thursday, March 22, 2001

The late Clayton Oyler of Union Township and Henry Whitehead from the Granville area were recently recognized as 2001 inductees.

Ohio inventor wins a gold medal

Thursday, March 22, 2001

“Quickchange 2000″ has won for Dennis Dick of East Sparta, Ohio, a gold medal in the agricultural implements category at the 2000 Inventors Congress in Minnesota.

Indiana may salt away popcorn ranking

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Lower prices resulted in a nearly 27-percent drop in harvested acres of popcorn in Indiana for 2000, and as a result, the state may lose its place as the nation’s leading popcorn producer.

Handling grief at workplace may be simple as listening

Thursday, March 22, 2001

Sometimes people are not as sensitive as they could be when coworkers are experiencing grief, says a University of Illinois Extension educator in family life.

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