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Tips for helping children of divorce during holidays

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Children of divorced parents often find the holidays the most trying time of the year. But parents can do much to alleviate the stress.

Produce growers test high tunnels

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Low technology high tunnels are popping up in Pennsylvania. These single-car garage-size structures are covered with clear plastic sheeting.

Garst finds Cry9C protein in non-StarLink corn variety

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Limited quantities of a single, non-StarLink corn hybrid produced by Garst in 1998 appear to contain a small percentage of the Cry9C protein.

Internet helps find roots of family trees

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Internet has transformed the time-consuming effort of researching genealogy into a speedy search.

Program mixes farms and computers

Thursday, November 30, 2000

An ag computer seminar will be offered at two locations this month in western Pennsylvania.

These trees and shrubs are really for the birds

Thursday, November 30, 2000

If you want to attract birds to the landscape, trees and shrubs that provide food during the winter months are extremely important.

Monsanto CEO pledges more biotech responsibility

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Monsanto will take greater strides in establishing biotech credibility, vows company CEO Hendrik A. Verfaillie.

Don’t be left out!

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Farm and Dairy is updating its listings for the eighth edition of the Agri-Book, the only comprehensive directory of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and national agricultural associations and agencies.

Ohio ‘logical’ place for ethanol plant

Thursday, November 30, 2000

A feasibility study commissioned by the Ohio Corn Marketing Program concludes that Ohio should be producing ethanol.

Harkin calls for StarLink compensation

Thursday, November 30, 2000

Sen. Tom Harkin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, is calling on the Clinton administration to make sure farmers aren’t left holding an expensive bag in the wake of the StarLink corn losses.

Changing dairy industry needs to focus on biosecurity

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The expansion of individual dairy operations has made biosecurity a top priority of many producers.

Idora Park display comes to Salem

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The Idora Park Museum Committee is preserving the memory of Idora Park, now defunct, in Youngstown, Ohio, through traveling displays.

Special holiday weekend set at Malabar Farm

Thursday, November 30, 2000

The former home of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Louis Bromfield will be host special holiday events this month.

Hog profit margins slim as supply expands

Thursday, November 30, 2000

USDA says more pork is on the way, and that means tighter margins for pork producers.

DFA sells New Bremen plant to Central Soya

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Dairy Farmers of America has sold its dairy processing operations in New Bremen, Ohio, to the Central Soya Company.

Republicans maintain slim control in Congress

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

They maintained it, but the Republican edge in both Senate and House is wafer thin.

Final count from Monroe County shows levies pass

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

A final tally of the Monroe County mill levy votes confirm that all three county levies have passed.

Beautiful but devastating

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Don’t deck your halls with oriental bittersweet this holiday season. It’s a vine that is actually a not-so-nice, non-native, invasive plant that is forcing out and replacing native plants in a large part of the United States.

Hoover Historical Center will host Christmas event

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Christmas trees, beginning with the period of the 1850s to the the latest fiberoptic-style Christmas tree, will be featured in the Hoover Historical Center’s holiday open house Dec. 3.

Laughter is indeed the best medicine

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Laughter, along with an active sense of humor, may help protect you against a heart attack. A new study by cardiologists at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore is the first to indicate that laughter may help prevent heart disease. The researchers found that people with heart disease were […]

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