The mystery of whether wild eastern cougars, also commonly known as mountain lions, pumas, or panthers, really survive in the Keystone State was excited recently by the rumor of a cougar killed on Interstate 80.
A Michigan State University entomologist said farmers and those marketing genetically modified seeds shouldn’t become complacent because so far there has been no documented evidence that insects have developed resistance to crops engineered to repel them.
Even though Katie-Lynn came into the ring fifth, after the grand and reserve champion and two other first place hogs had already sold, the crowd of bidders had been waiting for her and several had decided to buy her hog.
The USDA’s Risk Management Agency, Farm Service Agency and private reinsured crop insurance companies that sell and service crop insurance policies have joined forces in a nationwide effort to improve the integrity of the program.
A new Congress-commissioned report by Resources for the Future scholars Katherine Probst and David Konisky finds that after 20 years and billions of dollars spent cleaning up many of the U.S.’s most contaminated areas the EPA still has a lot more work to do.
Advertising pamphlets in the culinary collection at the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library document the products of the no fewer than five major companies that made stoves in Detroit at the turn of the century, and give a picture of the home kitchen a hundred years ago.