Wireworm, white grub and seed corn maggot are known as secondary insects only because the total economic damage caused by them is low. In some cases, any one of those insects can become a field’s primary pest.
Brad Baker, class of ’89, was the guest speaker at the West Branch FFA Awards Banquet April 19, which also recognized West Branch graduate and now ag education teacher Greg Sharp as its Honorary Chapter Farmer.
A coalition of more than 100 governmental, educational and business organizations working together to improve financial literacy among young people has published “Improving Financial Literacy: What Schools and Parents Can and Cannot Do.”
In the book, “Talking Back to Civilization: Indian Voices From the Progressive Era” historian Frederick Hoxie writes that the expansionof the United States “fell short” of wiping out the continent’s indigenous cultures. As tragic as the 19th century was, it marked “but a moment in the long history of a people.”