WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While prices for the 2009 corn crop may continue to slowly climb as corn demand increases in 2010, soybean and wheat prices have a slightly more dismal outlook, said Chris Hurt, Purdue University agricultural economist. “As we look down the road to 2010, demand is going to continue for corn,” Hurt […]
LISBON, Ohio — The Rambunctious Rabbit Raisers 4-H group met Dec. 6, at the St. Jacob’s Church with 17 members present. Members were asked to come up with fundraising ideas to present at the next meeting. The members participated in some games headed by Jim Risinger, group adviser, and exchanged Christmas presents. The next meeting […]
SMITHVILLE, Ohio — On Nov. 24, 10 members of the Smithville FFA traveled to Triway High School to compete in the FFA Subdistrict Parliamentary Procedures Contest. The team placed third overall and only missed second place by 60 points. As the team practiced for many weeks they took on the roles of president, Marie Arnold; […]
ST. LOUIS — Advanced production techniques, informed growing practices and improved seed varieties helped corn growers achieve high yields in the National Corn Growers Association 2009 National Corn Yield Contest. Despite the challenging weather conditions that plagued the Corn Belt throughout the year, entrants continued to far surpass the national average corn yield, even doubling […]
Don Potter of Marietta, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy along with him to Litchfield Beach, S.C., to join his family vacation. Pictured with Don, holding Farm and Dairy, are his brothers Bob, Jim, Mark and Chuck.
MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio — Researchers at DDC Clinic for Special Needs Children have identified a new disease, one never previously described in medical literature, and also discovered the gene associated with the disease. The study will appear in the online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Heng Wang, a physician scientist […]