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USDA scientists, cooperators sequence soy genome

Thursday, January 14, 2010

WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are part of a team that has sequenced the majority of the soybean genome, providing an unprecedented look into how this important legume crop converts four critical ingredients — sunlight, water, carbon dioxide and nitrogen — into protein and oil, the basic building blocks for many consumer […]

All Organic Matters conference begins Feb. 4

Thursday, January 14, 2010

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Farmers and food producers looking for ways to diversify their production, as well as organic producers who want to strengthen their organic management skills will find what they need at the All Organic Matters conference Feb. 4 at the Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, Pa. All Organic Matters is offered […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 14, 2010

Thursday, January 14, 2010

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Mapleton FFA chapter held a winter dance on Dec. 18. A used coat or hats and gloves were required to enter the dance. Proceeds were given to the Salvation Army to help those in need this winter. * * * HILLSDALE, Ohio — The Hillsdale FFA Parliamentary Procedure team competed at […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 14, 2010

Thursday, January 14, 2010

ROGERS, Ohio — The Country Friends 4-H Club held their meeting at the Rogers Sale Dining Hall Jan. 5. Ashton Unger led the pledges. The group will be holding their square dance fundraiser from 7 p.m.- 10 p.m. Jan. 30. Admission will be $5 and it will be held in the restaurant at Rogers Auction. […]

Natural gas webinar Jan. 21 answers questions

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A natural gas lease webinar will air Jan 21 at 1 p.m. by the Penn State Cooperative Extension. The Web-based seminar titled Post Leasing — Considerations of What Happens Next, Lesson Learned to Date will answer questions for landowners regarding lease agreements with natural gas exploration companies. The webinar will address […]

BASF and DuPont reach settlement

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

RALEIGH, N.C. — BASF Plant Science and DuPont have reached an agreement on a patent infringement dispute. In June 2009, BASF and DuPont filed suit against each other in U.S. Federal Court in the District of Delaware, sought to enforce intellectual property rights relating to biotechnology traits, including traits that provide tolerance to ALS herbicides. […]

Vacation with us … Slagle

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Farm and Dairy visited Minot Air Force Base in Minot, N.D., where the Slagle’s daughter-in-law, Capt. Sarah Slagle, was stationed as part of the medical group. Pictured are Dave, Dusty and Debbie Slagle.

Vacation with us … Franek

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Charles Franek and family are standing in front of the Schloss Charlottenburg Museum/Palace in Berlin, Germany. They took Farm and Dairy along with them for the 12th International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in Athletics. Bridget, holding Farm and Dairy, ran in the steeple chase for the U.S.

Junior beef exhibitors win at Farm Show

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Junior beef breeders bring best to Pa. Farm Show

Indiana County teen exhibits winning lamb, topping 230 entries.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Indiana County teen exhibits winning lamb, topping 230 entries.

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