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USDA keeps investigating situation with StarLink

Thursday, January 16, 2003

Washington is working to refute a Japanese report that StarLink corn was detected in a portion of a U.S. export shipment.

USDA names agriculture disaster areas in New York

Thursday, January 16, 2003

The USDA has designated 25 counties in New York as primary agricultural disaster areas due to excessive rain, freezing and other weather-related disasters.

Central Ohio cooperatives combine, buy SunMark

Thursday, January 9, 2003

The Ashland-based cooperative began operations under the new name Jan. 1.

Congress back in town; will disaster aid follow?

Thursday, January 9, 2003

New ag committee chairmen take helm in both Senate and House.

Copeland’s weather station: 2002 was warmest on record

Thursday, January 9, 2003

In 110 years of records, 2002 was the warmest recorded at the station of U.S. weather observer Edwin R. Copeland in southern Columbiana County, Ohio.

Deer farmer discusses chronic wasting disease

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Ohio deer farmer refutes statement that chronic wasting disease is primarily found among captive animals.

Four more farm-raised deer test positive for CWD in Wisconsin

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Four more whitetail deer from a Wisconsin farm-raised herd destroyed last month have tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

John Deere produces fuel cell vehicle

Thursday, January 9, 2003

John Deere has modified a Pro-Gator utility vehicle to demonstrate fuel cell power capabilities.

Many unusual plants found thriving in Ohio in 2002

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Twenty-one rare and unusual plants were discovered in Ohio this year.

Meat supplies set record in 2002; supplies should decline this year

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Total per capita meat consumption of all red meat and poultry by U.S. consumers is expected to approach 219 pounds [retail weight] during 2002, which is a new record.

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