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Pathologist says not to let soybean cyst nematodes have a field day

Thursday, December 19, 2002

Despite new soybean varieties, growers still need to monitor soybean cyst nematodes due to resistant varieties becoming ineffective.

Reprint of 1880 railway guide now available

Thursday, December 19, 2002

An historic guidebook for the Cleveland area’s Valley Railway has been reprinted and is now available to the public.

State board passes new academic standards

Thursday, December 19, 2002

Ohio has adopted new educational standards for science and social studies.

Tri-State conservation tillage conference to be held on Jan. 28

Thursday, December 19, 2002

The 6th annual Tri-State Conservation Tillage conference will be held Jan. 28 at the Radisson Hotel in West Middlesex, Pa., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

U.S. EPA finalizes livestock waste rule

Thursday, December 19, 2002

According to a recent EPA decision, all CAFOs, or large livestock operations, must apply for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit coverage.

Weather puts corn to ultimate test

Thursday, December 19, 2002

A growing season filled with environmental stresses – from a wet spring, to a dry summer, to severe insect infestations – may have an advantage: It puts corn hybrids to the test.

Weekly commodity outlook: Prices could become more volatile

Thursday, December 19, 2002

Corn and soybean prices could become more volatile beginning in March as the market refocuses on U.S. production prospects for 2003, said a University of Illinois Extension marketing specialist.

Above average rainfall in month of November

Thursday, December 12, 2002

The above average rainfall in November has the topsoil in good shape, but the underground needs above average rainfall as the wet springs are not running, according to Edwin R. Copeland, U.S. weather observer.

Close up: Simple living offers antidote to material addiction

Thursday, December 12, 2002

People in the United States have the wrong perspective in more than one way when it comes to material goods.

Dairy farmers: Long-day lighting a good investment

Thursday, December 12, 2002

New to the industry, long-day lighting increases production but not labor hours, according to a dairy scientist.

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