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USDA tries foot-and-mouth vaccine

Tuesday, December 31, 2002

USDA scientists and the Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute in South Africa have undertaken a two-year cooperative study to produce new vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease.

Water should be just right for cattle

Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Make sure your cattle have water this winter that is not too hot and not too cold, but is just right. It makes a weight-gain difference.

Charles Pugh named W.Va. supervisor of the year

Thursday, December 26, 2002

Charles Pugh, supervisor for the Northern Panhandle Conservation District, was named the 2002 Carroll Greene Award winner for the Conservation District Supervisor of the Year.

2002 was marked by widespread U.S. drought and the return of El Niño

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

2002 is likely to be the second warmest year on record for the globe.

Agroforesters believe a bright future rivals the chestnut’s glorious history

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Research is under way to restore the American chestnut, and there might be a bright future in chestnuts for Midwestern growers.

Deer hunting: Chronic wasting disease on target this season

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Animal Disease Diagnostics Laboratory has begun analyzing brain tissue to determine the level of chronic wasting disease in the state.

Latest recipients of Ohio specialty crop grants revealed; 13 projects approved

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

The final three recipients to receive a portion of $650,000 in federal funding to promote Ohio’s specialty crops have been announced.

Ohio Young Farmers to hold state conference

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

The Ohio Young Farmers will hold their 55th annual state conference Feb. 8 at the Airport Radisson in Columbus.

Pennsylvania elk hunters produce largest bull harvest since Civil War

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Junior hunter takes one of Pennsylvania’s largest bulls.

Study: Ohioans are concerned about large-scale livestock farms

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Strength of support and good will of Ohioans toward agriculture could diminish as another generation dies off.

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