Sunday, June 25, 2017

ATHENS, Ga. - While global positioning satellite systems are a relatively new technology, humans have been using information for years from one ancient satellite: the moon.

HOOKSTOWN, Pa. - There was a mix of old and new blood in the winner's circle at the Beaver County 4-H Stockman's Club sale, and that brought new bidders to the sale arena at the Hookstown Fair Aug.

MANHATTAN, Kan. - There is nothing cuter than the big brown eyes of a calf, but Kansas State University researchers are interested in Betsy's eyes for another reason.

Fair UNIONTOWN, Pa. - The 51st annual Fayette County Fair 4-H Market Livestock Auction in Uniontown, Pa.

MILLERSBURG, Ohio - The fairgrounds were dry, but the bids were flowing during the two-day junior fair livestock auction at the 2005 Holmes County Junior Fair.

RANDOLPH, Ohio - Tierney Ruehr promised a record would be set, even before the steer sale began. In just her second year showing a steer, she took grand champion honors at this year's Portage County Fair, and she celebrated by contacting every person she could think of who might drop $8,000 to buy her Shorthorn.

ITHACA, N.Y. - Thinking about starting a new business? A practical guidebook is available from Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service to assist rural and farm residents who are considering alternative enterprises.

URBANA, Ill. - Biofilters can dramatically reduce odors coming from livestock operations, clearing the air between farmers and their urban neighbors.

COLUMBUS - What will happen to North American forests if emerald ash borer (EAB) spreads out of control? What types of wooded areas are most susceptible to this exotic killer of ash trees? These are some of the riddles Ohio State University researchers are trying to solve in a unique study of the borer's environmental impact.
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