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Agriculture committee: Don’t move all of APHIS to homeland security

Thursday, July 18, 2002

A new proposal will keep portions of APHIS in the department of agriculture.

‘Locally grown’ label more important than ‘organic’ for consumers

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Consumers choose locally grown food for product freshness and to help support local small farmers – and they’re also more willing to pay a higher premium for “locally grown” than for “organic.”

Number of West Nile virus cases rising

Thursday, July 18, 2002

New numbers reflect a growing presence of West Nile virus in Ohio and Pennsylvania as the disease moves westward, leaving no county or town immune to the threat.

Ohio, Pa. top Guernsey quiz bowl

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Youth from Ohio and Pennsylvania battled for bragging rights at the National Guernsey Youth Dairy Bowl Contest, June 22, in Sacramento, Calif.

Trumbull 4-H’ers repeat as champs

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Trumbull County Fair’s sale of more than 300 market animals in 12 project areas ran more than 8 hours, but in the end, sale totals topped $159,000.

Organic farming yields fringe benefits

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Although crop yields are lower in organic production than in convention production, overall health of the soil and related fertility seems to be stronger.

From pottery town to the Grand Ole Opry

Thursday, July 18, 2002

East Liverpool teen aspires to be the next country music star.

Penn State Web site for agricultural marketing and commerce

Thursday, July 18, 2002

A new Penn State Web site is linking consumers to producers in a site that’s easy for both to use.

Harrison County Fair: Sale numbers down, but still considered a success

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Although the crowd dwindled during the late hours of night, it didn’t stop buyers from giving $111,201 to Harrison County 4-H members.

Reward few who got it right

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Reader says reward the few FBI agents who wanted to investigate Zacarias Moussaoui.

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