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Farm expenses rose to highest level in 2001

Thursday, July 25, 2002

USDA’s 2001 farm expenses report represents the highest level of farm expenditures on record.

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.

Appalachians’ cancer risk, death rates higher than national average

Thursday, July 18, 2002

A study shows some Pennsylvanians in Appalachia at higher risk of death from colorectal cancer.

Scouting the field

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Finding romance under the country sky.

Study: Manure storage covers reduce odors by an average of 45 percent

Thursday, July 18, 2002

A two-year research study funded by the pork checkoff shows that use of a geotextile cover reduced odors from manure storage by an average of 45 percent.

Flavored-milk drinkers get more calcium, less sugar

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Don’t swear off serving flavored milk just yet. The drinks might be more helpful to your health than you realize.

Heat wave can be ‘sneaky’ killer

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Most people don’t realize that their odds for a heat-related illness go up the longer they’re exposed, climatologists say.

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.

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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