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Crop insurance program expands into Pennsylvania

Thursday, August 1, 2002

USDA’s Adjusted Gross Revenue crop insurance pilot program has expanded to eight counties in Pennsylvania.

Center in Beaver Creek State Park allows visitors to get close to nature

Thursday, August 1, 2002

The Beaver Creek State Park Nature Center is designed for anyone, especially schools who would like to teach about nature outside of the classroom.

Gypsy moth damage down, still pesky

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Ohioans – and other states’ residents – can thank a fungus for less gypsy moth damage this year.

In honor of dad: Two 4-H members earn money for father’s disease

Thursday, August 1, 2002

It’s hard for young Audra and Jackie Plumley of Burton to show their dairy cattle this show season, in the wake of their father’s death, but they’re using the opportunity to raise awareness and funds for PanCAN, a non-profit group that supports pancreatic cancer research.

Cornfields are dying for a good soaking

Thursday, August 1, 2002

The current pollination stage of most corn in the region’s fields is a critical time in the crop’s development.

Interest in alternative medicine growing

Thursday, August 1, 2002

More Americans are becoming interested in alternative medicine. And acceptance by mainstream health care providers is growing, too.

Tax credit lends a helping hand: $1 billion in historic preservation

Thursday, August 1, 2002

If you are planning to rehabilitate an income-producing property that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places or located in a National Register Historic District, you are eligible to apply for a 20 percent federal income tax credit for all expenses related to the rehabilitation.

Pondering the strange, but true

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Editor Susan Crowell mulls the oddities of human nature and governments.

New video features dairy show ethics

Thursday, August 1, 2002

A new youth-oriented video on dairy show ethics is available through the Holstein Foundation.

Celebrating 4-H’s Ninth decade: 4-H helps youth at risk

Thursday, August 1, 2002

This week, Farm and Dairy continues its timeline of activities, events and people who shaped the first 100 years of the 4-H youth development program.

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