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TB forces dairy farm quarantine in California

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Eighty-nine cows and 16 workers have tested positive for bovine tuberculosis exposure at a 3,700-cow dairy farm in Tulare, Calif.

Sunflowers may be ‘rubber factories’

Thursday, June 20, 2002

An innovative use of sunflowers could reduce America’s dependence on imported latex, natural rubber and manufactured rubber products.

An empty aisle: Heavy rainfall gives vegetable lovers little to pick

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Wet fields have prevented Ohio’s tomato and other vegetable crop producers from planting in a timely manner, which may result in reduced yields.

USDA streamlines conservation programs

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Farmers will save valuable time at the county level following a decision in Washington to give NRCS and FSA the flexibility to proceed locally without the formal approval of the other agency.

Deadline nears for Pa. nutrient grant program

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Pennsylvania is offering nutrient management grants for livestock producers, up to $75,000.

W.Va. railroad buffs can take train ride to war re-enactment

Thursday, June 20, 2002

The Wellsburg (W.Va.) Historical Railroad Society is sponsoring its last bus trip of the season this time to ride the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.

Buying power: Erie County dairymen band together in profitable group buying venture

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Volume buying and cash discounts are saving a group of Erie County dairymen big bucks.

Death tax repeal dies in Senate

Thursday, June 20, 2002

The U.S. Senate killed an amendment that would have permanently repealed the death tax.

Manufactured homes dealt blow

Thursday, June 13, 2002

Reader comments on ruling in regard to manufactured homes.

On-farm environmental reviews decrease farmers’ liability

Thursday, June 13, 2002

Kenny Oberholtzer volunteered his farm, located in Ashland, Ohio, for an on-farm assessment and environmental review, a growing trend for livestock farmers throughout the country.

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