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Farm Aid 2002 heads to western Pa.

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Benefit concert will mark its 15th year at Post-Gazette Pavilion outside of Pittsburgh.

Hiram couple pioneers organic farm

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Molly and Ted Bartlett combined their love of the outdoors with a love of food and started Silver Creek Farm, a certified organic produce farm in Hiram, Ohio.

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.

Corporate scandals more likely in future

Thursday, July 18, 2002

A fundamental change in American culture may be the only cure for recent corporate scandals.

Link found in animal temperament, bone size

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Adding cattle to your herd? Look for big, solid animals. New research claims cCattle with fine bones may have a more skittish temperament than those with a heavier frame.

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.

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.

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