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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.

Update acreage, yield, base records

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Growers need to update crop records with the USDA in order to receive accurate direct and counter-cyclical payments in the near future.

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.

USDA OKs amendment to federal milk order

Thursday, August 1, 2002

USDA finally shuts tap of Midwest milk dollars flowing to other U.S. regions.

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.

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.

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