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Biosecurity advice for avian influenza prevention

Thursday, May 16, 2002

There are several steps poultry producers should take to minimize the possibility of contracting avian influenza on their farms.

W.Va. quilt show set for June 7-8

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Quilt to be raffled off at this event for $1 per ticket.

Growing soybeans? Watch for insects

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Some states reported an average six- to eight-bushel loss per acre last year due to soybean aphids.

Workshop to explain Community Supported Agriculture sales

Thursday, May 16, 2002

A June meeting near Greensburg, Pa., will offer tips on how producers can grow their sales through farmers markets and Community Supported Agriculture.

Historic group buys Ulysses Grant’s boyhood home in Georgetown, Ohio

Thursday, May 16, 2002

The U.S. Grant Homestead Association will operate the home on behalf of the society.

Ohio and American originals: Exhibits gear up for Ohio bicentennial

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Ohio will host the traveling exhibit, American Originals: Treasures from the National Archives, May 24 through Sept. 2.

President signed new farm bill Monday

Thursday, May 16, 2002

President George W. Bush signed the new farm bill Monday, May 13, after the U.S. Senate approved the conference report May 8 by a 64-35 vote.

Purdue libraries land new rare items for its Amelia Earhart collection

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Sally Putnam Chapman, the granddaughter of Earhart’s husband, George Putnam, donated 492 items to the collection.

Muddy waters and dogged divorces

Thursday, May 16, 2002

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on a few interesting topics.

Soggy fields prevent planting

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Although planting has been delayed more than two weeks, good yields are still possible with corn hybrids adaptable in late-planted years.

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