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Ohio, Pa. top Guernsey quiz bowl

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Youth from Ohio and Pennsylvania battled for bragging rights at the National Guernsey Youth Dairy Bowl Contest, June 22, in Sacramento, Calif.

Agriculture committee: Don’t move all of APHIS to homeland security

Thursday, July 18, 2002

A new proposal will keep portions of APHIS in the department of agriculture.

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.

Vinegar proves to be potent weedkiller

Thursday, July 11, 2002

USDA scientists have offered the first scientific evidence that vinegar may be a potent weedkiller.

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