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A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 16, 2015

Thursday, July 16, 2015

A weekly roundup of 4-H news.

A world of extraordinary beauty

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Children were called upon to accomplish all sorts of things, and if a scary old grandfather asked a child to play checkers after the chores were done, there was no getting out of it.

Trip to Mexico was truly enchanting

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The view from the top was stunning, and the bolts of lightning punctuated the night sky in the distance.

How Chicago perfects democracy

Thursday, July 16, 2015

It’s not a coincidence that the world’s leading economic powers also are the world’s leading food importers.

Crawford County, Pa., will enshrine three in Agricultural Hall of Fame

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Frank Bizjak, of Carlton, Pennsylvania, and the late Paul and Phyllis Kunz, of Centerville, will be enshrined into the Crawford County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Near-record rains compromising wheat, corn and beans

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Heavy rain continues to threaten the quality of wheat and other field crops.

Markets struggling to hold gains

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Even as producers are digging in their marketing heels, the market is actually giving back some of the gains we have seen over the last month and a half.

Too much milk leaves Northeast farmers and co-ops no choice but to dump it

Monday, July 13, 2015

The past five years have seen record milk prices for farmers, but this year prices are down.

Sculptors start buttering up an Ohio icon for the 2015 fair

Monday, July 13, 2015

Each year, the American Dairy Association Mideast selects an icon or theme to feature in butter that is non-political, non-controversial and reflects optimism and broad audience-appeal.

States, industry groups sue EPA, Army Corps

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Dozens of states, agricultural and business industry groups have filed lawsuits in courts around the country, claiming the changes hand the government an unreasonable amount of authority over land use.

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