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Beware of tests for roundup ready corn

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Iowa State says the overwhelming majority of Roundup Ready corn planted this year contains the GA21 event, which is still unable to be quickly detected by any testing kit.

Dinner to celebrate General Custer’s birthday

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Steve Alexander of Monroe, Mich., a living historian who portrays Custer, will tell Custer stories at the birthday dinner Dec. 1 at the Kammeyer Opera House in Jewett.

Writing to correct misunderstandings

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The executive director of the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission writes to clarify possible misunderstandings about the compact reported in Farm and Dairy.

Jefferson SWCD applauds conservation award winners

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Charlie Henry was recognized as the Conservation Farmer of the Year at the Oct. we annual meeting. Distinguished service awards were also presented.

Talking Clean and Green starts in Lawrence County

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Pennsylvania farmers explore the tax assessment implications of enrolling their land in a program that provides farm use value real estate values in exchange for a permanent commitment.

A little planning keeps ponds afloat

Thursday, November 1, 2001

More than a backhoe and a big rain are required for building some ponds and dams in Ohio.

Nutrient planning is scale-neutral

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Examples of both poor and excellent nutrient management can be found among small as well as large operations.

USDA proposes new rules for beef research money

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The proposal would direct more checkoff money into the qualified state beef councils in states where cattle are born and raised.

WVU’s Marching Band to premiere original piece in honor of its centennial

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Jay Chattaway, Emmy Award-winning composer and Band alumnus, has written a special score in honor of the band’s 100th birthday that will be performed at Homecoming.

Prion diseases: clues found for jump to new species

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Scientists have found the adaption is a prolonged and subtle process, and the early stages of it are very difficult to detect.

Model railroads run flat-out through two weekends

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The Youngstown Model Railroad Association is having its annual Fall Open House Nov. 3-4 and Nov. 10-11.

Bred heifer tops Harvest Hills sale

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Windemere Lotto Wade, consigned by Farmore Farms, Burton, Ohio, sold for $3,150 to Hartline Valley Farms, Marietta.

Bt corn gets green light for seven more years

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Following a nearly two-year long review process, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved corn genetically modified with Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for an additional seven years.

Food safety important at upcoming small farm conference

Thursday, October 25, 2001

The 18th annual Hydroponic Grower’s Conference will be Nov. 16-17 in Orlando, Fla. will be a likely forum for an intense discussion of the issue.

Local youths take top spots in KILE sheep contest

Thursday, October 25, 2001

As the Keystone International Livestock Exposition wrapped up weekend activity Oct. 7 at the State Farm Show Complex, junior sheep took center stage.

Pennsylvania, Ohio exhibitors win at KILE beef competitions

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Championships were awarded in the Hereford, Highland, Shorthorn, and Limousin competitions. Armstrong Farms of Saxonburg, Pa., was premiere Shorthorn exhibitor.

Taft’s ethanol plan political hype

Thursday, October 25, 2001

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

Our greatest risk is our own panic

Thursday, October 25, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on risk and the fact that we are a nation that jumps to conclusions and is prone to panic. Not everyone, she says, needs to rush out and buy gas masks and take antibiotics without evidence of a threat.

Taft’s ethanol plan political hype

Thursday, October 25, 2001

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

Graduate student discovers intact embryo in dusty artifact dinosaur egg

Thursday, October 25, 2001

Unearthed more than 30 years ago, the egg and its well-preserved nearly hatched embryo are just now getting scientific attention.

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