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Reducing bacteria improves pigs’ gain

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Electronic pasteurization of nursery diets can improve pig performance with minimal costs.

Viets House hosts military display

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Cortland-Bazetta Historical Museum display features items on loan from area residents.

Gas prices affect tourism industry

Thursday, May 24, 2001

While long-term tourism is recession-proof, while gas prices are high some segments of the industry could face hard times.

Internet users in Asia/Pacific to surpass U.S. surfers

Thursday, May 24, 2001

According to a new report, The Global Market Forecast for Internet Usage and Commerce: Based on Internet Commerce Market Model, the Asia/Pacific region (excluding Japan) is forecast to exceed 240 million Internet users within four years.

More time, more foals and still no explanation

Thursday, May 24, 2001

As of May 21, the number of aborted fetuses and dead foals submitted for testing to the Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center since April 28 broke the 500 mark at 528.

UN seeks $98 million to improve food safety measures

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization proposed setting up a $98 million fund to help the world’s least developed countries improve the safety and quality of their food products.

New Pennsylvania historical markers approved

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has announced 28 new historical markers.

Lest we forget. Was it really as long as that?

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Avenue of Flags in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Hermitage, Pa., is one of the few remaining memorials to that receding American memory of when America was held hostage by Iranian fundamentalist militants.

American buffalo coin to be minted

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The one-dollar silver commemorative coin is based on the celebrated Buffalo nickel, designed by James Earle Fraser and minted from 1913 through 1938.

Pa. Game Commission continues fawn study

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The two-year study became almost an instant hit with the public last year when researchers began posting weekly updates about the study’s unfolding drama on the game commission’s Web site at www.pgc.state.pa.us.

Longhorn ranch opens for public tours

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Dickinson Cattle Co., a family-owned, working Texas Longhorn Ranch, opens its gates for public tours June 1 to Sept. 4.

Potato growers assistance extended

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The new deadline for diverting the potatoes from marketing has been extended to June 12, and producers have from that date until July 13 to sign up.

Tyson, McNaull earn Hillsdale awards

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Hillsdale FFA Chapter’s annual parent-member banquet was held April 28.

Massillon Cable to show program featuring veterans

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Memorial Day program is part of the Massillon Celebrates 175 salute to those who have served in the U.S. military.

Wool growers’ coop arranges wool pool day

Thursday, May 24, 2001

This annual one-day Lawrence County Wool Growers wool marketing project attracts producers from Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia.

Outstanding Hiland FFA’ers honored

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Hiland High School FFA recognized its outstanding members at the annual parent-member banquet May 11.

FAO chief calls for biotech acceptance

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Jacques Diouf, director-general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said in a May 14 speech in Stockholm that each GMO application must be fully analyzed on a case-by-case basis.

Guest Commentary: Our fear of “Frankenfood”

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Louise Fresco, assistant-director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Agriculture Department, writes about the credibility problem of biological agricultural science today, and how it is increasingly equated with threat.

Dress detective releases CD-ROM

Thursday, May 24, 2001

American Dresses 1780-1900: Identification and Significance of 148 Extant Dresses by 93-year-old Elsie Frost McMurry, is a 810-page encyclopedic reference with more than 300 photographs and illustrations.

How high will gas prices go?

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Farmers especially see the effects of higher fuel prices.

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