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New Pennsylvania historical markers approved

Thursday, May 24, 2001

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

Be a wise owl, not a jackrabbit on the gas pedal

Thursday, May 24, 2001

You can’t change gasoline prices, but you can drive more efficiently and maintain your vehicle to lower your gasoline costs.

USDA OKs StarLink diagnostic kit

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The performance of the Strategic Diagnostics’ GMO Bt9 Maize Kit meets the manufacturer’s claims of the identification of one StarLink corn kernel in 10,000 corn kernels.

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.

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.

Carrollton FFA presents annual chapter awards

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Carrollton FFA chapter held its banquet on April 28.

Viets House hosts military display

Thursday, May 24, 2001

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

How high will gas prices go?

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Farmers especially see the effects of higher fuel prices.

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.

Conservation farm reaping rewards of environmental teamwork

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Landowner’s legacy is foundation for conservation and farm drainage research.

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.

How long could you survive if you lost your job today?

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Karen Chan, University of Illinois Extension consumer and family economics educator, provided ideas on how to evaluate your current financial position and decide how to prepare for a possible layoff.

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.

Progress Edition Profile

Friday, May 18, 2001

Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM Dear Advertiser; Farm and Dairy will publish its annual two-week Progress Edition, June 14 and June 21. This year’s progress editions carry the theme, Portraits of Progress, and we’ll be focusing on individuals around the tri-state area who are the faces of agriculture’s future — portraits of progress. These […]

Addressing hunger and environmental protection: agriculture and biodiversity linked

Thursday, May 17, 2001

New solution proposed in “ecoagriculture” to save biodiversity and to feed hungry populations is based on a new understanding of wildlife biology and ecology, on-the-ground experimentation, and major scientific advances in genetics, remote sensing, and other fields.

Managing forage for hay production good way to manage manure use, too

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Some grasses can be grown so as to optimize the uptake of a nutrient such as phosphorus from the soil.

Tissue, please: Leaf analysis tells a vegetable’s tale

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Every small fruit and commercial vegetable grower should have at least one complete plant tissue nutrient analysis from each field for each crop before harvests begin, said Virginia Tech horticulturist.

Anniversary celebrated with 104 miles of trees

Thursday, May 17, 2001

A record tree planting in northwest Ohio this spring will help reduce farmland soil erosion.

Market Outlook: Corn and bean confusion

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The market never really forgets about the demand side of the price equation.

USDA report no surprise

Thursday, May 17, 2001

New soybean crop is headed toward setting a record production.

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