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David Byers, Misty Sayers earn top Edison FFA honors

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Edison FFA chapter honored its members and special guests at its annual spring banquet May 11.

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.

Quality, not quantity, of child care is what impacts children

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Researchers affiliated with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development organization met recently to review new findings in a 10-year study of more than 1,300 children.

Before the results could be substantiated and debated, the findings were released that 17 percent of children who spent more than 30 hours a week in child care were rated as aggressive.

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.

It hurts to even think about it!

Thursday, May 24, 2001

There are many triggers for a headache, but have you ever given any thought to what actually causes the pain? According to www.headache.com.au, it is commonly believed that headaches are the result of irritation to nerves and pain-sensitive structures in the head and neck regions.

Reducing bacteria improves pigs’ gain

Thursday, May 24, 2001

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

Error in price reports could cost cattlemen millions of dollars

Thursday, May 24, 2001

The Agricultural Marketing Service is recalculating the boxed beef cutout values from April 3 through May 11, and primal cut values from April 3 through May 15.

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.

Researchers “grow” pharmaceuticals

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Rutgers University scientists have developed a way to use living plants to reliably and inexpensively manufacture biologically active compounds ranging from human insulin to cancer-fighting supplements.

Failed wheat crop may test Congress

Thursday, May 24, 2001

In the face of a total crop failure in wheat country, will Congress finally stand firm on its long-held resolve to quit throwing out its own budget by voting in farm disaster aid?

Livestock brings home the bacon

Thursday, May 24, 2001

In 2000, gross income from meat animals was up 16 percent.

Do what they say can’t be done

Thursday, May 24, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell addresses one very special girl graduating from high school this year.

Should we worry about eating beef?

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Executive director of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory assured consumers that no health risk has been linked to eating beef from animals infected with foot-and-mouth disease.

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.

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.

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.

Truman Library hosts mini Mount Vernon

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Mount Vernon in Miniature, on display in Independence until Sept. 23, was created by a group of miniaturists, artisans, and “George enthusiasts,” has traveled throughout the United States.

Farmers caught between costs, prices

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Allen Lines, OSU agricultural economist says that high costs and low prices are beginning to temper optimism among Ohio farmers Without the government program there would be a lot of farmers in financial deep water.

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.

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.

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