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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.

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 […]

Flies are more than just pesky

Thursday, May 17, 2001

According to an Iowa State entomologist, biting flies can adversely affect animal performance, and spread disease among your cattle.

Ohio wheat growers: Be on the lookout

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Powdery mildew is present in certain fields of susceptible varieties in north central and northeast sections of the state.

Go ahead, let the fox in the henhouse

Thursday, May 17, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell writes about the advantages of cooperation across traditional ideological and economic barriers.

Funniest questions asked by tourists

Thursday, May 17, 2001

National Tourism Week reveals the kinds of questions often asked by tourists who have left their brains at home.

Postal rates going up again

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The cost of postage raised on just about everything except the first-class stamp, that went up in January.

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