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.
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.
The Edison FFA chapter honored its members and special guests at its annual spring banquet May 11.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Electronic pasteurization of nursery diets can improve pig performance with minimal costs.
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.
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.
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.
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?
In 2000, gross income from meat animals was up 16 percent.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell addresses one very special girl graduating from high school this year.
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.
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.
Dickinson Cattle Co., a family-owned, working Texas Longhorn Ranch, opens its gates for public tours June 1 to Sept. 4.
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.
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.
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.