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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 high will gas prices go?

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Farmers especially see the effects of higher fuel prices.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

First central Ohio ag preservation easement received

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Part of Stratford Ecological Center near Delaware is preserved by agricultural easement.

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