A new oral history project at the University of Illinois is helping to recover the routine and preserve the ordinary through the memories of Depression era undergraduates.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources warns that the best of intentions often lead to bad results when people pick up young animals, instead of leaving them where they were found.
Wisconsin dairies with serious subclinieal mastitis problems are up to seven times more likely to have antibiotic residues in their milk than producers with herds that have a low incidence of mastitis, according to the study.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on some of the proposals set before the U.S. House Agriculture Committee in its hearings on the next farm bill.
The Holden Arboretum at Kirtland encompasses more than 3,400 acres, and has trails through gardens, fields, woods, past ponds, and down into the valley. Tours are available.
Secretary of Agriculture Veneman announces additional actions to address reasonable concerns to ensure responsible implementation.
Calvin Ernst has built a successful conservation seed company on a base of growing common weeds.
With nearly a half million votes logged, the oak received more than 100,000 votes in the National Arbor Day national tree poll.
Herbicides applied at planting need a half inch to 1 inch of rainfall within seven to 10 days, and more rain is needed in overly dry soils.
The Northeast Ohio Forestry Association met recently for the 29th annual banquet and benefit auction.
A new ‘do does more than to raise the spirit of one woman. It gives another woman and her family a new lease on life.
John Watson, conservator of instruments at Colonial Williamsburg, and David Blanchfield, associate metals conservator, recently conserved and restored Colonial Williamsburg’s 18th-century chamber organ.
About the only time there isn’t something that has to be done on a Christmas tree farm, says Mike Dittmer of Dittmer’s Tree Depot at Atwater, is in the few weeks right after Christmas.
According to a survey, churches in the United States are never going to be mega-churches, and according to a Emory University professor, shouldn’t try to be.
J. Edward Ketz, associate professor of accounting in Penn State’s Smeal College of Business Administration, says nnless significant reforms are undertaken soon, a major consequence of government’s budget deceptions is that Social Security will be unable to pay retirees any benefits in 15 or so years.
The 17th annual Panhandle Piecemakers Quilt Show will be held June 8-9 at the John D. Rockefeller Career Center in New Cumberland, W.Va.
An international strategist who studies global mergers says megamergers between giants turn out like bad marriages instead of sound business deals.
Marcia Millman explains seven stories of love in her newest book.
Erik Weihenmayer will make history as he leaves Base Camp in his quest to become the first blind person to successfully reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Tour stops include the Nichols Farm, J Bar A Herefords, Calvin Gerwin and Sons, Bill J. Bowling Farm, Larry and Becky Warns and Tom Dierksheide.