Emerson Nafziger, crop production specialist with University of Illinois Extension, writes about the unfortunate tendency to condemn GM crops before their benefits have been realized.
The World Trade Organization’s appellate body overturned a 1999 decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that has prompted the United States to impose import restraints on lamb meat imports.
Although experts are putting the blame on the hemlock wolly adelgid, the answer isn’t that simple.
Scouting the best defense agains the alfalfa weevil and potato leafhoppers now showing up in area alfalfa fields.
Once again, visitors from around the world will be able to log onto their Internet browsers, sit back and witness one of nature’s wonders: a crop of corn growing in eastern Iowa.
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.
Ninety-eight bulls sold for an average of $1,642 at the 32nd annual Ohio Performance Tested Bull Sale April 21.
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.