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Young people are overwhelmingly the victims of sexual assaults

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Young people — both male and female — are the most likely targets of rape and other sexual assaults. The most frequent victims of those assaults are 15.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 5/26

Friday, May 31, 2013

These are Farm and Dairy’s top stories of the week.

USDA finds rogue glyphosate-resistant wheat in Oregon

Friday, May 31, 2013

There are no GE wheat varieties approved for sale or in commercial production in the United States.

15 questions to ask before purchasing farmland

Friday, May 31, 2013

The increase in crop and livestock prices have generated significant profits for many farmers, which some are using to buy additional land.

Growing demand has driven land values to record highs in many areas. Whether farmers are using cash or borrowing money, buying land should include a well-researched financial plan.

White vegetables are a good source of potassium

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Colorful vegetables are promoted as key to a healthy diet, but white vegetables, especially potatoes, shouldn’t be forgotten.

Let’s hope weather staves off wheat head scab in Ohio

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Wheat growers can use scab-forecasting system to determine if fungicides are needed.

What is it that’s driving farmland value?

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Farmland values continue to increase by large amounts each year and have reached record levels in most states in the Midwest, measured by both non-inflation adjusted (nominal) and inflation adjusted (real) values.

Youngstown school now offering aquaponics, growing opportunities

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Choffin Carreer and Technical Center in Youngstown is offering an aquaponics program in hopes of bolstering the city’s burgeoning local food scene.

Mahoning Co. 4-H granted use of Southern Park Stables

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Southern Park Stables was part of the Southern Park Racetrack, established in 1911. This racetrack, with entrances off McClurg Road and Washington Boulevard, and the surrounding acres were a huge draw for people who wanted a day in the country.

Salamanders are like the canary in the coal mine

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Want a good feel for the state of the state’s environment? Check out salamanders!


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