Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 8/30
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Bus troubles turn to blessing.
Reader says the older folks who are church members are isolated and do not have their worship needs supplied.
Reader recites quote and talks about Bush: “As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil they set out to destroy.”
Dairy agent Tom Noyes tells you the questions to ask yourself before making a big purchase.
Columnist Judith Sutherland says summer is the time to enjoy freedom but there’s still always work.
Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.
Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt meets her match with Pokemon.
Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb continues the saga witha bathtub surprise.
Columnist Alan Guebert asks, “What would you call a hugely successful USDA program whose biggest threat is the USDA?”
Pork exports, the economy, and producers getting a larger share of retail pork expenditures all account for higher hog prices.
All corn kernels may look the same, but hidden beneath that yellow shell are characteristics that can make a big difference.
USDA uses what are called “direct” evaluations of productive life based on survival of daughters, regardless of their age.
“Hespellia” is the name of a new genus of bacteria discovered by USDA’s Agricultural Research Service and cooperating scientists.
Ohio’s production, estimated at 78,000 gallons, totaled $1.8 million; and Pennsylvania’s production, at 60,000 gallons, $1.4 million.
The West Virginia Equine Economic Impact Study said that the once almost-invisible horse industry is now stepping forward as a major force within West Virginia’s economy.
Farm operators paid their hired workers an average wage of $9.22 per hour during the reference week, up 6 cents from last year.
The USDA isn’t adequately policing recipients of federal farm program payments, according to a General Accounting Office report.
Forage is too valuable to be lost because bunker silos or silage piles are sized incorrectly or inadequately managed, expert says.
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