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Stranded in Sugarcreek turned out to be blessing

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Bus troubles turn to blessing.

Old and new forms of worship do not mix

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Reader says the older folks who are church members are isolated and do not have their worship needs supplied.

Politically contrasting opinions are OK

Thursday, June 24, 2004

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 Excel: Before you try something new …

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Dairy agent Tom Noyes tells you the questions to ask yourself before making a big purchase.

Nothing beats a June afternoon

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland says summer is the time to enjoy freedom but there’s still always work.

Hazard A Guess: Week of June 24, 2004.

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Poke-Mom says: Stop the madness!

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt meets her match with Pokemon.

The Man Is A Mouser (Part II)

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb continues the saga witha bathtub surprise.

Organic’s only problem is USDA

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Columnist Alan Guebert asks, “What would you call a hugely successful USDA program whose biggest threat is the USDA?”

Will luck hold for hog producers?

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Pork exports, the economy, and producers getting a larger share of retail pork expenditures all account for higher hog prices.

Stranded in Sugarcreek turned out to be blessing

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Bus troubles turn to blessing.

Right corn kernel traits give feed efficiency and value a big boost

Thursday, June 24, 2004

All corn kernels may look the same, but hidden beneath that yellow shell are characteristics that can make a big difference.

Productive life: Selecting cows for a longer herd life

Thursday, June 24, 2004

USDA uses what are called “direct” evaluations of productive life based on survival of daughters, regardless of their age.

Old and new forms of worship do not mix

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Reader says the older folks who are church members are isolated and do not have their worship needs supplied.

‘New’ bacteria discovery could yield clues to controlling pig manure stink

Thursday, June 24, 2004

“Hespellia” is the name of a new genus of bacteria discovered by USDA’s Agricultural Research Service and cooperating scientists.

More maple syrup flowed in 2004

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Ohio’s production, estimated at 78,000 gallons, totaled $1.8 million; and Pennsylvania’s production, at 60,000 gallons, $1.4 million.

Horses big business in West Virginia

Thursday, June 24, 2004

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.

Hiring on nation’s farms up 15 percent as wage rates edge up from last year

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Farm operators paid their hired workers an average wage of $9.22 per hour during the reference week, up 6 cents from last year.

Farm payments policing inadequate

Thursday, June 24, 2004

The USDA isn’t adequately policing recipients of federal farm program payments, according to a General Accounting Office report.

Cut your silage losses in bunker silos

Thursday, June 24, 2004

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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