Friday, April 19, 2019

The cost of postage raised on just about everything except the first-class stamp, that went up in January.

New soybean crop is headed toward setting a record production.

Ben Carpenter and Christy Lahmers were recognized as state degree winner.

In this week's commentary, Editor Susan Crowell writes about the advantages of cooperation across traditional ideological and economic barriers.

National Tourism Week reveals the kinds of questions often asked by tourists who have left their brains at home.

The Wayne County National Bank has pledged $13,000 in addition to that already offered for information leading to the arrest of the arsonist responsible for a recent string of barn fires in Wayne and Holmes counties.

Phenology is a field of science concerned with the timing of natural living processes with weather events over a period of years. Studies in phenology focus on when plants bud, flower and fruit; when insects emerge; when frogs get active in spring; when lakes freeze and thaw; and when birds migrate.

"The Art of Humane Propaganda: Photographers of the Farm Security Administration During the Great Depression," is a photographic documentary on exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art through Sept. 2.

According to an Iowa State entomologist, biting flies can adversely affect animal performance, and spread disease among your cattle.

New solution proposed in "ecoagriculture" to save biodiversity and to feed hungry populations is based on a new understanding of wildlife biology and ecology, on-the-ground experimentation, and major scientific advances in genetics, remote sensing, and other fields.
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