| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:00 AM
North Carroll High School agriscience teacher Aaron Geiman credits a conversation with his high school agriculture teacher Dick Weaver as part of the reason he decided to become a teacher.
Weaver, now retired from North Carroll, said the conversation...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Aaron Geiman has a gleam in his eye that gets brighter as he talks about education.
Whether he's talking about his students at North Carroll High School, school policies, parents, agriculture science or the future of education, Geiman is passionate....
| Nov 30, 2013
It has been 21 years since Naperville Central High School changed the name of its sports teams from Redskins to Redhawks. Naperville Central survived. Imagine that.
Students initially continued to chant "Redskins" at games, and the school made no...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Students from Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, Iowa, West Virginia and Oregon have been elected by delegates from throughout the U.S. to serve on the 2013-14 National FFA Officer team.
Brian Walsh of Virginia, an agribusiness major at...
| Nov 18, 2013
When Smithfield resident Lehan Crane was looking to build a house of his own, he knew he wanted as many green technologies as possible — LED lighting, foam insulation in the walls, high-efficiency windows, a Southern aspect for solar panels.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:40 PM
Aaron Mayo thought the pain he felt in his right leg in 2011 would go away.
Now -- 760 days after being helped off the game field -- Mayo is still trying to get back onto the field on game day.
That pain he felt more than two years ago turned out to...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Game changers occur every week or so in cattle feeding. That's why managers try to stay current on everything that affects their profit score.
The eighth annual Feeding Quality Forum was an opportunity that drew record attendance for a program of market...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Wichita State head baseball coach Todd Butler has announced that Brian Walker and Scott Gurss will be joining the Shocker baseball staff. Walker will be Butler’s second assistant coach and Gurss will be the Director of Operations.
| Feb 15, 2013
| 3:23 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Showing diners how many calories are in restaurant food items may influence how much they eat - especially among the least health-conscious people, a new study suggests.
"It's encouraging because the information may help the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Although uniformity is a tremendous asset in marketing, on the production side, uniformity brings challenges. In other words, the ability to produce uniform truckload lots of calves depends on producing and sorting the calves.
This may seem like a...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Oklahoma may be at the nexus of violent tornadoes and scientific developments in unmanned aircraft, but the state faces stiff competition in its bid to become one of the first six federal sites allowed to test the technology.
Fifty applications have...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
MADISON, Wis. - On May 7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $19.5 million to support research, education and Extension activities associated with climate solutions in agriculture aimed at the impacts of climate variability and change on...