Lancaster Farming: News http://www.lancasterfarming.com News en-us Columbus Results Combined Saturday http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Columbus-Results-Combined-Saturday 1st_$15,000, stk, 3YO F, 6½f, clear.Columbus Breeders' Special (Fillies) S.5 (5) Ubetcha Ima Bumper (J.Olesiak)4.002.802.401 (1) Red Hot N Wi ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:30:00 GMT Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Minnesota-news-in-brief-at-7-58-p-m--CDT Project tracks Minnesota's snake populationsKELLOGG, Minn. (AP) — A herpetologist for the Minnesota Biological Survey is leading an effort t ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:15:03 GMT Legislators wrap up with water, ethics, guns bills http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Legislators-wrap-up-with-water--ethics--guns-bills SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A year marked by the worst drought in a generation, the arrest of two state senators on federal corruption charges and ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT State Fair visitors eat up lots of wireless data http://www.lancasterfarming.com/State-Fair-visitors-eat-up-lots-of-wireless-data FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — On top of corn dogs and fried cheese curds, visitors to the Minnesota State Fair are eating up a lot of wireless da ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT Grain bin rescue-training's goal is saving lives http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Grain-bin-rescue-training-s-goal-is-saving-lives RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — In March, Wayne County firefighters rescued a man trapped in a grain bin on a farm south of Centerville, thanks in part to ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:45:00 GMT Researchers find food safety habits vary by county http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Researchers-find-food-safety-habits-vary-by-county MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University researchers have found widespread variations in the food safety practices used in different count ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:15:00 GMT Convicted horse breeder begins sentence http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Convicted-horse-breeder-begins-sentence BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Billings horse breeder has begun a 120-day animal-cruelty conviction sentence after the Montana Supreme Court rejected ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:45:00 GMT Cotton, peanut farmers in SE Ala. need rain soon http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Cotton--peanut-farmers-in-SE-Ala--need-rain-soon DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — After an unusually dry summer caused their crops to start wilting, cotton and peanut farmers in southeast Alabama are lookin ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:15:00 GMT Solid apple crop expected in Northern New England http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Solid-apple-crop-expected-in-Northern-New-England MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Northern New England apple growers are expecting a decent crop but not as good as last year's bumper yield.Early seas ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:30:00 GMT In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles http://www.lancasterfarming.com/In-quake--barrels-became-quarter-ton-projectiles NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern Califo ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:45:00 GMT Microwave repairman keeps on going at 84 http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Microwave-repairman-keeps-on-going-at-84 DUNBAR, W.Va. (AP) — Ray Starkey stays busy in the microwave repair business."I'm usually running two or three days behind getting them ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:45:00 GMT Sesame catching on in southeast US http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Sesame-catching-on-in-southeast-US LAKE CITY, Ark. (AP) — Sesame is gaining a foothold in parts of the southeast United States, where cotton has long been king, as farmers take ad ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:45:00 GMT Chinese woman seeks December trade secrets trial http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Chinese-woman-seeks-December-trade-secrets-trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Chinese woman charged as part of what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed c ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Ohio farmers get more money to combat lake's algae http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Ohio-farmers-get-more-money-to-combat-lake-s-algae TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The federal government is coming up with more money to help farmers cut down on the fertilizers that are feeding algae in La ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:30:00 GMT Fairbanks among costliest cities to raise a child http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Fairbanks-among-costliest-cities-to-raise-a-child ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska cities are projected to be among the most expensive places in the United States to raise a child born in 2013. T ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:45:00 GMT Alaska food resource group to meet in Fairbanks http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Alaska-food-resource-group-to-meet-in-Fairbanks ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska state panel created to increase the consumption and purchase of local farm products and wild seafood has sche ... AP Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:30:01 GMT Parrot takes off from Kittitas County, Wash., Fair http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Parrot-takes-off-from-Kittitas-County--Wash---Fair ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — A parrot that's part of the "Pirate's Parrot" show at the Kittitas County Fair in Ellensburg, Washingto ... AP Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:30:01 GMT Court agrees to review Alaska Roadless Rule case http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Court-agrees-to-review-Alaska-Roadless-Rule-case ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A full federal appeals court will review the decision allowing Alaska's Tongass National Forest to be exempt from f ... AP Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:15:01 GMT EEOC holds court-ordered Honolulu news conference http://www.lancasterfarming.com/EEOC-holds-court-ordered-Honolulu-news-conference HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is hoping a federal judge in Hawaii approves $2.4 million in settlements for hu ... AP Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:15:00 GMT California lifts part of quarantine on grape pest http://www.lancasterfarming.com/California-lifts-part-of-quarantine-on-grape-pest SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State and federal agricultural officials are partially lifting a quarantine imposed for a moth that's eating grape ... AP Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:45:01 GMT Injunction blocks Los Angeles marijuana market http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Injunction-blocks-Los-Angeles-marijuana-market LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has blocked a marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles and ordered organizers to shut down their business.A preliminar ... AP Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:45:01 GMT US Senate candidates square off at State Fair http://www.lancasterfarming.com/US-Senate-candidates-square-off-at-State-Fair HURON, S.D. (AP) — The four candidates vying to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson all say they're the best choice to help reduce the na ... AP Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:45:00 GMT Purchased pie crust could void woman's blue-ribbon http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Purchased-pie-crust-could-void-woman-s-blue-ribbon LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Linda Horton is picky about the ingredients in her prize-winning buttermilk pie. That's what led her to use a store-b ... AP Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMT Woman may lose blue ribbon over purchased piecrust http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Woman-may-lose-blue-ribbon-over-purchased-piecrust LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 67-year-old Louisville woman who brought home a blue ribbon for her buttermilk pie at this year's Kentucky State Fa ... AP Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT Maine health officials say EEE found in York pool http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Maine-health-officials-say-EEE-found-in-York-pool AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been found ... AP Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:00:00 GMT