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October 22, 2010
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news and bad news on soybean cyst nematodes
10, 2000] One of
the below-ground pests of soybeans and other plants is the soybean
cyst nematode (SCN). This
creature is actually a small, parasitic roundworm that attacks the
roots. Most nematodes
can only be seen with magnification, but the adult females and cysts
of SCN are about 1/32 of an inch and are visible to the human eye.
This pest is important to Logan County producers because of
potential yield losses of up to 10 bushels per acre, and the entry
wound can allow plant diseases to enter the plant.
This could mean losses in the millions of dollars for Logan
[APRIL 10, 2000] What if the fierce weather storm at Normandy had not
broken by June 6, 1944? What
if Genghis Khan’s son had not suddenly died on the eve of the
Mongol invasion of Europe in 1242?
What if General Robert E. Lee’s lost order hadn’t been
lost? How different
would the history of the United States and the entire world have
been? These are just
some of the intriguing questions posed in a fascinating book
entitled “What If?”
for Life” raises $10,000
10, 2000] Yesterday, more
than 100 people came together for a common cause—to raise
awareness and money for multiple sclerosis research. Lincoln’s
first “Walk for Life,” sponsored by the National Multiple
Sclerosis Society, took place at Kickapoo Creek Park, raising
approximately $10,000 through pledges and donations.
department presents awards
10, 2000] Last week, the Logan County
Health Department celebrated Public Health Week. In honor of Public Health Week,
the health department presents awards to individuals, organizations or
businesses that have promoted the mission of the Logan County Health Department.
County high schools: 1960-2000
10, 2000] Did you know Logan County
had 10 high schools in 1960? Check “By the Numbers” for dates and details on
how the count has changed to the current three: Lincoln Community High School,
Mount Pulaski High School and Hartsburg-Emden High School.
offers training session Wednesday for people who deal with customers
Cancer Society Relay for Life runs April 14, 15
plans Charter Dinner and “School’s Out Fun Days"
Sixth graders go
The backbone of the operation
Bob Boyd: Preparing kids for eternity
Hearsay and Hairspray
III FFA public speaking results