Tag: Cancer

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How farmers and their cyclops sheep led to a cancer treatment breakthrough

Lessons of life are sometimes found in the strangest of places. That was the case for a group of Idaho ranchers in the 1950s that found a mysterious case of cyclops lambs among their sheep. That’s right — one-eyed mutant lambs were being born. An interesting video on the subject from the folks over at [...]

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Ohio FFA member receives $1,000 grant from National FFA Foundation

The National FFA Foundation has awarded a $1,000 grant to FFA member Miranda Maggart of Casstown. Maggart is a member of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter and was selected over 600 applicants nationwide. Maggart will use the grant funding to expand her specialty crop supervised agricultural experience (SAE). Maggart raises pink pumpkins, the Porcelain Doll, [...]

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MoVember

The men of “Ohio’s Country Journal” and Ohio Ag Net decided to celebrate “MoVember” by not shaving in November as part of the global effort to raise funds and awareness of men’s health issues. Ty Higgins, Dale Minyo, Bart Johnson, Joel Penhorwood (not pictured) and I have been fuzzy faced since Nov. 1. Kirby Hidy [...]

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Town painted pink by Miami Trace FFA for charity

Paint the town Pink was a great hit for the Miami Trace FFA! The chapter hosted the Paint the Town Pink walk on Saturday October 12, 2013. There were approximately 120 community members that participated in the walk. They walked from TSC to Kroger and back, a total of 3 miles.  Also, Miami Trace FFA [...]

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