Changes to U.S.
Savings Bonds in 2003
Jan. 27, 2003---Several
major changes in policies regarding U.S. savings bonds are being put
into place in 2003.
Savings bonds are issued
by the U.S. Treasury Department. They are non-marketable securities,
which means consumers may not sell or buy them from anyone except an
issuing and redeeming agent authorized by the Treasury Department.
Savings bonds are registered securities, owned exclusively by the
person or persons named on them.
New Weed Technologies Offer Convenience and Flexibility
--- Roundup Ready technology is the 800-pound gorilla of
weed-control in cotton farming, and thatís not likely to change
Conservation Security Program: To Be or Not to Be?
Auburn, Jan. 30, 2003 --- The 2002 Farm Bill, touted as the
most significant conservation legislation in more than 30 years, has
fallen on hard times.
NRCS -- 2002 Farm Bill Conservation Provisions
Deep Is Your Fat?
January 28, 2003 --- All kinds of body fat are bad, but as
studies are showing, some are worse than others. (More...)
Earned Income Credit
Pays Workers Big Bucks
January 24, 2003 --
The federal government has a plan to put extra money in the pockets
of workers. The plan is called the Earned Income Credit (EIC).
It is a
tax credit that can provide up to $4,140 in added income.
Moderate Alcohol Consumption, Good News with a Caveat
January 22, 2003 --- With each passing study the message is becoming as crystal clear
as a freshly scrubbed wine goblet -- moderate alcohol consumption is
good for some people. It may even reduce the risk of coronary
Management Program Conference Begins March 26
Jan. 16, 2003 --- Organizers
of the upcoming National Extension Risk Management Education Program
Conference are hoping to build on what has quickly become a
nationwide grassroots educational effort.
Horse Fair Features Nationally Recognized Horsemen
January 16, 2003 --- The Alabama Horse Fair returns this month
with an exciting program. Nationally known horse trainers and equine
entertainers will be featured at the fair slated for January 25-26
at Montgomeryís Garrett Coliseum.
Pounds, Losing Years
Jan. 15, 2003 --- That extra weight youíre carrying around at
age 20 or 30 poses long-term risk to your health.
It may even be robbing you of part of your life.
Bull Test Sale Set
January 10, 2003 ---