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Image 1 - New Feed Helps Turkey Producers Gobble Up Profits
2011-11-11 10:51:00

[ Watch the Video ] New formula reduces feed costs by 10 percent As feed prices have risen in recent years, feeding turkeys has become more costly than many producers can bear. Satisfying turkeys' hunger accounts for 70 percent of the cost of producing turkey meat. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has produced a cheaper turkey feed, which could fill turkeys' tummies and producers' pockets. "Cost reduction is a critical concern in the industry," said Jeff Firman, a...

2008-07-30 09:00:42

By Margot Sanger-Katz The Concord police have arrested two suspects who they say stole a Dell computer from Wal-Mart while surveillance cameras were rolling. Michael Firman, 23, and Melissa Sweatt, 20, both of Manchester, were arrested July 29. Firman was charged with shoplifting; Sweatt was charged with criminal liability for the conduct of another. The police said they recovered the computer and will use it as evidence. According to the police, video from the store shows a man and...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.