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105 WATER RIGHTS: CAN THEY BE BROKERED? Jay M. Bagley, Kirk R. Kimball, and Lee Kapaloski Active and complex water markets create problems for individuals and corporations alike in transferring and selling water rights or merely buying and selling the water itself. USU scientists believe a water rights brokerage service could simplify procedures and consolidate vital information.

108 FOOD AND NUTRITION PATTERNS IN THE U.S. Bonita W. Wyse, Carol T. Windham, and R. Gaurth Hansen The goal of analyzing consumer consumption patterns is to better understand what the American public is eating and what implications this has for national health. USU researchers and students work together toward this end.

112 HORN ABERRATIONS IN DALL SHEEP OF THE SOUTHWEST YUKON Thomas D. Bunch and Manfred Hoefs Widely recognized for outstanding work on sinusitis in the bighorn sheep, Dr. Bunch and his team were asked to join with the Yukon Wildlife Branch to investigate possible causes of an often fatal horn deformity in the rare Dall sheep. Their preliminary findings are discussed.

115 APPRENTICESHIP-STUDENT INVOLVEMENT IN RESEARCH The apprentice system fuels viable research programs from virology to range management while offering novice scientists professional experience.

122 MIGRANTS AND COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION Stephen H. Kan The new preference for rural living by younger, better educated people may bring new vitality to these communities as they bring with them a significantly higher willingness to donate their time, money, and responsibilities.

124 IRON DEFICIENCY-DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF UTAH FIELD CORN E. Frank Schnitzer and R. L. Smith Mineral deficiencies in Utah soils can reflect themselves in crops such as corn. Knowing the appearances of each deficiency and what it means, and the proper management procedures, can improve your yield.

129 A PROJECT IN PROGRESS DIET AND CANCER-IN SEARCH OF FACTS Lois M. Cox Significant student input has vitalized this new USUI U of U research project as it attempts to confirm suspected causes and mechanisms of this western world disease. Cultural comparisons and statistical occurrence of the disease are discussed.

133 1980 INDEX