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2 CROPS FIELD DAY It was a dry year but there was a deluge of ideas at research plots.

12 TH E PLANT CANCER CONNECTION A look at some new wrinkles in the relationship between vegetables and Cancer.

13 DESERT SOILS Desert regions may have a larger role in the global climate than once thought.

14 ALTERNATIVE FORAGES The high yields and quality of alternative forages have renewed these sheep producers' faith in the industry,

20 PUBLIC LAND RANCHERS Survey results show few ranchers are ready for possible Changes in grazing permits.

21 ORIGINS OF FLAVOR IN CHEESE USU researchers are developing a low-fat and better-tasting cheese.