Archive for Sunday, June 13, 2010

25 years ago: Culture Farms order altered by judge

June 13, 2010


A Topeka judge made a slight alteration in the cease-and-desist order for Culture Farms Inc. Although the judge doesn’t want culture starter kits grown anywhere in the U.S., it was not clear whether Kansas authorities had the authority to block starter-kit sales outside the state of Kansas.

County commissioners and their public works director had scheduled a work session to plan the new southern bypass project. Commissioner Warren Rhodes said that planning should begin immediately if the county hoped to gain funding from KDOT.

A sweep oscillator plug-in, valued at $17,000, was donated by Hewlett-Packard Co. to the Remote Sensing Laboratory at Kansas University. The device, which produces high-frequency electromagnetic waves, was to be used to test radar and communications equipment. It was also expected to play a role in the development of a $195,000 grant project to establish a Millimeter Wave Radar Laboratory to experiment with high frequencies for military and civilian uses.


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