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Columns Results

Dairy Channel: Year in review Manure, drought and no-till corn

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Ernie Oelker reports on farm research involving liquid dairy manure as a nitrogen source for no-till corn.

Read it Again: Week of December 5, 2002

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Give a gift that gives

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about giftless giving, the newest trend.

If you can read and share this, thank a preschool teacher

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt pays honor to those arsenals of construction paper and paste, boo-boo magicians and holiday program planners we call preschool teachers.

Hazard A Guess: Week of December 5, 2002

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Gafkjen heads west to pursue dreams

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland tells part three of pioneering farmstead settlers in the early 1900s.

Thankful for less

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

The holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas should not be about indulgences and overindulgences, but about the idea that less really is more, says Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb.

Crying ‘Wolf!

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Artificial reintroduction of wolves and other predators should not only be a concern out West, but right here in Ohio.

Read it Again: Week of Nov. 28, 2002

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Consider forage quality, location when weighing winter feeding options

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

While some managers in our area have been able to stockpile grass in a few paddocks, more stored forage will be required this year. This week’s “All About Grazing” column offers management tips for winter feeding.

Give thanks for traditional feast fare

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Don’t let the waistline police interfere with your holiday menus. Columnist Kym Seabolt urges readers to just say ‘no’ to nouvelle cuisine.

Jewelry used to update clothing, status

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Costume jewelry continues to delight the ladies (and the men collectors), as columnist Roy Booth shares this week.

Judith Sutherland:Dreams of farm ownership drove homesteading movement in West

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland continues her look at the inspiration that pushed pioneers further west during the early years of this nation.

Pa. FB pushes S.B. 1413

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Pa. farmers have helped push some of the most stringent environmental safeguards in the nation, but a few township officials are imposing their own version of regulations and limitations on agriculture.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Nov. 28, 2002

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

A new friend and family plan: Parents

Thursday, November 21, 2002

It’s time for parents to stand up and be parents, not friends, says columnist Kym Seabolt.

Read it Again: Week of Nov. 21, 2002

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Dairy Channel: Farming crickets or cows takes skill

Thursday, November 21, 2002

District Extension Dairy Specialist veers from her normal dairy channels this week to explore the world of cricket farming. Yep, that’s right. Crickets.

Homesteading: Wild West beckons

Thursday, November 21, 2002

What was it like to be lured by the pamphlets and the rhetoric, to head West for land, lots of land, just by homesteading it. Columnist Judith Sutherland wonders just that is a series starting in this week’s column.

Japanese art styles had big influence

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Columnist Roy Booth shares what happened when East met West, as the improvements in transportation opened the world to other cultures.

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