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Unusual farm facts worth sharing

Thursday, September 5, 2002

Those who grew up on a farm often take the wonder of farm life for granted. Columnist Judith Sutherland shares some interesting tidbits about farm wonders in her column this week.

The wonder of Oz

Thursday, September 5, 2002

The experience of community theatre was a new one for family life editor Laurie Steeb, but one worth sharing.

Read it Again: Week of Aug. 29, 2002

Thursday, August 29, 2002

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

Is life really survival of the wittiest?

Thursday, August 29, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland defends her theory of survival of the wittiest, complete with examples of rural orneriness.

Ol’ Dad and his RV

Thursday, August 29, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes of her family RV journey.

Life Out Loud:Banish clutter? Banish the thought

Thursday, August 29, 2002

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt explains why she refuses to declare war on household clutter.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Aug. 29, 2002

Thursday, August 29, 2002

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

Table settings throughout the years

Thursday, August 29, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes of the evolution of modern plates and silverware.

Dairy Channel: How to price standing corn for silage

Thursday, August 29, 2002

Diane Shoemaker guides producers through the process of pricing fields for silage.

Dairy Excel: Somatic cell count: How low can it go?

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Dennis Weilnau compares herd somatic cell counts and examines dairy farm attitudes.

As American as mom, hot dogs, and passing the buck

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt offers commentary on the need to pass responsibility for our own irresponsibility.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Aug. 22, 2001

Thursday, August 22, 2002

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

Dorr appointment is ‘vulgar abuse of power’

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Reader says President George Bush’s “recess appointment” of controversial Tom Dorr as undersecretary of agriculture for rural development, after the Senate Ag Committee refused to recommend his confirmation to the full Senate can only be termed a vulgar abuse of power.

How to manage burned-out pastures

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Get tips on how to manage and graze dry pastures during the summer drought.

Lessons linger from long-ago summers

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland looks back on the possibilities summer offered in days gone by.

From the woods: Deciding which trees to use for buckets, hinges, brooms

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth reflects on early settlers’ choices of wood for furniture.

How Cool Are You?

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about the luxuries of air conditioners.

Read it Again: Week of Aug. 22, 2001

Thursday, August 22, 2002

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

Hazard A Guess: Week of Aug. 15, 2002

Thursday, August 15, 2002

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

Lessons from a child

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb shares the wisdom of her 5-year-old neighbor, Zoe.

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