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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.

Vocal minority passed Florida hog legislation

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Agriculture lost its voice in the recent Florida ballot issue to prohibit the use of gestation stalls for sows.

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.

Kathie’s Sensational Sizzle Burger

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb may be handing over the kitchen torch to her youngest daughter, if Kathie’s latest concoction is any indication.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Nov. 21, 2002

Thursday, November 21, 2002

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

Lucky Chucky

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about the new creature sharing her yard.

Veterans’ courage continues to inspire

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland shares why she thinks Veteran’s Day should be observed more than just once a year.

Dairy Excel: Farm with a winning business attitude

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Bernie Erven writes on farm management, sharing the fact that the top manager sets the tone for everyone else in a business.

In fraktur, lettering becomes an art

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about motifs illustrating birds and flowers painted on large barns common in eastern Pennsylvania.

Read it Again: Week of November 14, 2002

Thursday, November 14, 2002

80 years ago this week. The average rate of wages of U.S. male farm labor Oct. 1 was $28.97 a month, with board. The average in 1921 was $30.14. W.S. McBane of East Liverpool had the highest testing Guernsey in October in the official cow test association. Lady C of Mara Alva produced 1,005.6 pounds […]

Hazard A Guess: Week of November 14, 2002

Thursday, November 14, 2002

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

The farm: A place to work, a place to think

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland reflects on the simplicity of farmers’ thinking places.

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