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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 November 14, 2002

Thursday, November 14, 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 […]

Dairy Channel: Beware of income taxes this year

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Financial and milk price situations lead farm managers to the unexpected conclusion that they owe taxes. Ernie Oelker wonders how can this happen when everybody knows farmers aren’t making any money?

Christmas: To have and to hoard

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt reflects on holiday shopping and stampeding toy riots.

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.

Let’s Talk Barns

Thursday, November 7, 2002

When Larry Sulzer first saw the carriage barn it was severely overgrown with vegetation and sinking into the ground, yet it still had a “commanding presence.”

Sulzer shares thoughts of his barn discovery and its subsequent relocation in this week’s “Let’s Talk Barns” column. You’ll find it and other regular column features here.

Let’s Talk Barns:The journey: Once upon a time there was a barn …

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Take a look back on the historical background of a carriage barn in Lorain, Ohio, and read about moving it to a new home.

Colonists’ Sunday church rituals

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes of early settlers’ first meeting houses and the traditions of those structures.

Election Eve Blues

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb explains why she dreads election time each year.

Read it Again: Week of November 7, 2002

Thursday, November 7, 2002

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

Hazard A Guess: Week of November 7, 2002

Thursday, November 7, 2002

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

Collectors get chill at rare fan find

Thursday, October 31, 2002

With the hot weather of this summer now just a memory, antique columnist Roy Booth starts thinking about fans.

Managing your fall, winter forage

Thursday, October 31, 2002

With this being a unique and challenging year for grazing management, producers need to seriously look at their quantity and quality of stored feed.

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