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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.

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.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Oct. 31, 2001

Thursday, October 31, 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.

Old horse tales continue swishing

Thursday, October 31, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland remembers some of her favorite stories from her childhood, which revolve around the horses in her family tree.

Make me a garden gnome and I’ll be your Christmas goose

Thursday, October 31, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb laments about being exposed to Christmas marketing before Halloween is even over.

Don your grown-up get-ups for Halloween and every day in between

Thursday, October 31, 2002

Columnist Kym Seabolt has just the Halloween costume suggestion for you adults: How about the “Sensitive Male” get-up, or the “Informed Voter” disguise?

Read it Again: Week of Oct. 31, 2001

Thursday, October 31, 2002

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

Dairy Excel: Will dairy industry follow trends of poultry and pork livestock sectors?

Thursday, October 31, 2002

Author Jim Skeeles writes that he sees the dairy trend following that of poultry and pork – more and more milk being produced by larger herds, with the share of milk produced by small herds dwindling.

Shop ’til you drop your senses

Thursday, October 24, 2002

Columnist Kym Seabolt’s mother never bought a Veg-O-Matic based on the lure of TV commercials, so her daughter is not about to succomb to the lure of the “Perfect Pancake” maker, either.

Miss Murphy: It’s just not the same

Thursday, October 24, 2002

Most dogs are finely tuned to what’s going on in the lives of their owners, and columnist Judie Sutherland’s English Shepherd adds her two cents’ worth this week.

Read it Again: Week of Oct. 24, 2002

Thursday, October 24, 2002

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

Good Therapy

Thursday, October 24, 2002

The physical therapy that Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb is undergoing in the wake of a automobile accident is as beneficial for her spirit as it is her physical recovery.

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