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Columns Results

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.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Oct. 17, 2002

Thursday, October 17, 2002

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

Honeybees’ secret life gives deeper insight

Thursday, October 17, 2002

Despite her dislike of crawling, creeping, buzzing creatures, Columnist Judith Sutherland looks a bit deeper into the remarkable societal structure of honeybees.

Giving credit where credit is past-due

Thursday, October 17, 2002

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt promises she’d pay her $76 gas bill – if she actually had natural gas service. Collection agents still hound her for the fictional bill.

Japanese tinplate vehicle toys gave a preview of future automobiles

Thursday, October 17, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the more than 100-year lifetime of tinplate toys with a lithograph finish.

From the Tomato Patch

Thursday, October 17, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about what to do with those extra tomatoes.

The Forgotten Forage: Corn Residue

Thursday, October 17, 2002

With the break in the weather, life is good again for graziers, but the question still persists: What could I be doing now to ensure I will have enough feed for winter? The answer may be in the corn field.

Attend meeting to help solve school-funding issues

Thursday, October 17, 2002

UAW Local 1112 retiree urges tri-county residents to take interest in school-funding issue.

Read it Again: Week of Oct. 17, 2002

Thursday, October 17, 2002

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

Dairy Excel: December dairy conference: Let’s talk cows

Thursday, October 17, 2002

OSU Extension Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker cautions not to let it fool you; the upcoming Ohio Dairy Conference is not another county fair, although all the talk about cows, good food and interesting people might make you think otherwise.

Older generations cooked up own fun

Thursday, October 10, 2002

When columnist Judie Sutherland looks back on seasons past, she remembers how much fun the kids of “her” generation could cook up, none of it costing a dime.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Oct. 10, 2002

Thursday, October 10, 2002

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

Love beyond measure: Wine glasses for weddings, mugs for marriage

Thursday, October 10, 2002

It’s just an old coffee mug, but for columnist Kym Seabolt, it’s a symbol of wedded bliss: slightly worn, slightly comforting, but always present.

Read it Again: Week of Oct. 10, 2002

Thursday, October 10, 2002

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

Dairy Channel: Silo management challenges in 2002

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Now that the silage is in the silo, extension agent Ernie Oelker says the real work begins to assure the cows receive a safe, properly balanced ration that is palatable and capable of supporting optimum production.

Put Me Back In The Saddle, Again

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Family life editor Laurie Steeb is ready to get behind the steering wheel of a car. Maybe.

Interpreting our Farm Aid editorial

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Reader is disappointed that Farm and Dairy didn’t support the intent behind the Farm Aid concerts.

Breast cancer advice from a survivor

Thursday, October 10, 2002

“I am lucky and fortunate to be a breast cancer survivor,” writes letter writer Pattie Coplin. “Many women refuse to take a proactive role against breast cancer and ignore the situation completely.”

Yesteryear catalogs entertain, excite

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes that those Sears catalogs were an important part of America, from the most rural post office route in the backwoods all the way to bustling big cities.

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