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Walk With The World For The World

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about the joys of doing for others through the annual Crop Walk, although this year, others will be “doing for her,” and pushing her wheelchair.

Forest management plan carries over to barn management plan

Thursday, October 3, 2002

A barn is more than a place to house crops, machinery and livestock. A “management plan” will help you maintain your investment.

Stop spreading e-mail hoaxes

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Don’t spread e-mail hoaxes. Check them out first.

Hazard A Guess: Week of October 3, 2002

Thursday, October 3, 2002

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

Helping neighbor turns into big mess

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Rural thugs shatter peace of columnist Judith Sutherland’s country living.

Read it Again: Week of October 3, 2002

Thursday, October 3, 2002

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

Article reflected outdated woodland thinking

Thursday, October 3, 2002

An Indiana reader objects to recent article that pushed pasture over forestland.

Then and now: Down on the farm

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes there were plenty of things to do – both around the home, barn and fields – on the farms of old.

Smoke obscures reality, mortality

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt says the anti-smoking warriors and the surgeon general just don’t get it: Teens are immortal.

Dairy Excel: Dairy producers getting squeezed: Time to review Dairy Excel book

Thursday, October 3, 2002

Extension dairy agent Tom Noyes gets back to basics in this week’s Dairy Excel column.

Read it Again: Week of Sept. 26, 2002

Thursday, September 26, 2002

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

Hazard A Guess: Week of Sept. 26, 2002

Thursday, September 26, 2002

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

Getting real with reality television

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Why, oh why, do Americans like watching “reality TV?” Columnist Kym Seabolt wants to know (and to vote off the real network executives).

Dairy Channel: Anti-fair person has change of heart

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Not all farm people are “fair people,” but most are, as OSU Extension Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker shares in her column this week, which explores her transition to fair-dom.

Philadelphia, city of brotherly love

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Philadelphia was home to much of this country’s early history, as columnist Roy Booth shares this week.

Oh, Honey! or The Silhouette Behind the Blind

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about her unique bee handling skills, and the joys of honey in this week’s column.

Child’s wisdom brings happiness

Thursday, September 26, 2002

It’s not good to color a turkey pheasant purple, and the wonderful wisdom of a 5-year-old who has entered columnist Judie Sutherland’s life.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Sept. 19, 2002

Thursday, September 19, 2002

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

Parian bisque doll heads captivate

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the admired “parian” antique dolls.

How We Behold

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes to encourage readers to live in the moment yet remember the past.

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