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Dorr appointment is ‘vulgar abuse of power’

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Reader says President George Bush’s “recess appointment” of controversial Tom Dorr as undersecretary of agriculture for rural development, after the Senate Ag Committee refused to recommend his confirmation to the full Senate can only be termed a vulgar abuse of power.

How to manage burned-out pastures

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Get tips on how to manage and graze dry pastures during the summer drought.

From the woods: Deciding which trees to use for buckets, hinges, brooms

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth reflects on early settlers’ choices of wood for furniture.

How Cool Are You?

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about the luxuries of air conditioners.

As American as mom, hot dogs, and passing the buck

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt offers commentary on the need to pass responsibility for our own irresponsibility.

Read it Again: Week of Aug. 22, 2001

Thursday, August 22, 2002

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

Hazard A Guess: Week of Aug. 22, 2001

Thursday, August 22, 2002

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

Lessons linger from long-ago summers

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland looks back on the possibilities summer offered in days gone by.

Dairy Excel: Somatic cell count: How low can it go?

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Dennis Weilnau compares herd somatic cell counts and examines dairy farm attitudes.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Aug. 15, 2002

Thursday, August 15, 2002

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

As school begins, Cort’s Lyme disease battle continues

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland shares the ongoing horror her family faces in the battle against Lyme disease. Her son, Cort, experiences symptoms of chronic Lyme disease – “like living through a nightmare that just won’t go away.”

Dairy Channel: Tips for on-farm assessment, environmental review program

Thursday, August 15, 2002

An on-farm environmental assessment can help producers address problem areas, says columnist and ag extension agent Ernest Oelker.

Unlocking the mystery of hidden flower gardens

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Columnist Roy Booth takes a trip down the memory lane into village and farmstead flower gardens.

Lessons from a child

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb shares the wisdom of her 5-year-old neighbor, Zoe.

Committed to committees: How to run government without trying

Thursday, August 15, 2002

If you’ve ever sat on a committee, or ever worked with one, or even tried to talk to one, you’ll know exactly what columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt is talking about in this week’s column.

Read it Again: Week of Aug. 15, 2002

Thursday, August 15, 2002

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

At the tone, please mind your manners

Thursday, August 8, 2002

Telephone customer service? What’s that? Columnist Kym Seabolt reminds readers what good telephone manners really are.

Read it Again: Week of Aug. 8, 2002

Thursday, August 8, 2002

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

Hazard A Guess: Week of Aug. 8, 2002

Thursday, August 8, 2002

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

Zoo’ of dogs provides love, therapy

Thursday, August 8, 2002

It’s a dog’s life around columnist Judie Sutherland’s house. But that’s not all bad…

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