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Columns Results

What A Coincidence!

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about the science of coincidence.

Copy cats and working class dogs

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Kymberly Seabolt wouldn’t trade her dogs for a cloned version.

Medicine takes the shape of a book

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Columnist Judy Sutherland explains how books are serving as a solace for Cort.

A Pig by Any Other Name… Still Smells!

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about an unlikely pet – the pig

Read it Again: Week of Feb. 28, 2002

Thursday, February 28, 2002

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

Hazard A Guess: Week of Feb. 28, 2002

Thursday, February 28, 2002

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

Letter writer off base

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Reader says ATV riders are legally bound to respect farmers’ property.

Animal ‘rescue’ actually endangered all

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Reader: Agroterrorism poses a serious threat to both humans and animals.

Grabbing the gold in Olympic apathy

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Columnist Kym Seabolt didn’t catch that Olympic fever

Alarm clocks: Necessary evil?

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about names given to “alarm clocks in every room”

Dairy Excel/Channel: Ohio close to final permit rules

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Ernie Oelker writes of the Ohio Department of Agriculture takeover of responsibilities for permitting large-scale livestock, poultry and dairy operations.

ATV riders should ask permission

Thursday, February 28, 2002

This reader encourages ATV riders to ask first and ride later.

Miss Murphy makes some observations

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Columnist Judy Sutherland allowed Miss Murphy, the family dog, to offer a guest commentary this week.

Dairy Excel: Buy/sell agreements are smooth business transition

Thursday, February 21, 2002

Even farm business owners need to consider how their operations will continue in their absence, or when they want to retire.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Feb. 21, 2002

Thursday, February 21, 2002

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

Take this story about ‘Beautiful Joe’ to heart

Thursday, February 21, 2002


Columnist Judith Sutherland shares life’s lessons learned from a four-legged friends (and two-legged ones as well).

For Mom

Thursday, February 21, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes a moving tribute this week to her mother, Nina Marlatt, who passed away last week.

Silverplated oil lamps still light up lamp lovers

Thursday, February 21, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the silverplated oil lamps fashionable in the late 1800s.

Frost seeding improves pastures, forage

Thursday, February 21, 2002

Frost seeding of legumes in February and early March can be used to improve pasture quality and yield.

Everybody wants my information

Thursday, February 21, 2002

Columnist Kym Seabolt wants to know why everyone wants to know her mother’s maiden name.

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