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Dairy Excel: Orientation: Make a good first impression with a new employee

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Bernie Erven, ag economist at OSU specializing in human resource issues and a member of the OSU’s DairyExcel team, writes what you can do during a new employees first few hours on the job.

There’s a tool and a wood for every job

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the way tool makers used the right wood to fashion the right tool, when tools were handmade and carved from wood.

CAUV recoupment stings

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Ohio farmer says the Ohio Farm Bureau’s support of legislation to extend CAUV recoupment to five years in the name of farmland preservation in not in the interest of the farmer.

Dairy Channel: A recipe to mess up your farm

Thursday, January 17, 2002

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, writes about the “10 Stupid Things” people do to blow a good farm operation right out of the water?

A new nay of thinking

Thursday, January 17, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about new feelings of having her parents needing her to help look out for them.

How to keep your silver sparkling

Thursday, January 17, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about silver and its need to be cleaned.

Read it Again: Week of Jan. 17, 2002.

Thursday, January 17, 2002

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

Hazard A Guess: Week of Jan. 17, 2002

Thursday, January 17, 2002

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

There was paint before there was Sherwin-Williams

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about making paints at home with

red ochre pigment.

DairyExcel: Keep new employee’s feelings in mind

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Terry Beck, OSU agricultural extension agent in Wayne County and a member of OSU’s DairyExcel team, writes on making a new employee’s first few days on the farm a positive experience.

Read it Again: Week of Jan. 10, 2002.

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Each week “Farm and Dairy” takes a look at what was making news in

years gone by.

Simply wonderful Christmas

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about a memorable Christmas.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Jan. 10, 2002

Thursday, January 10, 2002

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

DairyExcel: Keep new employee’s feelings in mind

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Terry Beck, OSU agricultural extension agent in Wayne County and a member of OSU’s DairyExcel team, writes on making a new employee’s first few days on the farm a positive experience.

Read it Again: Week of Jan. 3, 2002.

Thursday, January 3, 2002

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

A cartel by any other name …

Thursday, January 3, 2002

A Huntington, Ohio, reader expresses his feelings on the idea of “dairy cartels.”

Sparkling jewelry mark of growing social wealth

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the currency of adornment and the evolution of its design.

Dairy Excel: New Year’s resolutions for dairy producers

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Dennis Weilnau, agricultural extension agent in Stark and Summit counties and a member of OSU’s DairyExcel team, urges dairy producers to build their New Year’s resolutions around improvements.

Mission accomplished: Simplicity

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about Gustave Stickley’s “mission” style furniture.

Read it Again: Week of Dec. 27, 2001

Thursday, December 27, 2001

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

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