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Dairy Excel: Employee motivation takes partnership

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Bernie Erven, ag economist at The Ohio State University specializing in human resource issues writes about the two-sided question of employee motivation.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Sept. 13, 2001

Thursday, September 13, 2001

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

Dairy Channel: Designing silos for dairy operations.

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Ernie Oelker, agricultural extension agent in Columbiana County, writes about the design and sizing of bunker silos for dairy operations.

September magic

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about the sylvan king and queen that rule over the space she also inhabits.

Read it Again: Week of Sept. 13, 2001.

Thursday, September 13, 2001

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

Remembering wooden planes

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth remembers the use and uses of wooden carpenter’s planes, a block of beech with a blade.

Forts used for protection from hostiles

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the numerous rebuilt evidences and records of forts in Ohio and western Pennsylvania that tell a story of the settlers who sought protection from hostiles a century and a half ago.

Good old days

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb has shared in her column this week a letter from a reader who has been looking back through her bills from the 1950s.

Read it Again: Week of Sept. 6, 2001

Thursday, September 6, 2001

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

Dairy Excel: Which works best? Decision-making takes varying styles

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Terry Beck, agricultural extension agent in Wayne County and a member of the OSU Extension Dairy Excel team, writes about decision-making styles and shared decision-making with employees.

Hazard A Guess: Week of Aug.31, 2001

Thursday, August 30, 2001

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

Read it Again: Week of Aug.31, 2001

Thursday, August 30, 2001

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

Summing up summer

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes of crickets and katydids, gerbils and kittens, and a brand new clothes line.

Dairy Channel: New Mexico dairyman creates niche by processing his own dairy products

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, writes about an unusual dairy entrepreneur who has made a place for himself with a 200-cow dairy by bottling and selling his own “Jersey Gold All Natural Milk.”

Thanks for support

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.

Pens, inks and dyes were homemade

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about making quill pens and ink out of saw filings and vinegar for school back in the days when little was store bought.

Read it Again: Week of Aug. 23, 2001.

Thursday, August 23, 2001

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

Red Cross says thanks

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.

Larding needles weren’t for sewing

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about what some of the terms included in old cookbooks mean in terms of fireplace cooking.

The eight proposition intruder

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about her experience when a drunken driver drove headlong onto her brother’s farm.

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