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When solitude reigned and the banks of the Ohio were watered with blood

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Columnist Roy Booth looks back at the dawn of the 19th century, when Ohio was the western frontier of the United States.

Hazard A Guess – Week of Jan. 11, 2001

Thursday, January 11, 2001

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

Dairy Excel: Keys to a winning business attitude

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Farming was, is and always will be risky. Managers can reduce the uncertainty of their decisions through more and better information.

Back then, advertising was spoon-fed

Thursday, January 11, 2001

Advertisement spoons are of special interest because of the subject represented and the ease of identification. However, many spoons are questionable as to whether there are an advertisement or souvenir.

Read It Again – Week of Jan. 11, 2001

Thursday, January 11, 2001

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

A farmer can appreciate the ‘arts’

Thursday, January 11, 2001

This letter writer takes offense to an elected official who considers those who choose to farm unsophisticated country bumpkins.

Tables for dinner, chairs for sitting

Thursday, January 4, 2001

Along the way style imposed itself over the basic function of chairs, as columnist Roy Booth points out in this week’s column.

Dairy Channel: Resolve to profit from change in 2001

Thursday, January 4, 2001

This is a challenging time for milk producers. Find out what your weakest management areas are and work on these first.

Hazard A Guess – Week of Jan. 4, 2001

Thursday, January 4, 2001

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

Read It Again – Week of Dec. 28, 2000

Thursday, December 28, 2000

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

American pottery comes of age in 1876

Thursday, December 28, 2000

After the 1876 Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia American artisans began to develop true American styles, especially in art forms. Greater progress was evident after 1876 than in the two centuries prior.

Hazard A Guess – Week of Dec. 28, 2000

Thursday, December 28, 2000

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

I will pray for him

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Another letter writer responds to one reader’s Christian bashing.

Dairy Channel: A dairyman’s Christmas poem

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Extension dairy specialist Dianne Shoemaker pens a short ode to the season – as seen from the barn.

Hazard A Guess – Week of Dec. 21, 2000

Thursday, December 21, 2000

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

History of pottery has Ohio roots

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Some historians say the history of East Liverpool, Ohio, is the pottery history of the United States. Columnist Roy Booth traces the roots of pottery in the Ohio Valley.

Read It Again – Week of Dec. 21, 2000

Thursday, December 21, 2000

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

What was he thinking?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Reader responds to letter writer’s rant.

Electoral college a barrier to democracy

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The emergence of partisan politics has corrupted the electoral college by exacting advance pledges from the electors.

Dairy Excel: Total quality management has benefits

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The benefit of TQM to a dairy producer, regardless of herd size, is that it simplifies your work life because it defines the important farm quality goals, how they will be achieved, and what needs to be done to produce the quality product.

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