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The country can’t afford farm programs like before, or can it?

Thursday, October 6, 2005

Since early spring, Republican aggies in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have warned their farm and ranch constituents that farm program spending will be cut $3 billion over five years, beginning with the 2006 federal budget.

Ocean has powerful effect on life

Thursday, October 6, 2005

Standing by the ocean, I have always felt an incredible wave of awe and inspiration. There is simply nothing as powerful as watching that massive movement’s waves crash to the shore.

Private eyes: Latest on animal ID

Thursday, October 6, 2005

The livestock industry wants the government involved in the national animal identification system. And yet it doesn’t want the government involved.

‘Why I can’t come to work today’

Thursday, September 29, 2005

As anyone who ever had employees knows, being an employer is not the piece of cake that some management gurus would like us to believe.

U.S. energy policy never been decent

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Of all the lessons beaten into America by crashing Katrina, one of the biggest is that the nation’s energy policy, past as well as present, is an absolute scandal.

Realize the reach of sisterly power

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Who would I be without my sisters? I am talking both about the sisters who were born into my life, and the sisters I have chosen throughout my adult life.

Ultimate trick is the scary treat

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Obviously, it is never too early for me to start scheming – and worrying – about where my next sugar rush will come from.

Calling All Cooks!

Thursday, September 29, 2005

For a month, now, we’ve run a request for recipes from our readers to be used in the next Farm and Dairy cookbook.

Getting hammered on home improvement

Thursday, September 22, 2005

There are just some things no woman ever wants to hear from her spouse including: “Honey, I’ve met someone.

Watchin’ Tony Walk

Thursday, September 22, 2005

On mornings when I’m not working away from home, around 7:50, our dog Lydia begins her bark that usually announces just about anything that moves in our vicinity.

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