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Civilization’s Most Important Paper: Unrolled

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Watching the TV commercial where the Cottonelle puppy chases an unfurling roll of toilet paper across the house left me wondering again where our toilet paper is disappearing.

Processors pour out reasons to offer Americans big glass of fake milk

Thursday, October 27, 2005

If a few American dairy processors have their way with the agbiz-pliant U.S. Department of Agriculture, American consumers will be buying milk, cheese and other dairy products altered with items not approved as food ingredients by the Food and Drug Administration.

Tragedy tears at family friends

Thursday, October 20, 2005

It was 20 years ago that I first became friends with Dorothy, a woman who joked that since she was twice my age she could give me twice as much advice as friends my own age.

Adding to the class menagerie

Thursday, October 20, 2005

As usual, our family remains committed to causing highly educated and supremely dedicated professionals seriously doubt their career of choice.

Roadside Bumper Crop Is Fall Nuisance

Thursday, October 20, 2005

The rampant display of campaign signs before election time annoys me, marring fall’s promising vista with clutter.

U.S. ag trade offer to be short-lived

Thursday, October 20, 2005

After a few tough months at home – falling poll numbers, staying at Rancho del Lazio while New Orleans flooded, Harriet “Who?” Miers – the Bush Administration sought to get its mojo working again by dropping an agricultural trade bomb in Geneva Oct.

Capturing the moment forever

Thursday, October 13, 2005

As summer nods its farewell, our school hosts the annual football homecoming game and dance in mid-October each year.

Americans just say no to science

Thursday, October 13, 2005

A team from the National Science Museum in Tokyo, has, for the first time, discovered a giant squid captured on camera in its natural habitat.

Where do USDA dollars go? More places than you think …

Thursday, October 13, 2005

The USDA not only provides the budget for local Farm Service Agency offices and programs, it funds and administers dozens of other programs related to food safety and distribution, land management, rural development and agricultural research.

Apropos Apron: Chic Looks, Seldom Cooks

Thursday, October 13, 2005

Returning my coffee mug to my drawer of personal stuff at work, I noted the apron still there from my camera room days at Farm and Dairy.


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