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True confessions: I started out ‘numbers challenged’

Thursday, October 21, 2004

This is going to be a “confessions” column to try to lure all those folks who love or hate working with farm bookkeeping, records and finances into really enjoying themselves at the From Bookkeeper to CFO workshops this fall.

Few fan-o-grams in columnist’s mail

Thursday, October 21, 2004

It’s been more than a year since readers have had their say in this weekly space, so, in the spirit of this election season – warning: mudballs ahead – here’s their take on my take of agriculture.

Program enriched many lives

Thursday, October 21, 2004

One of the most interesting segments of time in American history is one that few youth of today know anything about.

Fighting terrorism on the home front

Thursday, October 21, 2004

It’s been more than three years since Sept. 11, 2001. And each day, our focus on that horrendous tragedy blurs.

Next crop: Dairy heifers are the future

Thursday, October 14, 2004

The dairy replacements are the foundation of any dairy enterprise. They are the future of your dairy herd and will be one of the major factors that will determine continued improved herd performance.

Autumn leaves bring world of hope

Thursday, October 14, 2004

The words “Fall Classic” meant nothing to me on the dairy farm of my youth until 1964.
That year, after 18 years of futility, the St.

Looking around, the skyline changes

Thursday, October 14, 2004

“Why do we love to gaze on the blue canopy of the summer sky, the many-colored flowers of the spring, the beautiful faces of innocent children? Why do we love to listen to the symphony of the orchestra, the music of the mountain wind playing with the pine trees, the mighty voice of lonely waterfalls?
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No one has it made in the shade

Thursday, October 14, 2004

Made in America. We’ve all known for a long time that the U.S. consumer is two-faced.
We say we want to support local produce growers but, golly, those Wal-Mart green peppers are cheaper.

Adding insult to incarceration

Thursday, October 14, 2004

Talk about adding insult to incarceration.
Martha Stewart has been sentenced to serve her time at the federal prison in Alderson, W.

Sticks, stones and sharp words

Thursday, October 7, 2004

(Authors note: Names and locations have been changed to protect the not-so-innocent and any resemblance to anyone living or annoying is purely coincidental.

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