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Where is ag on Bush’s priorities?

Thursday, February 24, 2005

One day recently, the morning TV news carried two headlines that made me stop in my tracks.
Condoleeza Rice was appealing for several billion dollars in aid to be sent to Tunisia, and about quadruple that billion dollar amount to be sent to Iraq and Afghanistan.

The not-so princess diaries

Thursday, February 24, 2005

In the beginning, when it came to parenting a daughter, I wasn’t exactly in the pink.
Sure, I had been a girlie-girl as a child.

Trillion-dollar debt shapes budget, but Washington can’t blot red ink

Thursday, February 24, 2005

As the White House and Congress pout, parry and plot over the 2006 federal budget plan of President George W.

Growing up late

Thursday, February 17, 2005

At 30, I left the home where I grew up. Though not posh or extravagant, it was a place that afforded more comforts than I could have ever enjoyed on my own.

Journey of hardship and faith

Thursday, February 17, 2005

As the journey by covered wagon unfolds for Laura Ingalls Wilder, her husband and young daughter, Rose, it becomes apparent that the travelers will be glad to settle down in a new home.

Someday your prince will come – if his mommy says he can

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Someday your prince will come. Sadly, if you’re Camilla Parker Bowles, he’ll come with some serious baggage.

Help yourself by training employees

Thursday, February 17, 2005

In a dairy farm’s employee break room, I saw the following posted: “Our employees are our most important asset.

Budget’s math, politics don’t add up

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Presidential budget proposals usually are about two things, politics and mathematics. Both elements carry equal weight.

Foraging for Fiesta

Thursday, February 10, 2005

My love for the look of Fiestaware holds steady over the years, but the only piece I own is a white teapot that I picked up for a buck at our church rummage sale.

Dairy’s future: Let’s hope for the best

Thursday, February 10, 2005

What’s in a “Milk-Feed Ratio – A Peek at the Future”?
On Jan. 31, USDA published its Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Situation and Outlook Report.

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