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New clothing line likely not in my future

Thursday, December 16, 2004

Do you think the witness protection program offers a new wardrobe? More importantly, can I enroll before I have to appear in anything “dressier” than Santa print PJs for the holidays?
Not asking for much.

Johanns’ confirmation is easy; it’s everything else that will be hard

Thursday, December 16, 2004

A few days after his presidential nomination to replace Ann Veneman as secretary of agriculture, Nebraska Gov.

Stockpiled forages are ready to use

Thursday, December 9, 2004

Here we are in December and I see livestock in numerous pastures where there is no grass left to eat.

Nothing like a 3-year-old spark plug

Thursday, December 9, 2004

It was a gray and dreary morning. Not much happening. Not much to spark the day. Until the phone rang.

No spilled milk to cry over

Thursday, December 9, 2004

How is it that in the advent of modern technology, the untold wonders borne of the industrial revolution, and the joy of living in an age that has (at last!) developed a disposable toilet bowl brush, some things remain pathetically unchanged?
Advanced.

Biggest challenge isn’t ag-related

Thursday, December 9, 2004

When mad cow test alerts hit the airwaves, Dusty and Cheryl Sonnenberg were worried they wouldn’t be able to market their dairy beef products.

Pocket Panache

Thursday, December 9, 2004

Struggling in my handbag is an almost daily experience for me. Oh, I made sure to choose a bag with all the organizer pockets including one for a cell phone.

Even without WTO free trade deal, U.S. ag export surplus evaporates

Thursday, December 9, 2004

For nearly two years, U.S. farmers and ranchers watched as the second shoe grew bigger and bigger.
On Nov.

Getting a ‘license’ for independence

Thursday, December 2, 2004

My daughter Caroline is putting her driver’s permit to good use, always asking if there is any place I need to go, ever willing to drive me.

New faces at the kids’ table

Thursday, December 2, 2004

I am proud – if a bit startled – to report that my younger cousin brought her own baby to Thanksgiving dinner this year.

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