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We’re gonna need a big combine

Thursday, November 4, 2004

There is nothing quite so delightful as a child at play, imagination at full mast, evoking our own childhood past.

Daylight saved is daylight earned

Thursday, November 4, 2004

Ask any three adults you know, I’m talking even the brilliant, highly educated ones. The ones who can’t even match their shoes or tuck in their shirts, they are that smart.

Rabobank isn’t out for the count

Thursday, November 4, 2004

Just as the noisy presidential campaign reached its October crescendo, the biggest, most bitter issue in farm country – Rabobank’s bid to buy Omaha’s Farm Credit Services of America (FCSA) – skidded to a quiet end.

Renegade ATV riders just plain slobs

Thursday, November 4, 2004

Growing up, my sister Carol and I turned just about every corner of our parents’ 98 acres into our own personal playhouse.

Why you need a chief financial officer

Thursday, November 4, 2004

Financial management of dairy farms is one of the biggest challenges of today’s managers.
Like raising heifers and spreading manure on the far-away fields, financial management often gets relegated to the bottom of the to-do list.

Speaking out on verbal abuse

Thursday, October 28, 2004

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me?
Speak for yourself pal. Words, when abused, give me a screaming headache.

Not knowing beans about seed corn

Thursday, October 28, 2004

Love him or hate him, controversial filmmaker Michael Moore has his self-described “America’s biggest slacker” act down pat.

Nutrients: How valuable are forages?

Thursday, October 28, 2004

As the winter feeding period approaches, thoughts of my feeding program come to mind.

How The Cookie Crumbles

Thursday, October 28, 2004

Cookies aren’t going away anytime soon since they are firmly baked into our culture. According to one food historian, “[They] mean mother, and milk, and tea.

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.


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