Archive for March, 2013

Social Security apathy big problem

Thursday, March 31, 2005

The whole Social Security reform issue is:
a) confusing, so I tune it out
b) political, so I tune it out
c) someone else’s problem
d) all of the above
e) there’s a problem?
At times, I’m afraid, we all feel like selecting any one of these options.

Lessons change over the years

Thursday, March 31, 2005

As time marches on, the changing of seasons remains the same, but little else has been untouched by the progression of time.

Cotton ruling is blow to exports

Thursday, March 31, 2005

You don’t own any cattle, so the court-clouded Canadian beef import rule doesn’t affect you, right?
Likewise, you don’t make fructose, raise sugar beets or grow cotton so all that mumbo-jumbo about NAFTA, CAFTA, TRIPS and the WTO is better left to those smart trade-talkers in Washington, Brussels and Geneva.

Point-by-point look at those EPA air quality compliance agreements

Thursday, March 31, 2005

On Jan. 21, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the air quality compliance agreement.

Getting hard-boiled

Thursday, March 31, 2005

I make hard-boiled eggs just a few times a year – usually to make deviled eggs; now that my kids are growing up, we haven’t taken time to color them for Easter.

What’s the name? Bond … Dog Bond

Thursday, March 31, 2005

It was a rough night in the Seabolt household, as our two dogs – a German shepherd (Ace) and his partner in crime, a relatively inert ottoman of a dog (Jagger) – decided at around 4 a.

President’s budget cuts ag spending; hits net income

Thursday, March 31, 2005

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The president’s proposed federal budget that includes features to reduce government farm program spending would cut net income for U.

Penn States hosts forestry conference

Thursday, March 31, 2005

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State’s School of Forest Resources will hold a conference, Pennsylvania’s Forest Resources: Assessing Their Condition, April 26-27 at the Nittany Lion Inn on its University Park campus.

Ohioan shows two grand champions at Mid-Atlantic Junior Angus Classic

Thursday, March 31, 2005

HARRISONBURG, Va. – Dillon Stertzbach, Louisville, Ohio, and Jessica Willis, Union Bridge, Md., were the top winners at the 2005 Mid-Atlantic Junior Angus Classic Show March 12-13 in Harrisonburg, Va.

Junior shows champions at Beef Expo

Thursday, March 31, 2005

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Ethanol hits the racing track with the IndyCar

Thursday, March 31, 2005

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Beginning with the 2006 season, the Indy Racing League’s IndyCar Series will be fueled by ethanol, according to the American Coalition for Ethanol.

Missing a saddle? Maybe you were robbed

Thursday, March 31, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – A year ago, owners were looking for their saddles. Now saddles are in need of their owners.

United Producers under federal investigation

Thursday, March 31, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Trucks with trailers pulled into the United Producers Creston, Ohio, market Monday to sell their livestock.

Conservation program offers $202 million to ‘reward the best’

Thursday, March 31, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – More money, more farmers and more conservation are the high points of the 2005 Conservation Security Program.

Ashtabula County: Farm group airs views to lawmakers

Thursday, March 31, 2005

JEFFERSON, Ohio – The Ashtabula County Farmers Union marked National Agriculture Week with a roundtable discussion with legislators, exchanging information on issues affecting area farmers.

Will good farms pass the baton?

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Last week, a busload of Pennsylvania farmers visited three dairy farms in eastern Ohio as part of a dairy profitability tour.

The best trick pony: Horse-on-a-stick

Thursday, March 24, 2005

I remember as a child being obsessed with horses and the cowboy life. It consumed our play, it invaded our dreams.

Free trade won’t feed the world

Thursday, March 24, 2005

The first hint of spring brings big iron and big irony to the winter-rested Illinois prairie.

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