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Book is reminder of lesson on loyalty

Thursday, May 26, 2005

While reading the book written by Bettie Youngs, I couldn’t help but notice many similarities to so many farm families I have known over my lifetime.

Got debt? Milk giant downgraded

Thursday, May 26, 2005

The finances of Dairy Farmers of America are souring faster than cream in a July sun, according to a May 9 Moody’s Investors Service report.

Use performance monitoring to make your nutrition dollars worth it

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Feed is the most expensive input on a dairy farm.
Dairy operations typically incur annual feed expenses amounting to $1,000 to $1,200 per cow per year.

Letters Home: A Glimpse of World War I

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Helping prepare a program for my Monday (reader’s) Club prompted me to dig out the correspondence my family has saved over the years.

Writers and mothers can relate well

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Now that I’m a “real writer” (as opposed to my former slacker’s life as a married mother moonlighting as a writer), I’m amazed at all the similarities – besides sleeping late – between tortured artists and me.

The hardest farm decision involves everyone

Thursday, May 26, 2005

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – If farmers hope to keep their operations in the family and running successfully, they better start talking.

Small swine breeders should vaccinate

Thursday, May 26, 2005

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Commercial swine producers are not the only producers who should be concerned with diseases entering their herds.

Sheep handling facilities make work easier on the flock and shepherd

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Within the past 10 years a great interest in sheep handling facilities has developed in this country.

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