Archive for April, 2013


Protecting at-risk farm children

Thursday, October 27, 2005

I tuck my two teenage children in bed several nights a week. At least I go into their bedrooms and pretend I can’t see the “Oh Mom!” roll of the eyes as I sit on their beds.

Opposition keeps life interesting

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Think back on your favorite book or your favorite movie, and I’d be willing to bet there was one mighty aggravating character you just loved to hate.

Processors pour out reasons to offer Americans big glass of fake milk

Thursday, October 27, 2005

If a few American dairy processors have their way with the agbiz-pliant U.S. Department of Agriculture, American consumers will be buying milk, cheese and other dairy products altered with items not approved as food ingredients by the Food and Drug Administration.

Pay attention: This CAT can bite

Thursday, October 27, 2005

The new CAT in the barn is one that can turn around and bite you, if it doesn’t get your attention soon.

Civilization’s Most Important Paper: Unrolled

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Watching the TV commercial where the Cottonelle puppy chases an unfurling roll of toilet paper across the house left me wondering again where our toilet paper is disappearing.

Clowning around has its rewards

Thursday, October 27, 2005

How does that old song go? Send in the clowns

Pressing business: Family keeps sorghum syrup flowing

Thursday, October 27, 2005

HOWARD, Ohio – We were fortunate here in Knox County this past summer to have had adequate rain along with all those 90-degree days.

Trade winds blow farm bill off course

Thursday, October 27, 2005

COLUMBUS – A recent U.S. proposal to reduce farm subsidies to jump start World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations may shape the 2007 farm bill.

Maple syrup session takes a new look

Thursday, October 27, 2005

BURTON, Ohio – Maple syrup producer meetings have always been a winter event in Ohio. This year, the maple syrup educational meeting will take on a new look.

Local stores can compete with Wal-Mart

Thursday, October 27, 2005

PITTSBURGH – It’s every local retailer’s worst nightmare: a new mega-store is opening just up the street.


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