Archive for January, 2012

Memories string together homes

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Going through the motions of holiday decorating has felt very much like a grand finale to me as I prepare to pack up the contents of this home.

A life of simple living and giving

Thursday, December 29, 2005

(Author’s note: The following column was first published the week of Christmas 1994. Now, by tradition, it returns.

Winter supplementation depends on variations in forage quality and growth

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Forage can provide most of the nutritional requirements of a beef herd during the fall and winter. The challenge becomes the management of supplement due to variations in forage quality and growth.

Focus on ‘Future Perfect’

Thursday, December 29, 2005

No matter where each of us is at the end of 2005, when the clock strikes midnight, we shall have moved into a new year.

A new year to come undone

Thursday, December 29, 2005

It’s that time again. Time for the annual “How I shall completely revamp my life in the New Year” passel of lies we all pass off as “resolutions.

Stronger standards for particles posed

Thursday, December 29, 2005

WASHINGTON – To further improve public health across the country, EPA is proposing revisions to its national air quality standards for fine particle pollution (also called fine particulate matter) and from some coarse particles.

Marking U.S. beef’s return to Japan

Thursday, December 29, 2005

DENVER – It has been more than two weeks since U.S. beef returned to Japan after an almost two-year absence, and the U.

Make manure matter

Thursday, December 29, 2005

NORCROSS, Ga. – Manure nutrients, while they come in a less than desirable formulation, are valuable to feed crops and build soil organic matter.

Keeping up with dairy genetic change

Thursday, December 29, 2005

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Throughout the past 50 years, the U.S. dairy population has been undergoing genetic change.

Against the grain: New take on harvesting

Thursday, December 29, 2005

WASHINGTON – A wheat-harvesting system that could save farmers money has been developed by an Agricultural Research Service scientist.

A second chance for Ohio taxpayers

Thursday, December 29, 2005

SALEM – For those who have been hiding from the penalties of overdue taxes, it’s time to step into the clear without fear.

Walking in a winter waspy land

Thursday, December 22, 2005

As Christmas nears, I have had the great joy of looking at this season through the eyes of a Southern friend.

Ifs and buts, candy and nuts

Thursday, December 22, 2005

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the House nothing was stirring but Rep. Tom “T-Bone” Maxilla.

The old farmhouse keeps on giving

Thursday, December 22, 2005

The title Ag engineer devises simple forage dryer followed by this blood-curdling opening line, “Using items commonly found around the house .

One Child’s Christmas

Thursday, December 22, 2005

Drifts of snow far higher than the little girl’s head lined the long lane that led uphill to her home.

Zip my lips, zip my lips, zip them all the way

Thursday, December 22, 2005

You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you and, more horrifyingly, found underneath your Christmas tree.

WTO conference in Hong Kong: Negotiators end export subsidies

Thursday, December 22, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – The multinational World Trade Organization talks in Hong Kong wrapped up Dec. 18, but it took plenty of all-night, closed-door meetings to reach consensus among the 149 member-countries on a final report.
The talks favored developing countries, said WTO Direct-General Pascal Lamy at the close of the session.

Ohio corn yields right on target

Thursday, December 22, 2005

COLUMBUS – One couldn’t tell from Ohio’s average corn yield that 2005 was a rough season for growers.

Learn about meat goats at home

Thursday, December 22, 2005

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Though it hasn’t turned up on many restaurant menus, goat meat is one of the most widely consumed meats in the world.

Indigenous corn offers genetic map

Thursday, December 22, 2005

FARMINGTON, N.M. – A few thousand ears of fresh, colorful Indian corn may help archeologists learn more about the early history of Native American societies in the Southwest.

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