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Illness can remind us how precious our time on this earth can be

Thursday, July 27, 2006

There is nothing, and I mean nothing, like a sudden and horrid illness to make a person extremely grateful to be alive.

The high cost of political help

Thursday, July 27, 2006

July has been a tough month for farmers and ranchers in The Washington Post. On July 2 and again July 18, The Post published lengthy investigative pieces on the enormous cost, wanton waste, and built-in silliness of today’s federal farm programs.

Stockpiling has risks when high costs

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Stockpiling fescue and orchardgrass is generally considered an economical way to extend the grazing season and cut feed costs.

Ride Away, Ride Away; No One Shall Ride

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Ride away, ride away. Johnny shall ride, And he shall have little cat tied to one side, And he shall have little dog tied to the other, And Johnny shall ride to see his grandmother.

Stupidity leads to quick burn

Thursday, July 27, 2006

There is a certain comfort to be taken in the knowledge that some things are probably never going to change.

Spring Mill Furniture Barn goes from dairy to davenport

Thursday, July 27, 2006

MANSFIELD, Ohio – Rod Stuber calls the building that houses his business “America’s most fascinating furniture barn.

Cassell barn represents cornerstone for family farm

Thursday, July 27, 2006

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – When George Cassell came to Ohio from Maryland in 1835, he built a barn and a house.

Three to enter Ag Hall of Fame

Thursday, July 27, 2006

LISBON, Ohio – The Columbiana County Historical Association and the Columbiana County Agricultural Society selected three individuals to induct in the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame: Palmer Freshley, Russell Lippincott and Clifford Shaw.

Ohio permit process upheld by environmental review commission

Thursday, July 27, 2006

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – The Environmental Review Appeals Commission upheld Ohio Agriculture Director Fred L.

Holsteins take Harrison dairy show

Thursday, July 27, 2006

CADIZ, Ohio

Don’t turn a blind eye to pinkeye

Thursday, July 27, 2006

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -

Disappointment abounds after Doha Round negotiations collapse

Thursday, July 27, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Farm groups let out a sigh of disappointment after talks stalled earlier this week during the Doha Round of World Trade Organization negotiations.

Learn the ‘wisdom’ of sustainable ag

Thursday, July 27, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Innovative Farmers of Ohio is about to give fresh meaning to the words “intensive learning.

Bigger doesn’t always mean better

Thursday, July 27, 2006

LOUISVILLE, Ohio – Think having a small dairy farm – and a profitable one, at that – is impossible? Or that a husband and wife farming full-time together is a thing of bygone days? Phil and Julie Myers point to themselves as living proof it can be done.

Making changes at Newell Realty

Thursday, July 27, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – The name has changed and the ownership is different, but

Carroll County Fair

Thursday, July 27, 2006

CARROLLTON, Ohio – Leann Johnson has raised champion lambs before, but this year’s 126-pound champion just might be her favorite.

Go ahead, call me some names

Thursday, July 20, 2006

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet.” – William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet By Susan Crowell Farm and Dairy advertising representative Georgeanne Wolf hand-delivered the fax.

World Trade Organization locked in dispute between the big and the little

Thursday, July 20, 2006

The biggest non-news news of the yet-young summer arrived July 1 when the Doha Development Round of World Trade Organization talks melted into a muddy puddle of recriminations as the trade yakkers in Geneva failed to even begin their “last ditch” effort to save the troubled talks.

Nothing scientific about the plane repairs, but trip was science mecca

Thursday, July 20, 2006

The trip was off to a good start. Made good time to the Pittsburgh airport, narrowly missing the 100,000 people the shuttle driver said would be converging on the airport to see the Air Force Air Show at 1 p.

So many books

Thursday, July 20, 2006

I usually read more than one book at a time. I keep a book by my bed, and maybe one in the bag I take to work, but this summer I’m into overload with the books I’ve started.

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