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Agriculture as science

Thursday, September 28, 2006

I have often thought the study of science ought to be fun. Mostly, the subject of science in the classroom feels, to the majority of students, like drudgery and boring recitation of facts.

Talk is cheap and soon corn won’t be

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Even before the ink had dried on last week’s column – a detailed report that, at least to me, made an ironclad case not to raid the Conservation Reserve Program to fuel the anticipated ethanol boom – members of the House Agriculture Committee were listening to testimony that urged a raid on the program to fuel the ethanol boom.

Better pay attention to farm bill issues

Thursday, September 28, 2006

The upcoming debate over the next U.S. farm bill has a lot of people trying to figure out what has worked in present and previous farm bills and what changes should be made for the future.

Our Clothes Racks Are Full Like Our Heads

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Carol and I were pricing clothes at the consignment shop where I work part time. Carol, my supervisor/boss, manages the Next to New Shop in the basement level of the Columbiana Women’s Club.

A wallpaper stripper’s tale

Thursday, September 28, 2006

As usual, none of this is MY fault. I really had moved to the stage of acceptance of the “charm” of old house life – the smallish yet tallish rooms, the quirky corners, the cobwebs that spawn overnight.

Veronica reigns supreme again at the All-American Dairy Show

Thursday, September 28, 2006

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Huronia Centurion Veronica repeated last year’s performance, edging out six other dairy breed grand champions to earn the supreme championship at the

Silver King

Thursday, September 28, 2006

The American Industrial Revolution can be traced to countless innovators. They were ordinary people with a simple idea willing to take a risk.

Ashland County livestock auction a success

Thursday, September 28, 2006

ASHLAND, Ohio -

Prepare grain bids now for fall harvest

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Grain harvest is fast approaching and it is time to prepare storage facilities and harvest equipment for the coming corn and soybeans.

Machinery company draws stares with unusual lawn ornaments

Thursday, September 28, 2006

WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa – You never know what you’re going to see in Jon Kinzenbaw’s “back yard” as you drive along Interstate 80, just west of Williamsburg, Iowa.

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