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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Dec 20, 2013 07:08 AM CST

In the last 28 years, I've often taken time during the holiday season to reflect on Christmas. It is part of our culture and Christian tradition in North America; however, it is also celebrated in other countries with less Christian tradition. Take Bangladesh for instance; despite being 88% Muslim, they celebrate the Christmas holiday. In the scope of things, Christmas is a big deal almost everywhere.

On the farm in Ontario, we have deep rural traditions surrounding Christmas. For instance, I can remember very fondly a society much more agrarian than today where large families would gather at the grandparents' ...

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