2008

Best Practices

August 27 2008

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by the Renewable Fuels Association, Wal-Mart Stores, Monsanto, and John Deere. They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy and prosperous rural America. Thank you.

Last week, I was in the "heartland," on the farm in Illinois, walking in the corn fields, checking population and ear size. I was also in Western Iowa where the corn and soybeans could make a record yield. I don't know if…

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Ten Days In Europe

August 20 2008

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Back from Europe. I was in Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxemburg, and Germany the last 10 days, riding a bicycle through the picturesque countryside. Beautiful, manicured fields of wheat,…

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Sustainable

August 13 2008

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I've come across a lot of whacko ideas over the years but here's one that is outrageous and maybe even dangerous. The Wisconsin-based Leonardo Academy is promoting what they call a standard…

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You Be The Judge

August 6 2008

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You be the judge. In 3 months, we will elect a new President. Your choice will be between John McCain and Barack Obama. Their positions on issues important to farmers and ranchers and…

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