2009

Venezuela

June 25 2009

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. And now for today’s commentary— I read a very interesting article in the Washington Post last week. There is a lesson to be learned if you think about it. The headlines read, “In Venezuela, Land “Rescue” Hopes Unmet.”…

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Cap and Trade

June 18 2009

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. And now for today’s commentary— President Obama and the U.S. Congress are putting in the last minute push to pass climate change legislation. The President wants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce our…

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Hard Choices

June 11 2009

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.

And now for today’s commentary—

How many people have gotten into serious financial trouble after running up their credit card debt? How many families borrowed against the equity in their home only to see…

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Indirect Land Use

June 4 2009

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.

And now for today’s commentary—

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to rule that “indirect land use” must be considered in calculating the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…

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