2011

Biofuels

January 27 2011

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.

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I like the Wall Street Journal. I read it every day. And I join them in being critical of government subsidies. Our government spends too much money throwing dollars at every hand that…

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Predictions

January 20 2011

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Today's commentary is about predictions. To start, I have some predictions from other former Cabinet Members. For more than 20 years, I have put together a "Cabinet Secretaries…

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Food Safety Legislation Enhances Already Safe Food Supply

January 13 2011

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This is Rick Frank sitting in for John Block. 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.

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Last week the President signed the Food Safety Modernization Act. It was passed by a united lame-duck Congress in the waning days of 2010.…

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GE Crops Under Attack

January 6 2011

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.

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I remember as a boy hoeing weeds in our corn fields and pulling weeds in the bean fields. I recall the plant damage that our corn suffered from root worms and corn bore. Along came…

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