2011

Don’t Cut the FDA Budget

March 31 2011

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

Recently, Congress enacted new laws to bolster food safety and to require calorie labeling for restaurant foods. Both of…

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War with Qaddafi

March 24 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.

And now for today’s commentary—

I wasn’t going to do a radio commentary on this issue, but I can’t help myself.

Why in the world are we getting into another war? Why have we joined the French and British in bombing…

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Ag Day

March 17 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.

And now for today’s commentary—

This past week was National “Ag-Week” and Tuesday was “Ag-Day” here in Washington, D.C. AgriPulse had a big event down at the Capitol where Kansas Senator Pat Roberts spoke, reminding…

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Trade with Mexico

March 10 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.

And now for today’s commentary—

It’s about time! After 17 years, the United States seems to be moving to implement the cross-border trucking provision which is specified in the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Attacks on Ethanol

March 3 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.

And now for today’s commentary—

It seems to becoming the “in thing” for big city newspapers and big city commentators to blame ethanol for rising food prices. Even former President Bill Clinton has joined the party.…

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