2011

Meat Processing Technologies

July 28 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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E. coli contaminated foods and food safety have been in the headlines of late. With that threat in mind, you might think that a company doing something to protect the consumer from food…

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Holiday In Europe – Food Safety Gets Personal

July 21 2011

Hello everybody out there in farm country. John Block is on holiday this week; I’m Rick Frank sitting in. 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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Over the past 35 years, I have acted as food safety counsel to a wide array of agriculture interests in the United States…

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Debt Debate

July 14 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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What to talk about this week?  Farm prices are good – corn, soy beans, hogs, cattle.  Not much to complain about.  We just have to worry about the weather. 

Right now, the debt…

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Trade Agreements

July 7 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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It’s almost every other word out of their mouths.  The President and Members of Congress talk about jobs all the time.  President Obama is bragging about crating 2 million new…

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