2012

Drought Fallout

July 26 2012

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Here we go again – a short grain crop which means higher prices for wheat, corn, soy beans and on down the line. The fall out will be felt far and wide. The pain will not be shared equally.

The drought…

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Biking in Italy

July 19 2012

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I am just back from 12 days in Northern Italy. My family and I bicycled down the valley with the Alps Mountains soaring on either side of us.

This was not our first organized bike ride in Europe. Our…

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A Visit to St. Petersburg / Back in the USSR

July 12 2012

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, 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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We just returned from summer vacation to the Baltic, including St. Petersburg, Russia. Mother Russia hasn’t really changed all that much…

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4th of July

July 5 2012

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by the Renewable Fuels Association, 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—

Throughout this political campaign, there has been a lot of talk about the Constitution. The Supreme Court just ruled on the constitutionality of Obama Care. Speakers are quoting Thomas Jefferson to make…

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