2012

Odds & Ends

August 30 2012

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Today, I’m going to hit on several issues.

First, a word about the drought. It has been devastating to many farms and small businesses. Not much good will come of it except one thing. Maybe some of the…

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Down on the Farm: State Fair

August 23 2012

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I am back from a week at the farm and the Illinois State Fair. I want to review what took place at the Fair. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a Proclamation naming the Illinois State Department of…

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Ag Trade

August 16 2012

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And now for today’s commentary—

The news is full of worrisome problems. We have the drought which is hurting our ag industry and farmers across the heartland. Europe can’t seem to find a fix for their economic crisis. And can we be…

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Sweet Corn

August 9 2012

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And now for today’s commentary—

How will we ever be able to increase food production to feed the growing world population if we don’t employ new production technology? The answer is – we can’t. Fortunately for all of us and the…

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Gaffes Galore!

August 2 2012

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And now for today’s commentary—

Be careful what you say. It can get you into trouble. The press is checking. We are all listening. It seems like Romney and Obama get taken to the wood shed every few days for some unintended gaffes. Even…

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