2012

Food Waste

November 29 2012

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Every time I pick up a paper, I read about hungry people. Just to keep pace, we will have to double food production by 2050. If we don’t raise more food, millions will starve. What are we going to…

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Thanksgiving

November 22 2012

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We just celebrated Thanksgiving. I know some of our citizens might have wondered if the good outweighs the bad. We have 8% unemployment. We suffered the worst drought in decades. Our economy is…

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Denmark

November 15 2012

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We have an organization called the Agribusiness Club that meets monthly for lunch. This year, I am serving as Chairman of the group. I invited Kansas Senator Pat Roberts to speak to us this week.

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Farm Broadcasters Annual Convention

November 8 2012

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I’m talking to you by phone from Kansas City where the Farm Broadcasters Annual Convention is in progress. Yesterday, I was privileged to have been part of their featured Newsmaker Session with…

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HSUS on the Offensive

November 1 2012

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The pig auditors are on the way. Get ready for them. Yes, it’s a fact.

A week ago, I received a letter from Tyson Foods stating that they will be coming to my farm to perform an audit to see how we…

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