2013

GMOs

August 29 2013

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by  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—

Perhaps, just perhaps, scientists, world leaders, and the ag community are ready to stand  up to the outrageous, unjustified attacks on GM crops. Prime Minister Cameron of the UK said  it’s time to acknowledge the value of…

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Venezuela

August 22 2013

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by  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 found it fascinating to read a story in the Wall Street Journal this week – front page –  about a successful Arkansas rice farmer. The story reads, "His good fortune springs from many  roots, including an unlikely one: He is…

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Issues on the Table

August 15 2013

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by  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—

Here we are in the "dog days of August." Crops are heading towards maturity. They are  even harvesting in the South. Our Members of Congress are back in their districts getting an  "earful" from their constituents – President Obama…

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Forest Fires

August 8 2013

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This radio commentary is brought to you by 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—

Just like we’ve seen in past summers, large wildfires are leading the evening news as big tracts of federal forests go up in smoke. Large fires are burning in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and elsewhere in the west. We’ve seen over…

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How Lucky We Are

August 1 2013

Hello everybody out there in farm country. This is Rick Frank sitting in for John Block. This radio commentary is brought to you by 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—

August in Washington, D.C. – 100 degrees, 100 percent humidity…and I’m still grateful to be here. Have you seen the headlines lately? Syria: “100,000 dead; 2.5 million…

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