Animal Agriculture

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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HSUS Attacks

September 27 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.

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I grew up showing pigs at the Knox County 4-H show. The first talk I gave at my 4-H Club when I was 10 years old was: “What I Feed My Pig.” As a pig farmer, I have paid money to the pork industry…

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Farming Facts

September 1 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.  And now for today’s commentary— 

The “dog days of summer” are almost behind us.  Harvest will be picking up steam as we go into the fall.  We already know that, as a nation, our total production is going to be…

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Down on the Farm

August 25 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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The political conflicts here in this town have made Washington, D.C. hard to live with. So last week, I headed to the farm in Illinois. My escape. I couldn’t believe it – the minute I…

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Atlantic Salmon

September 23 2010

 

 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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There is a segment of our population and the population in other developed countries that want to turn back the clock. They choose to ignore and question scientific development at…

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Farming Transformed

August 12 2010

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Last week I was down on the farm in Illinois. I still can’t get out of my mind how different the farming business is today compared with when I was a little boy. At the same time, in…

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Set the Record Straight

July 29 2010

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For two years now, environmentalists have wanted to pass legislation to cap greenhouse gases. Put a tax on carbon. Don’t touch the rain forests. We want “sustainable” agriculture.

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Eggs Anyone

June 3 2010

 

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I sat at my desk this morning to prepare my radio commentary and a host of ideas were on my mind. How about the oil spill in the Gulf? What about North and South Korea at each…

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Montana Horses

April 29 2010

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Last weekend, with our corn all planted in record time, I went out to Montana. My 16-year-old daughter and I went to a horse ranch – Montana Horses’ annual horse drive. Those…

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Down on the Farm

November 5 2009

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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I was on the farm last week. It is so exciting to drive that combine and watch that big machine, like magic, sort out the kernels of corn from the trash. That golden grain flowing out…

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