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U.S. ag research at a crossroads

Thursday, April 19, 2007

The founding fathers got it right. But I’m not talking about Madison, Hamilton or Jefferson, I’m talking about Smith, Lever, Hatch and Morrill.

Losing this battle will be expensive

Thursday, April 5, 2007

“It’s time to get political.” That’s a headline message on the Web site of The Humane Society of the United States.

Ready for the manure chronicles?

Thursday, March 29, 2007

The caller identified himself as a reporter with the Canton Repository. He was doing a story on two dairy farms that are taking part in a pilot program for onfarm manure treatment, kind of like a municipal sewage treatment plant.

If you want to celebrate Ag Day …

Thursday, March 22, 2007

National Agriculture Day occurs every year on the first day of spring, which fell this year on March 21.

Gore is playing the role of his life

Thursday, March 8, 2007

The recent televised Academy Awards program was an Al Gore-apalooza, as the assembled actors and musicians were almost giddy in their support of the former vice president.

Farm and Dairy: It takes a thief

Thursday, March 1, 2007

True confessions: I’m a thief. I steal good ideas wherever I can find them. And hopefully, you’re the beneficiary.

If you farm, be a passionate mule

Thursday, February 1, 2007

An author and writing teacher recent posted a short online blog entry called, “Four Things You Need to Become a Writer.

Strap in, if you’re riding the e-wave

Thursday, January 18, 2007

I can’t open the mail, or another farm publication, or my e-mail without reading the word “ethanol.” We’re riding the e-wave right now, bobbing along on high corn prices and floating on renewable energy currents from Washington.

The New HamThe New Hampshire ‘pay per view’

Thursday, January 11, 2007

We’ve looked out our back windows and watched a bobcat prowl the edge of our woods. We’ve watched deer and wild turkeys.

All I want for Christmas is …

Thursday, December 21, 2006

Here it is. My Christmas list. It’s my farm editor Christmas list, not my personal wish list (stainless steel pots and pans, if you must know).

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