Monday, November 30, 2015

No two farmers manage their farms the same way -- one organic grower could have higher risk of bacterial contamination than another, and the same could be said of a nonorganic grower.

Editor Susan Crowell is going to quit her day job and become a professional dairy showman. All someone needs to do is to: a) train her; and b) keep her in M&Ms.

What can we learn for our own farm's success from the missteps of Hostess, Kodak and J.C. Penney? Editor Susan Crowell weighs in.

Editor Susan Crowell says we need new uses of agricultural commodities, to keep that new blood and passion to continue to build our rural communities.

Short on farm labor? Just create a "working mixer" for singles, says Editor Susan Crowell. (Hey, it worked for a farmer in Idaho!)

"If we aren't agile, if we can't innovate, somebody else will go to the dance in our shoes. The land grant system is a world solution; we should settle for nothing less than world domination." -- Dr. Bruce McPheron.

The Declaration of Independence was voted the most influential document in American history. Editor Susan Crowell says perhaps it is time we dig it out for a closer study, for to understand our roots may help get us back on track as a nation for tomorrow.

Count me in as one of the many who think New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's decision to limit the container size of sodas is totally asinine.

The USDA is celebrating its 150th birthday, but farmers deserve some cake, too.

Domino's Pizza shareholders took a stand against the HSUS' tactics of pushing its vegan/vegetarian philosophy under the guise of animal welfare.