Monday, May 30, 2016

The mid-June Congressional action on ag programs seems to confirm why Washington D.C.'s streets feature roundabout upon roundabout: moving left or right -- a big deal on Capitol Hill now -- usually lands you back where you started.

Mooreland, Indiana, was paradise for a child -- my old friend Rose and I have often said so -- small, flat, entirely knowable. When...

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the establishment of four additional Biomass Crop Assistance Program project areas to promote the cultivation of crops that can be processed into renewable energy.

Yesterday I got bangs. As any woman knows, this is clearly a cry for help. Unfortunately I was seized by momentary insanity and my...

Your mother and Uncle Sam can't protect you all the time.

The ugly reality in the Buckeye State: Ohio farmers will have a small crop, but the rest of the nation will not.

Hello Again!Today I have three topics I would like to briefly talk about. They include your stored grain that is under loan, maintenance of...

Time is getting shorterDo you recall the days when you were a child and Christmas was just around the corner? The closer it was...

I’m not from around here.That’s probably why I got a chuckle when our local village’s Facebook status (yes, we are THAT hip) read “If...

While moving my little herd of fainting goats from their pen in the old bank barn, my pair of English Shepherds decided they would help me with the job. I had Blossom on a lead rope, easily moseying along, curious to see where I was taking her. She had her eye on the big pasture ahead, and the rest of my goats followed along like the herd animals they are.
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