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Why may ethanol be imported?

Thursday, June 30, 2005

The harder anyone scratches the Central American Free Trade Agreement pushed by the White House, the worse the smell in American agriculture gets.

Wartime correspondence

Thursday, June 30, 2005

As we celebrate our freedom on the Fourth, let’s reminisce via the wartime correspondence I dug out of Dad’s cedar chest

Frenzy over female racer leaves mom’s taxi in the pits

Thursday, June 23, 2005

So, the entire world is up in arms because Danica Patrick, a female driver, placed fourth at the Indy 500 recently.

Made in America? Yeah, right

Thursday, June 23, 2005

After a sip of (Brazilian) orange juice and a nibble of bacon (from a market hog farrowed in Canada), U.

Summer 2005: Once in a lifetime

Thursday, June 23, 2005

After Flag Day and Father’s Day, we’re headed fast toward the heart of summer. How do we fit all those special times that can best be enjoyed on a summer day into the limited weekends on our calender?
Inevitably, events coincide and choices must be made.

Comfy cows improve production

Thursday, June 23, 2005

Would you trade places with your cows – especially on a 90-degree and humid day?
If your cows are in a well-ventilated barn with fans properly spaced and maintained, you might.

Enjoying more and more, less and less

Thursday, June 23, 2005

It has been said that of all the things available to human beings, the land of our Earth is one thing that is taken far too much for granted.

Talking the truth about trade

Thursday, June 16, 2005

You know you’re far off the reality map when the American Farm Bureau’s former president, Iowan Dean Kleckner, publicly praises the Humane Society of the United States for its support of Central American Free Trade Agreement.

Finding Father’s Day

Thursday, June 16, 2005

It’s time, again, to ask my daughters if they have a gift in mind for their dad for this Sunday and if we need to rush out at the last minute to shop? Although we all know deep down that allowing ourselves to be entrapped by society’s marketing routines is our own choice, we also know we would feel slightly guilty if we didn’t step somewhere within the seasonal shopping loop.

Climbing that tree will set you free

Thursday, June 16, 2005

Daring determination and the ability to block out the fact that you just might get a whipping for even attempting it

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