Wednesday, October 14, 2015

About 250 representatives of agribusiness corporations, academia, governments and non-governmental organizations attended the World Ag Forum in St.

I have a friend who grew up in the Midwest, and now lives in Florida Just a few weeks ago, she wrote and lamented the differences in her life now as compared to her childhood days.

Duct tape: It's not just for pipe repair and hostage situations anymore. Recently, in an embarrassing setback for NASA, a temporary window cover fell off the shuttle while it was on the launch pad, damaging thermal tiles near the tail.

To hear the major newspapers and farm groups tell it, the world of private property rights collapsed June 23.

Trying to go from breakfast all the way until supper, I'm reminded, again how much better off I'd be, "grazing" through the day with several light meals and snacks rather than two bigger meals.

Now that school is out, students may be looking for a summer job baling hay, milking cows, picking vegetables or assisting with many of the other daily tasks on your farm.

The 1970s, like every decade, were filled with unforgettable fads: platform shoes, mood rings, earth shoes and Rubik's cube.

We have watched civilization marching forward, one invention at a time, over the past couple of hundred years.

Back in the day we shunned PDA. No, not personal digital assistant - that's so 21st century. PDA was Public Display of Affection, i.

Hemingway went to Paris to discover, he once explained, if "I could write two good sentences." While there, however, Papa wrote two good books, The Sun Also Rises and Farewell to Arms.