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Selling out

Thursday, March 10, 2005

I didn’t set out to become a sell-out. I’m just saying. For the record and all. I had no intention of becoming an impersonal cog in the corporate machine.

State ag directors take a whack at CAFTA and White House

Thursday, March 10, 2005

It was an embarrassing moment for the White House and its free trade acolytes.
There, hat-in-hand before the agriculture commissioners, secretaries and directors of each state and four U.

Court opens manure plans to public

Thursday, March 10, 2005

A Feb. 28 decision that affects agriculture has been largely overshadowed by other news. But farms need to know about it.

Family business meetings – Make a schedule, stick to it, be open

Thursday, March 10, 2005

It is no secret that managing a family business has its ups and downs.
Some family members may not have a desire to be involved in the business, while others want to understand and manage the business, but have never been given the opportunity to participate in making decisions.

Three Cheers For The Coach

Thursday, March 10, 2005

A park pavilion covered the closest dry haven for the leggy teens who intermittently showed for practice.

Amazing, all that play and no injury

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Farm safety was constantly a part of our dialogue over the course of my growing up years, and though I am sure we turned deaf ears to it at the time, I now can understand the enormity of it.

A mom in sickness and in health

Thursday, March 3, 2005

“(Michael) Jackson taken to hospital with flu; jury selection delayed a week” – Associated Press, Feb.

Grab attention: Show me the numbers

Thursday, March 3, 2005

The trick in getting farmers to read farm magazines, a long-time editor of mine repeatedly admonished, is to put numbers in the headline, the lead and every paragraph thereafter.

All in the name of economic gain

Thursday, March 3, 2005

No two words chill a landowner’s soul like the words “eminent domain.”
The concept of eminent domain is the right of a government to take private property for public use, like a road.

New Look

Thursday, March 3, 2005

We think it’s time for a change, and after months of consideration, planning, and reviewing trial layouts created by graphic artist Karen Johnson, we’ve come up with a new look.


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