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How did we eat before regulations?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A publication sits on my desk regarding regulations in the holistic food market, with all sorts of subsets of considerations listed in a long article.

Proposed pipeline projects give plenty room for thought

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pipeline projects leave much to think about.

Before the report, grain markets are cautiously higher

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The critical numbers in the Supply and Demand Report are the carryouts. That is, what grain volume do we project to have left at the end of the marketing year?

How to render lard, the easy way

Friday, February 6, 2015

Like many homespun skills, DIY lard is making a comeback.

Big Ag’s weak hand in nitrate fight

Thursday, February 5, 2015

In May 2013 Iowa implemented the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, a program that all but admitted the state’s ag runoff was a growing problem that required joint attention from farmers, local communities and the state.

Children should know the joy of the woods

Thursday, February 5, 2015

A downed tree could be the scene of our latest play while doubling as our picnic table.

Winter can be busy at your local SWCD

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Winter time for natural resources professionals is something that I have taken to calling meeting season.

A hot time on a cold, cold night

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Journey came on the radio. Don’t Stop Believin’. You get me, Steve Perry. You really get me.

More than just the stars of Groundhog Day

Thursday, February 5, 2015

February 2 is about halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.

Good hunting through end of February

Thursday, February 5, 2015

From coyotes to antler sheds, February brings more opportunity.

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