Monday, November 30, 2015

Find new alliances? Sit down and work out compromises? Editor Susan Crowell is all for it, just as long as we're not dealing with the HSUS.

Most of us are science illiterate. That's why emotion and public perception steers policy, not science. A GMO opponent changes his mind.

I don't know what they're doing in D.C., but it's clear what they're not doing. The work we sent them there to do.

Agriculture drives a huge chunk of the economy in both Ohio and Pennsylvania. And that's not hyperbole, it's fact.

Editor Susan Crowell shares the importance of seeking others' advice when it comes to improving your farm. Grazing councils are a great example.

Some are touting New York's yogurt empire as the equivalent to California's Silicon Valley. Editor Susan Crowell says let's hope it keeps growing, one spoonful at a time.

Anti-GMO sentiment is based on faulty science, emotion, a mistrust of big corporations, and even conspiracy theories. Editor Susan Crowell serves up her thoughts.

Any time we can increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables, we win -- both from a health and an agricultural production standpoint.

Today, we want it all: a healthy environment, low taxes, cheap food, profitable agriculture community and a solid rural economy. But if we looked long-term, what is it that would be "worth as much to agriculture 25 years from now" as it is today?

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