Saturday, February 13, 2016

Claims of food stamp fraud just don't match up with reality.

A week or two into every new year, most folks review, often regretfully, their list of resolutions already bent, broken or buried. That never...

Every year ends on Dec. 31.Every baseball season ends with the World Series. Growing seasons end with a hard freeze and the opera season...

There are two file folders in the lower, right drawer of my desk. One is labeled “Mail,” the other “Another Satisfied Customer.” The former is...

The weekly hometown newspaper recently brought news of a family friend’s death. The friend, a dairy farmer, had lived a long, good life and...

Big Ag — John Deere, Dow, Monsanto, Pioneer, and Syngenta — are “on the verge of going ‘all in’" on big data collection, analysis and operational planning.

Like most Americans of 1955 or so vintage, the lovely Catherine and I will spend time this week recalling our personal whos, whats, whens...

What is it about American agriculture that inspires farm and ranch groups to not trust American consumers? What do we fear?

In a recent television interview, famed Wall Street investor Warren Buffett characterized the October federal government shut-down as “totally irresponsible” and said the failure...

Some things never change: In 1981, the White House and Congress were locked in a farm bill fight the likes of which no one...
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