Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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

From the baking but breezy rest stop in the middle of California’s Mojave Desert, Interstate 15 disappears into the low mountains southwest toward Los...

On a sparkling fall day a week before the first FarmAid concert at the University of Illinois, I drove the back roads to Champaign...

There are two reasons to keep up-to-speed on the fast pace of events in what would seem to be the very dull world of...
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So just what was Congress, and especially the U.S. House of Representatives, doing when it entered the final week of its high-speed game of...

Just before the Labor Day weekend began, Aug. 30, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced China was welcome “to...

Our good friends at Progressive Farmer magazine fill 15 pages of their September issue with a well-researched, well-written “special report” on “Feeding the World.”...

A lean hog is not a fat chicken but the marketing geniuses hired by the National Pork Board sure sold a lotta’ hams, bacons...

The weekly newspaper from my hometown bring news that the small, rural Catholic church near the big southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth...

The July 30 news that Uralkali, the huge Russian potash producer, was pulling out of the global fertilizer cartel might be that nation’s richest...
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