Friday, December 2, 2016

In the long, expensive battle fought by U.S. farmers to make corn-based ethanol the premier alternative fuel in America, few Washington influence peddlers fought...

Who is J. Dudley Butler and why are meatpackers and their allies saying nasty things about the courtly, 61-year-old from Yazoo County, Miss.? The...

A morning thunderstorm ripped through my rural farmette recently and in its wake I found a front yard peppered with green walnuts, a sky...

One of the basic rules of my incredibly successful one-dog, two-ink pen operation is that if the government wants to give some of my...

With the summer already two-thirds over and the dog days of August about to seep in, I'll bet you didn't notice that... About the...

Maybe this is what Willie and Waylon were thinking when they warned American “mommas” to not let their “babies to grow up to be...

In the five months and three weeks since readers last took over this space, my snail mail and e-mail has taken on a decidedly...

Once, during a friendly debate over global warming, I asked a well-informed acquaintance what the consequences were if he was wrong in his insistence...

All truth passes through three stages, German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once explained. "First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is...

As the end of June edges into sight, my mind floats back to those hot, long days on the southern Illinois dairy farm of...
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