Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Of all the political hot rocks farm groups are juggling now in Washington, D.C. -- cap-and-trade, cuts in crop insurance, shrinking farm program budgets...

Not one new rule, not one new regulation and not one new knuckle-rapping regulator was created in 2009 to rein in the knuckle-draggers that traded an estimated $592 trillion, or 12 times the world's total economic output, in over-the-counter, in-the-dark derivatives last year.

Sometime shortly after March 1, winter lost its frozen grip on my backyard and brown blotches of lifeless grass and small mats of soggy...

Farm seed prices almost tripled in four years and, unlike other big input markets, now show no sign of backing -- or even letting -- up. Columnist Alan Guebert wades in to the ag competition fray.

Type the phrase “farmers feeding world” into Google’s search engine and “about 15 million results” pop up in “0.12 seconds.” Some results may surprise...

In the ever-expanding galaxy of American jurisprudence, few stars shine as brilliantly as Richard A. Posner, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals...

Talk is cheap but words have meaning.In a mid-January speech to the 400 or so farmers, vendors and state officials at the 10th annual...

Like Henny "Take my wife -- please" Youngman, Steven Wright has built a comedy career on one-line jokes. A classic Wright one-liner unblinkingly and...

When the cowboys of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association ride into San Antonio for the Cattle Industry Annual Convention and NCBA Trade Show Jan....

Roosters crow, cows moo and pigs squeal.To be more precise, proud roosters crow, contented cows moo and, contrary to popular folklore, scared pigs —...
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