Sunday, April 11, 2021

Kym Seabolt reflects on the criticism people in the public eye face for their appearance.

Judith Sutherland remembers Helen Payne, a trusted source early in her reporting career, and her large collection of hats.
playing cards

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in their infinite wisdom, played some big cards in the grain markets recently. Marlin Clark weighs in on these changes.
Niger sheep

Rebecca Miller says meat in or out days are yet another side effect of the increasing separation between the general public and people who produce food.
Ethanol sign

Alan Guebert weighs in on the allegations against AltEn, an ethanol maker near Mead, Nebraska, and the alleged environmental mess of its biofuels plant.
Salt Fork State Park

Julie Geiss recalls how much she enjoyed family trips to Salt Fork State Park during her childhood — a springtime tradition that lasted more than a decade.

Kym Seabolt reminds us that wildlife can be dangerous, skipping the selfie may save your life and posing with a tiger for your dating profile isn't cute.

Hugh Earnhart offers an inside look at British trade policy during the 17th century and explores how the Colonies fit into things.
Cattle on pasture.

Having a balanced mineral program in place is important throughout the year as minerals are involved in most if not all metabolic functions of livestock.
heifers in a barn

Maurice Eastridge breaks down the decision-making process of breeding dairy cattle in this week's Dairy Excel column. Learn what you need to consider.