Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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Alan Guebert believes the current worldwide trade battles resemble the stalemated trench warfare that was the deadly hallmark of World War I.
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Who are the biggest water users and where could we cut back? Alan Guebert investigates these questions in this week's column.
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Alan Guebert warns us to take notice of climate change and urges us to take action.
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Growing up during the Depression era, Alan Guebert's mother developed a hardness against waste. And so his family ate "the last of the garden," regularly.
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One minute we’re celebrating a trade deal that’s years from enactment, the next we’re hoping no one notices the lack of a farm bill that's needed.
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Donald Trump's trade policy and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rising crop estimates are putting pressure on farmers and ranchers.
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Alan Guebert believes Congress, the White House and most commodity groups are positioning U.S. agriculture to repeat that colossal farm bill failure.

Alan Guebert reflects on Congress' slow, circular march to some legislative nowhere as September days evaporate.
Farmer Advocates

Alan Guebert reflects on comments made by a pair of ag experts about the White House's announcement about its $12 billion tariff mitigation package July 24.
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Alan Guebert says U.S. farmers have every right to howl over the administration's "mitigation" payment schemes and its counterproductive tariff policy.
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