Tuesday, April 23, 2019

China has rejected some U.S. corn, not elevators/processors warning farmers: We will not be accepting "grain containing unapproved GMO traits, including Agrisure Viptera (MIR-162) and Duracade."

The opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is mounting another charge, this time through various state ballots designed to put into law the mandatory labeling of GMO-derived ingredients in food.

So I spent Memorial Day in the emergency department, as you do. Well maybe not as YOU do. You probably make good choices. I...

As I worked in the hayfield this last weekend, counting the small squares as they went off the back of the baler, I once again realized how blessed I was to be a farmer and to be involved in agriculture in general.

Take a little time and a little money and take a good look at the fertility level of your fields. When was the last time you pulled a soil test for that corner pasture that you can only graze for a few days a month cause there’s not much grass? For that matter, when’s the last time you sampled your best field?

Lesson learned: Grapevines are important to the ecosystem.

Well I got a few good comments on the two articles I did featuring two British companies, namely Garretts and Wallis and Steevens and...

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring — it was peace.”

The deal, which joins two of the top three flour millers in the nation, marries ConAgra Mill’s 21 mills with the 20 operated by Horizon Milling, an existing joint venture between Cargill and CHS.

The planting reality is that we caught up this week in good weather, and if the sun shines and we get a little rain on time, we will continue to expect big crops.
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