Friday, May 6, 2016

Farm groups, commodity organizations and most ag checkoffs have spent 25 years and billions dollars refining and repeating their modern message: American agriculture is...

Sure, Rep. Paul Ryan, the chairman of the House Budget Committee, has a 10-year plan to take this country back from the poor, the...

For 35 years I have returned to Indian Farm, when I can, to replenish what it first gave me as a child.

By law and by USDA's failure "to restore operational integrity" to the checkoff, NCBA remains the single, biggest benefactor of checkoff cash.

In Congress, the House aggies aren't exactly tied up with policy debates to address, say, today's soaring food prices, the nation's perilously thin food stocks or a dysfunctional federal dairy policy.

Families, careers, whole lives take turns that are completely unpredictable. I mean, one minute you’re looking out the window of your third-floor college dorm...

It's not the choices you make in the bad times that usually cause you the most trouble. It's the choices you make in the good times that often lead to the biggest disasters.

As has been noted here before, most journalists get into the writing game because they cannot do math. I don't mean the hard stuff...

On Dec. 20, 17 people from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including Secretary Tom Vilsack, 10 from non-governmental organizations, 10 from seed and food...

After hiring into the market newsletter biz 30 years ago, my new bosses informed me that I'd sink or swim on how well I...
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