Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Economic Costs Of Cold, Snow

February 27, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Local farmers, along with many other people, have suffered some economic losses as a result of the long and very cold winter everyone has experienced.…

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Farm Bill is Really a Consumer Bill

February 20, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

It should be called the Consumer Bill rather than the Farm Bill that it is usually called. Why? Because it benefits all consumers as much,…

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Genetically Modified Foods Are Safe

January 30, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Recently, one of the major cereal manufacturing companies decided to label one of its main cereals as not containing any ingredients from GMOs (genetically modified…

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Healthy People and Healthy Soils

January 23, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

People like to enjoy good health. They take steps, such as a healthy diet and exercise to maintain their health. Then when they dont feel…

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January is a Busy Month on the Farm

January 16, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Since weve experienced some of the coldest temperatures in about 20 years, local farmers have had to take precautions to deal with the cold. Weather…

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Changes in Dairy Farms

January 9, 2014 | No Comments

As I start to write this article, it is snowing hard outside and has been all morning. Temperatures range from 17 to 18 degrees. It…

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Farmers Have Concerns

January 2, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Local farmers have many things on their minds as they go into the new year. For example, dairy farmers eye their feed supply. Will there…

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Merry Christmas Down On The Farm

December 26, 2013 by John Parker | No Comments

Twas the night before Christmas, And down on the farm, The cows were in the barn all safe from harm. They had been milked and…

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The Ups and Downs of Farming

December 19, 2013 by John Parker | No Comments

Most people would not like to go to work and not know what income they will get from their labor. Yet, that is what grain…

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