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  • Aug 1, 2014
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    Try to do better with what you have, advises long-time farmer

    I’ve interviewed many farmers over the years who talk about having to grow to survive and they’re not exaggerating, especially the younger guys who are struggling to establish themselves. Whether by necessity or by choice, expansion seems to be the name of the game in commercial agriculture....More
  • Jul 14, 2014
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    Southeast could help ease burden of over-centralized production

    This is certainly not to suggest a wholesale relocation of the Corn Belt to the Southeast, but there’s potential here for some expansion of irrigation, while other regions of the country have clearly reached their limits....More
  • Jun 23, 2014
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    Why farmers irrigate in the rain and police officers like donut shops

    “It was raining, and he had the irrigation running in the field. Why?” That’s what an urban-leaning friend of mine asked me recently, referring to what he felt was an appalling misuse of water resources by a farmer somewhere locally....More
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