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  • Apr 3, 2014
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    Numbers Don’t Lie, But Nobody Knows The Obamacare Numbers 10

    The whole national health care issue has become as much political as it is about health care. In fact, fixing the health care crisis in this country has become almost a distant conversation. As a result, both sides of the spectrum are vested in its success or failure, and that has become the focus instead of the results....More
  • Mar 6, 2014
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    Liability Risk Is Beginning To Flow Down The Beef Production Chain 7

    The whole topic of liability is a frustrating one for cow-calf producers. After all, a cow-calf producer has no way of controlling what happens to the product once it leaves the ranch. However, in today’s litigious world, someone is going to be sued if a problem develops. Retailers, packers, and feeders tend to be much larger enterprises; thus, they’re much more appealing targets from a trial lawyer’s viewpoint. That doesn’t mean, however, that cow-calf producers are immune from such legal action....More
  • Jan 30, 2014
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    Finally And At Last, Here Comes A Farm Bill! 8

    In the final moments of negotiation on the farm bill, the mainstream agriculture groups lost their leverage, and the activist groups dictated the outcome....More
  • Jan 19, 2014
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    It’s Time To Scrap The Unemployment Rate Metric 7

    The reason the unemployment rate continues to fall is that people are simply giving up looking for work. We simply have stopped counting the unemployed as unemployed...More
  • Jan 6, 2014
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    USDA Backtracks On Changes To School Lunch Program 3

    It looks like USDA is backtracking on its stance to limit protein in school lunch programs....More
  • Dec 23, 2013
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    Despite The Evidence, Greenpeace Plays The Grinch In 2013 12

    Can things get any sadder than an environmental group forced to scare kids at Christmas?...More
  • Wind Turbines in rural America
    Dec 11, 2013
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    Do You Like Wind Turbines? 31

    A wind energy company is headed to court for causing the death of hundreds of migratory birds....More
  • ethanol consequences for beef producers
    Nov 26, 2013
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    Death And Destruction Show Green Energy Isn’t So Green 13

    While hydraulic fracturing for natural gas is demonized, less efficient energy development cause animal death and destruction that largely goes unreported and unnoticed....More
  • lessons from a greenpeace dropout
    Nov 19, 2013
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    3 Lessons From A Greenpeace Dropout 8

    Dr. Patrick Moore, the former president of Greenpeace and self-proclaimed Greenpeace dropout, explains his idea of a sensible environmentalist. Here are three takeaways for an agriculture producer....More

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