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by | Aug 26, 2022

If you’re tired of tending your farm, you’re in luck: there are plenty of people in town willing to pay to break their own backs. It’s true that they are not very skilled in agricultural matters, but the same thing…

by | Jul 4, 2022

“Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide.” — James Russell Lowell, 1845 As the war between Russia and Ukraine grinds on, rocket and artillery barrage after barrage, Russian battalion after battalion, atrocity after atrocity, the civilized…

by | Dec 11, 2021

Every month, my work takes me driving on country roads through the Amish country of eastern Ohio in Holmes, Coshocton, and Tuscarawas Counties. I look forward to it, except if the weather is bad and those roads pose a challenge….

by | Oct 9, 2021

I just finished mowing 10 acres of lawn. Okay, maybe it wasn’t 10 acres, but firstly, I’m a letters guy and I can’t count, and thirdly, I’m really tired. The chroniclers of yesteryear did funny things. I have journalist friends…

by | Apr 30, 2020

Washington state leaders are about to send half of the state’s essential seasonal farm workers home. The result would destroy over half the state’s three million ton — six billion pound — apple harvest, almost half of the nation’s production…

by | Feb 12, 2020

Many on the left love to talk about the social cost of carbon dioxide emissions, but what about the social benefits? A new study by climate, economics, and statistical experts raises serious questions about the most popular social cost of carbon models and finds that…

by | Oct 31, 2019

It’s time for the annual congressional fight over the Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS. In one corner sit corn farmers and their representatives, who fight tenaciously not just to preserve the RFS but also to expand it. In the other…

by | Oct 17, 2019

A trade deal with China could finally be here! It’s a good one, too, according to President Donald Trump, who said last week, “So, we just made what, I guess, is one of the biggest deals that’s been made in…

by | Aug 31, 2018

I love a perfectly seared medium-rare steak, but my preference doesn’t dictate what other people can do, or what they’re allowed to refer to things as. That is basically the question being discussed in the Missouri meat labeling case. No…

by | May 18, 2018

The amount of cronyism and subsidies in the nation’s agricultural program is too much to cover in a single article. That’s why, as the debate over this year’s Farm Bill heats up, I’ve been covering one topic a week, from…

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