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  • Jun 20, 2014

    Thirty six years of miles and memories

    Someone is credited with saying something like: if you love your job you’ll never work a day in your life. I guess I haven’t worked much in 36 years....More
  • Jun 9, 2014
    Southwest Farm Press

    New sugarcane aphid causing sticky problems for Deep South grain sorghum producers - Part II

    Growers and IPM specialists who were concerned the outbreak of a new variety of sugarcane aphid in 2013 could be a sign of bad things to come are being proven right, IPM specialists say...More
  • Jun 9, 2014
    Southwest Farm Press

    New sugarcane aphid causing sticky problems for Deep South grain sorghum producers - Part I

    New variation of sugarcane aphid could be felt from Texas to Florida or as far north as Kansas, Texas AgriLife entomologists say....More
  • Jun 2, 2014

    First graders appreciate time and attention

    But today was the last day I read to a first-grade class at a nearby elementary school. I’ve done this for five years now and always look forward to the last day with a combination of joy and sadness....More
  • May 29, 2014

    Don’t shoot the messenger; he’s just doing his job

    If you read a report with which you disagree, please let me know. But don’t blame the messenger for delivering news you don’t like. It’s my job....More
  • May 8, 2014

    My mind is a terrible thing 2

    You know how it is: You see something that reminds you of an event that happened years ago, and that memory triggers another that has at least a minuscule amount of relevance to what set you off on a daydreaming mission to begin with?...More
  • Apr 1, 2014

    Bee decline more complex than blaming pesticides 1

    We need to put our best science to work to find out what causes the disappearance of whole colonies of bees and then find ways to prevent that from happening....More
  • Mar 28, 2014

    You just can’t cure stupid 3

    Stupid pretty much defines the comment I received earlier this week following the blog on farmers as the backbone of America....More
  • Mar 25, 2014

    Farmers and ranchers are the backbone of the nation

    And today, I say thank you, America’s farmers and ranchers. You are the backbone of this nation....More
  • Mar 17, 2014

    After sinus trouble, doing as well as expected, or almost

    Last Monday I wrote about my optimism that I would avoid the head cold that seemed hell-bent on knocking me for a loop. Well I didn’t avoid it and even in my faux optimism never really thought I would...More
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