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Population growth challenges ag productivity Commented on: 1 year ago (October 24, 2013)

Consider the population dynamics of the first 8,000 or so years. Population has grown significantly faster over the last few centuries than it did for thousands of years. People live longer,...

Farm workers needed to sustain heritage crop Commented on: 1 year ago (October 24, 2013)

We should have a means to contract labor from Mexico that can be tracked and returned to Mexico at the end of their contract.
The Senate immigration bill contains similar language.

Horse slaughter case on expedited schedule Commented on: 1 year ago (October 24, 2013)

Earlier reports indicated that meat would be sold mostly to Mexico, but other countries may also be potential customers.

Solutions to water crisis unsustainable Commented on: 1 year ago (August 16, 2013)

I agree that the problem is an economic one and until we accept that investment in water conservation and development of new sources is essential for sustainability we will have shortages and...

Horse slaughterhouse issue heats up again Commented on: 1 year ago (August 16, 2013)

Thank you all for your comments.This is an emotionally charged issue that goes beyond economics, and we appreciate your responses. We also will try to provide additional information as it is...

I’m among the 30 percent who like their jobs Commented on: 1 year ago (July 17, 2013)

Thank you, Kim. It's a blessing to be able to meet the folks I get to interview and folks like you who make my life better.

Oklahoma peanut grower enthusiastic about family, friends and peanuts Commented on: 2 years ago (February 12, 2013)

Extension service in each state will be teh best bets.; and look for Cooperative Extension.

Total removal is goal for resistant weed population Commented on: 2 years ago (January 25, 2013)

Many farmers already use no-till techniques and employ crop residue--mulch--to increase organic matter, to limit wind and water erosion, and to help control weeds. On a large-scale, however,...

We celebrated our mother’s life Commented on: 2 years ago (January 21, 2013)

Thank you, Rebecca. I was fortunate, as were you. Hope you are well.

Mexico and the United States have a long and profitable trading relationship Commented on: 2 years ago (September 5, 2012)

You would be better served to address your comments to the organizers of the conference. I am a reporter; I don't set the agenda for these meetings, just report, as accurately as I know how, on...

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