December limped to an ugly conclusion as nearly everyone from Wall Street to Main Street took a year-end pounding not seen in three generations.
Over the recent years, the agriculture community has been voicing the same concerns: markets for our products; health care — both medical and mental health; transportation; internet accessibility; the well-being of our rural communities; and the increased aging of those engaged in farming. No one seems to be disputing these issues and farm organizations across the line agree these are real concerns. So why does agriculture continue its downward slide?
Humanity depends on these critical threes: Without oxygen, most humans will die within three minutes; without water, life expectancy is three days; without food, we’ve got three weeks.
If you think writing a farm bill makes for strange bedfellows, just look at who’s allied against President Donald J. Trump’s up-and-down trade talks with China.
The Environmental Working Group is using this harvest season to solidify its reputation as the biggest not-for-profit policy organization American farmers love to hate.
This Week's Circulars
- Virnig Manufacturing: From mom and pop to modern
- Down went baby, carseat and all; toddler falls out of car unharmed
- DirecTV cuts KEYC 12 and Fox 12 from service
- Charges: Phone robber caught after he forgot to hang up
- More than 1,000 sample 177
- Roofer charged with swindling elderly man
- Young farmers talk of struggles
- Grain Angles: Quarters, dimes and pennies
- Gun, synthetic pot allegedly found in car after DWI stop
- Raw Fusion donations will aid Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund
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