Farm Bill’s ag risk coverage options

Farm Bill’s ag risk coverage options

Last week we started discussing the 2018 Farm Bill options Farmers and Farmland owners can be thinking about as it relates to the commodity programs w...

November 22nd, 2019 |  


Our taxes shouldn’t fuel China’s rise

Our taxes shouldn’t fuel China’s rise

When U.S. taxpayers send their hard-earned money to the government, they shouldn’t worry that it’s being used to fuel economic and militar...

November 22nd, 2019 |  


Choice: Medicare for all, or endless war?

We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars. Here’s how:If you’re following the presidentia...

November 22nd, 2019 |  



Giving thanks and grandma’s dressing

Giving thanks and grandma’s dressing

Thanksgiving greetings!As I mentioned last week, we as a church would sometimes draw names from our 18 families and single households to determine who...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Trump to small farmers: Get lost

Trump to small farmers: Get lost

As hundreds of Wisconsin dairy farms go under, the White House is telling them to clear out for the big guys.Donald Trump’s idea of a good farm ...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Collagen: What you need to know

Collagen: What you need to know

Collagen. It’s been called the fountain of youth by some, but is it?Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body. It is the main comp...

November 19th, 2019 |  


A date with some squirrels

A date with some squirrels

When the trials and troubles of the daily grind get to be too much, occasionally I just go for a drive. Usually that drive will take me to a backgroun...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Is there a perfect gift?

Is there a perfect gift?

We are now perched on the cusp of our annual mega-shopping season.In the few weeks before Christmas there is more than just a chill in the air —...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Should I update my PLC yields?

Should I update my PLC yields?

Now that some producers are finishing the 2019 harvest, it is now time to turn their attention to other aspects of the farming operation. These includ...

November 15th, 2019 |  


Giving thanks and grandma’s dressing

Giving thanks and grandma’s dressing

Thanksgiving has always been a highlight in our house. As a little girl, my mom would always cook up a big meal, and without fail, we’d have gue...

November 14th, 2019 |