Author Archives: Robin W.L.

Thought of the Week

Farming and ranching is MUCH MORE than a job. -Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Advertisements

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Ag Programs and the USDA Budget

When we hear  news of the “Farm Bill,” we think that farmers and ranchers benefit from these programs.  Not so much!  Take a look at this: TOTAL USDA BUDGET IN 2017 71%     Food Assistance and Nutrition Programs 16%    … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

The commodity (farm) markets are like a freighter, slow to move, but starting to point in the right direction. -Ram Certified Market Intelligence Report

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America’s Farmers and Ranchers

Farm and ranch families make up less than 2% of the U.S. population.  They are diverse, growing conventional, biotech and organic crops.  They raise traditional and specialized livestock for meat, milk and eggs.  Whether their businesses are big or small, … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“Fields don’t mind themselves” -Drums of Autumn

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Corporate farms ARE family farms

We often hear of “corporate farms.” What many people don’t know is that the majority of family farms are held as corporations! The reasons for doing this are many – consolidating ownership, diversifying liability, and decreasing the farmer’s personal tax … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

  The road to success is often unpaved.  

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Thought of the Week

  Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And hopefully STEAK!

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Thought of the Week

AMERICAN LAMB 10,000 miles fresher than imported! -The Shepherd magazine, Sept. 2015

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Thought of the Week

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. That’s because that guy had the good sense to weed and feed his pasture.

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