Category Archives: Feeding the World

Thought of the Week

“As a farmer, it makes me feel good that all the long hours and risk we take to raise a crop is appreciated by the public.” -Drew Eggers, Farmer, Meridian, Idaho

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Thought of the Week

Out here, water is like gold -Ed Wiltse, Mayor of Ulysses, Kansas

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Thought of the Week

“Farmers and ranchers are being told that it is necessary to double the food supply in the next 30 years in order to feed an anticipated human population of over 9 billion people.  Yet every category of production is being attacked, both … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“What kind of crazy people are we?  We put this seed out there in the ground, and we expect it to grow. That’s faith!” -Debbie Glover, farmwife, Bone Gap, Illinois

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Thought of the Week

“I really like to innovate. Farming is such an exciting occupation and way to live.” -John Aeschliman, Farmer

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What is Biotechnology?

Whew boy, what a question, right?  We here are Kiss My Tractor are not pro-GMO nor are we anti-GMO.  What we are is pro-science.  This post discusses how biotechnology (Genetically Modified Organisms) works. So, with that said… Just What Is … Continue reading

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American Lamb

Some quick fact that I gleaned from the Food Producers of Idaho’s Ag. Pavilion at the Western Idaho Fair in July this year.  For your use and storehouse of agricultural knowledge. AMERICAN LAMB More than 80,000 family farmers raise lamb … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

AG.  NOW MORE THAN EVER

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Thought of the Week

THE WORLD IS RUN BY THOSE WHO SHOW UP. -Robert B. Johnson, Engineer

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“Agriculture is now, as it’s always been, the basis of civilization. The 6 million farms of the United States form the basis of all other achievements of the American people, and are more fruitful than all their other resources.” -President … Continue reading

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