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Thought of the Week

“When we started using Roundup Ready sugarbeet seed, we reduced our herbicide use by 75%.” -Russ Shroll, Farmer

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NEW GMO WEBSITE

Genetically Modified Organisms or GMO’s are a big topic, one that is not only controversial, but raises strong emotion in many people.  While we at Kiss My Tractor are not prepared to take sides, we do represent mainstream farmers who use sustainable methods, … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

     There isn’t anything about farming I don’t like.        I like the planting, the irrigating, the harvest.  I like the work and I like my chickens.  It’s a good lifestyle.                   … Continue reading

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Organic or Not?

This is a great video regarding the debate surrounding organic v. conventional agricultural food production. Jayson Lusk is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University. His website, with blog posts and other information about food … Continue reading

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Top 10 Agriculture Myths

     Many thanks from Matthew J. Lohr, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for publishing this list of the 10 top misconceptions about farming, farmers and agriculture.   #10 – Small Farms are Unimportant – In … Continue reading

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