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Thought of the Week

One man cannot stop the dust from blowing, but one man can start it. -Farm Security Administration Advertisements

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Thought of the Week

¬†Soil is truly the skin of the earth – the frontier between geology and biology. ¬†Within its few feet, soil accounts for a bit more than a 10 millionth of an inch thick – a little less than a thousandth … Continue reading

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Notes From the Palouse

Rolling hills and patchwork farm fields          This past week I visited the farmers who live and farm in the Palouse Region of Eastern Washington state.  This area comprises roughly in the south-east portion of the state, … Continue reading

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The Farm Bill

     We hear the word “Farm Bill” in the news.  But what is it, and what does it mean?  We’ve heard the media say that it is “farmer welfare,” and “farm supplements.”  We’ve heard that American farmers are paid … Continue reading

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Making a Molehill out of a Mountain

     Farmers have been battling Mother Nature’s attempts to destroy their livelihood since Adam and Eve were booted from the Garden of Eden.  One of MN’s effective techniques to frustrate farmers is soil erosion, by water, wind and tillage … Continue reading

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Soil Erosion – a problem for farmers since the Garden of Eden!

Check out this video to learn how big of a problem soil erosion is for farmers, and how they’re using direct seed technology to combat this problem!

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