By Jennifer M. Latzke
I love marketers.
No, truly. My sister is in marketing. I have friends in marketing. I admire how they use psychology and sociology and focus group research to turn wants into needs. Some of what [Read More]
By Ken Root
Editor’s note: This column was originally published Dec. 5, 2008.
An Oklahoma snow could be so wet it stuck to everything or so dry that it blew away. The event was sometimes fleeting, with afternoon [Read More]
By Trent Loos
On the day after Thanksgiving 2013, I had Dr. Walter “Chick” Bishop on my Rural Route Radio program and we talked about some of the Thanksgivings he remembered throughout his life. Chick is 79 years old a [Read More]
By Greg Wolf
It is all farm and ranch producers have ever known—filing taxes on a cash basis (rather than accrual) has allowed them to better match up tax liabilities with the inherent volatility [Read More]
By Holly Martin
I grew up on the farm in the country. When I was young, we would spend several days each summer with my maternal grandmother. She lived in the metropolis of Ellsworth, Kan. To me, it seemed like a foreign territory because i[Read More]
By Larry Dreiling
Frustrated by inaction, three farm commodity organizations joined Nov. 26 to call on congressional leaders to take the right steps quickly on the 2013 farm bill or extend the 2008 law.
“We ve[Read More]
By Jerry Nine
(Dec. 4)—The only thing most ranchers and farmers are talking about these last few days is the weather. We are supposed to get a little snow and perhaps sleet but regardless, I am quite certain we[Read More]
By Seymour Klierly
Judging from the breadth of stories, editorials, and opinion letters regarding the nutrition title of the farm bill, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, should be the most well-known federal government program. Yet, f[Read More]
By Ray Ridlen
Keep all plants watered during dry conditions even though some may be dormant.
If leaf tips of houseplant foliage are turning brown, it’s probably moisture related. Over-watering and insufficient humidity can[Read More]