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Holly Martin

Holly Martin

 

Holly Martin, editor, and her family live on a farm near Ford, Kan. She has been with the Journal since 1994. She can be reached at 1-800-452-7171 ext. 1806, or by e-mail at hmartin@hpj.com.


Could North Americans learn something from Europe?

By Holly Martin For quite some time, European countries have been the clear indicator of the direction of trends in North America. From skinny jeans and man scarves to trends on

 



257 Articles:

AUG 25, 2014 —I work with some talented people

By Holly Martin Some days you just have to brag on your people. Today is one of those days. A couple of weeks ago, we learned a series of stories in High Plains Journal/Midwest Ag Journal, Story of a Steak, was nam [Read More]



AUG 18, 2014 —See the map, believe in 'Ditch the rule'

By Holly Martin Seeing is believing. Or at least that’s what a group of agriculture organizations is hoping. This week, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, American Farm Bureau Federation, [Read More]



AUG 11, 2014 —The redneck and the roadkill

By Holly Martin Do you ever catch yourself doing something and pause and think, “Wait. Do city folk do this?” Do you suddenly get this vision of what people with a little more refinement might think? And then you shrug an [Read More]



JUL 21, 2014 —Brownback pushes back on "federal overreach"

By Holly Martin Walking among the implements and new services on display at the 3i Show, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback had the chance to visit with farmers and ranchers from across the state [Read More]



JUL 14, 2014 —Capturing the country life

By Holly Martin It was 100 degrees, but we had air conditioning, bottles of water and our cameras. We were set. Last weekend, my youngest son and I drove out of the driveway with no particular destination in mind. It’s almost [Read More]



JUL 7, 2014 —The voice of agriculture

By Holly Martin Do you remember these quotes? “But we have to pass the bill, so we can find out what’s in it.” Or maybe “Read my lips: No new taxes.” “I’m not a crook.” “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” “If it [Read More]



JUN 30, 2014 —Cross your fingers, it's raining

By Holly Martin Do you ever worry that if you talk about something, you’ll “jinx” it, as my kids say? That’s why I have my fingers and toes crossed as I write. It’s been raining here in western Kansas. And we ha [Read More]



JUN 23, 2014 —Take action on weeds

By Holly Martin The first herbicide-resistant weeds began being documented in the early to mid-1970s. In Kansas, everyone’s favorite weed, kochia, was documented to be resistant to Photosystem II inhibitors in 1976. And then ALS inhibitors [Read More]



JUN 16, 2014 —Looking for the map

By Holly Martin Transparency and integrity: two words that matter more than ever in the agriculture industry. To Mike Donahue the key to those words isn’t their definition. It’s much more. “To me, they’re not words. To me they are not to b [Read More]



JUN 2, 2014 —All Aboard Wheat Harvest prepares for launch


MAY 19, 2014 —Wheat woes and worries


MAY 12, 2014 —Bacon no longer takes a backseat to bananas


MAY 5, 2014 —Faith in our community and American agriculture


APR 28, 2014 —The making of a movie


APR 21, 2014 —Presses break down too


APR 14, 2014 —Solidifying the future of agriculture


APR 7, 2014 —Enlarging the bullseye on our back


MAR 24, 2014 —Spring, the most anxiously anticipated season


MAR 17, 2014 —Enthusiasm is no substitute for facts


MAR 10, 2014 —A movie about people like you


MAR 3, 2014 —Get the most out of meeting season


FEB 24, 2014 —Olympic skeleton athlete finds renewal in family farm


FEB 17, 2014 —Video helps debunk common myths about growing food


FEB 10, 2014 —A graph is worth a thousand words


JAN 27, 2014 —Opportunity does abound if the mind allows for it


JAN 20, 2014 —The pork chops that changed my life


JAN 13, 2014 —Propagandists target cereal maker


JAN 6, 2014 —The most important news


DEC 30, 2013 —Shopping dilemmas of a farm mom


DEC 23, 2013 —Angels o'er the plains


DEC 16, 2013 —Understanding our adversaries


DEC 9, 2013 —Holiday connections


DEC 2, 2013 —The weather alert


NOV 25, 2013 —5 things that farm families can be thankful for


NOV 18, 2013 —A wolf in a bonnet


OCT 28, 2013 —How Hawaii's laws reach across the ocean


OCT 21, 2013 —Sending prayers to South Dakota


OCT 14, 2013 —The shutdown fallout


SEP 30, 2013 —A world of pure imagination


SEP 23, 2013 —Caught in the middle


SEP 16, 2013 —We will never forget


SEP 9, 2013 —The wake-up call


SEP 2, 2013 —The whole story


AUG 26, 2013 —Eat cheap and live!


AUG 19, 2013 —Choosing your 'tude


AUG 12, 2013 —Role of a mentor never a lost art


AUG 5, 2013 —The recipe for a terrible marketing campaign


JUL 29, 2013 —All that is right with 4-H


JUL 22, 2013 —For the love of family


JUL 15, 2013 —Divide and conquer, or divided we fall?


JUL 1, 2013 —A refresher


JUN 24, 2013 —If only


JUN 17, 2013 —Broken record, times two


JUN 3, 2013 —Be a squeaky wheel


MAY 27, 2013 —The train hasn't quite left


MAY 20, 2013 —A Mother's Day of a different kind


MAY 13, 2013 —Could it be that science will win?


MAY 6, 2013 —A lack of sophistication or a lack of understanding?


APR 29, 2013 —Why we live here


APR 22, 2013 —A gallon of milk, a hay bale and a law suit


APR 15, 2013 —We shouldn't rely on Phil


APR 1, 2013 —Out with the orange shag carpet


MAR 25, 2013 —Celebrating you


MAR 18, 2013 —Meet you at the mailbox


MAR 11, 2013 —Put in my place


MAR 4, 2013 —Snow days to a different tune


FEB 25, 2013 —A story of a steak


FEB 18, 2013 —The contrast and the unity


FEB 4, 2013 —Good news--a long time coming, or is it?


JAN 21, 2013 —GMOs get a new unlikely ally


DEC 31, 2012 —To the new year


DEC 24, 2012 —Christmas blessings


DEC 17, 2012 —Moving forward


DEC 10, 2012 —A pea is a pea is a pea


DEC 3, 2012 —'Tis the season


NOV 26, 2012 —Undeniable enthusiasm


NOV 19, 2012 —A time for thanks


OCT 22, 2012 —Skyscraper farming


OCT 15, 2012 —Green power


OCT 1, 2012 —It all started with a cheesy breadstick


SEP 24, 2012 —The railroad crossing lesson


SEP 17, 2012 —Organic study spurs discussion


SEP 3, 2012 —Glass walls


AUG 27, 2012 —Desperate bedfellows


AUG 13, 2012 —The power of Mother Nature


JUL 23, 2012 —The right priorities


JUL 2, 2012 —The blame game


JUN 25, 2012 —Fear restricting the future


JUN 18, 2012 —In the halls of Congress


JUN 4, 2012 —A slice of reason


MAY 28, 2012 —Experience firsthand


MAY 28, 2012 —Food guilt


MAY 21, 2012 —Food Guilt


MAY 14, 2012 —It's just about time


MAY 7, 2012 —How full is your glass?


APR 23, 2012 —Going global


APR 16, 2012 —Time to engage


APR 9, 2012 —Time cards


MAR 26, 2012 —Spring into discussion


APR 2, 2012 —How a company and its workers got slimed


MAR 26, 2012 —Spring into discussion


MAR 12, 2012 —Working together


MAR 5, 2012 —It's all about education


FEB 27, 2012 —Conoco, a boy and a legend


FEB 20, 2012 —Looking forward, not back


FEB 13, 2012 —Back home and back to work


FEB 6, 2012 —Another attack


JAN 30, 2012 —Road trip


JAN 23, 2012 —Senseless violence


JAN 16, 2012 —USDA's blueprint


JAN 9, 2012 —Truth in advertising


DEC 26, 2011 —The year in review


DEC 19, 2011 —Miracles every day


DEC 12, 2011 —The new and the old


NOV 28, 2011 —I'm tired


NOV 21, 2011 —Giving thanks


NOV 14, 2011 —Not a normal year


OCT 24, 2011 —The end of the dust-up?


OCT 17, 2011 —Down a country road


OCT 3, 2011 —Heroes wanted


SEP 26, 2011 —Fair share


SEP 19, 2011 —State Fair Fever


AUG 29, 2011 —Harvesting thanks for agriculture


AUG 22, 2011 —A little bit of help


AUG 15, 2011 —Improved efficiency


AUG 8, 2011 —Understand your customer


AUG 1, 2011 —Investing in the future



JUL 25, 2011 —Down and drought


JUL 18, 2011 —Watching the clock


JUL 11, 2011 —Volunteers make the world go round


JUN 27, 2011 —Strategic leaping


JUN 13, 2011 —Capturing country life


JUN 6, 2011 —The tale of two extremes


MAY 30, 2011 —When two different worlds collide


MAY 23, 2011 —All Aboard for the 2011 wheat harvest


MAY 16, 2011 —A princely charade


MAY 9, 2011 —Blast destroyed more than levee


MAY 2, 2011 —A jewel for agriculture





MAR 28, 2011 —A sustainable Big Mac?


MAR 21, 2011 —Celebrating Ag Day


MAR 14, 2011 —Working together


MAR 7, 2011 —It's Dodge City, not a fairy tale


FEB 28, 2011 —The times--they are a-changin'


FEB 14, 2011 —Each contact matters


JAN 31, 2011 —Up-to-date coverage


JAN 24, 2011 —Twinkie do or Twinkie don't?


JAN 17, 2011 —The news that should be


JAN 10, 2011 —American Agriculture: Your Food. Your Farmer.


JAN 3, 2011 —Walking a fine line


DEC 27, 2010 —Resolving to open the gate


DEC 20, 2010 —One small Christmas celebration


DEC 6, 2010 —Can you?


NOV 29, 2010 —Making the time


NOV 22, 2010 —Thanks and bounty


NOV 15, 2010 —So long, Indian Summer


NOV 1, 2010 —Preventing a repeat


OCT 18, 2010 —The tale of two 'propaganda' stories


OCT 11, 2010 —The night it all began


OCT 4, 2010 —My pants don't fit


SEP 27, 2010 —We found our first hero


SEP 13, 2010 —The days of fall


SEP 6, 2010 —Fairness


AUG 30, 2010 —Project showcase brings generations together


AUG 30, 2010 —Lessons over breakfast


AUG 23, 2010 —Happy trails


AUG 16, 2010 —James Bond versus Clark Griswold


AUG 9, 2010 —What keeps you up at night?


AUG 2, 2010 —Looking for a hero


JUL 26, 2010 —It's about more than the ribbons


JUL 12, 2010 —Are we losing out?


JUL 5, 2010 —An unlikely meeting


JUN 28, 2010 —The same, but different


JUN 21, 2010 —Unrelenting disaster


JUN 14, 2010 —Better than perfect


JUN 7, 2010 —KYF2 is 1DUMB


MAY 24, 2010 —Important summertime jobs


MAY 17, 2010 —Along for the ride


MAY 10, 2010 —Political endorsement


MAY 3, 2010 —Living without the truth


APR 19, 2010 —Let's not make the news


APR 12, 2010 —Camouflaged propaganda





MAR 22, 2010 —On the right track


MAR 15, 2010 —Into perspective


MAR 1, 2010 —Getting things done


MAR 8, 2010 —The family business is...


MAR 1, 2010 —Getting things done


FEB 22, 2010 —What if I didn't know?


FEB 15, 2010 —Vote with your wallet


FEB 8, 2010 —There is hope


FEB 1, 2010 —The dairy industry's untold story


JAN 25, 2010 —Connecting in many ways


JAN 18, 2010 —Too busy to succeed


JAN 4, 2010 —Adding a notch in 2010


DEC 14, 2009 —Go get 'em


DEC 7, 2009 —A politically-incorrect tax idea


NOV 30, 2009 —Bayer CropScience will invest billions in biotech, seed R&D


NOV 16, 2009 —Cheap shot


NOV 9, 2009 —Counting the chickens


NOV 2, 2009 —It's our job


OCT 26, 2009 —Issuing sound decisions


OCT 19, 2009 —Imagine a nasty black cloud over my picture


OCT 12, 2009 —No one deserves a last dance


OCT 5, 2009 —A local engagement


SEP 28, 2009 —It's an attitude


SEP 21, 2009 —Chicken Little meets her biggest fan


SEP 7, 2009 —Is this your industry?


AUG 31, 2009 —The end of the trail . . . for now


AUG 24, 2009 —Smart Boards trump blackboards


AUG 17, 2009 —A common bond


AUG 3, 2009 —Pot stirred, producers speak out


JUL 27, 2009 —A leg up


JUL 20, 2009 —Long time coming


JUL 13, 2009 —Photograph your country


JUL 6, 2009 —Harvest brings consumers, farmers together


JUN 29, 2009 —Belt tightens, strangles cattlemen


JUN 22, 2009 —Chasing the storm


JUN 15, 2009 —Window to wheat harvest


JUN 15, 2009 —Behind the scenes


MAY 25, 2009 —Focus on the future


MAY 11, 2009 —Go on harvest with us


APR 27, 2009 —Living in the country


APR 20, 2009 —Beware of this legislation


APR 13, 2009 —Story told





MAR 30, 2009 —The most basic need


MAR 23, 2009 —Signs of spring


MAR 16, 2009 —Farmers should expect volatility to continue


MAR 9, 2009 —One voice


FEB 23, 2009 —Field trip


FEB 16, 2009 —A sticky situation


FEB 9, 2009 —A new www.hpj.com


FEB 2, 2009 —Essays on agriculture


JAN 26, 2009 —Your Journal works for you


JAN 5, 2009 —A new year


DEC 22, 2008 —Christmas in the country


DEC 15, 2008 —A big, big win


DEC 8, 2008 —Innovation


NOV 24, 2008 —Giving thanks


NOV 10, 2008 —For the red, white and blue


NOV 3, 2008 —Get your sticker


OCT 27, 2008 —Sound bite


SEP 8, 2008 —What are those "thingies?"


SEP 1, 2008 —Four minutes for agriculture


AUG 25, 2008 —A jolt of reality


AUG 4, 2008 —How lucky are we?


JUL 14, 2008 —A choice of roads


JUL 7, 2008 —The news first


JUN 30, 2008 —Safety soapbox


JUN 9, 2008 —The addiction begins


JUN 2, 2008 —The checkered flag


MAY 26, 2008 —Locate in 48


MAY 12, 2008 —A year later


MAR 10, 2008 —A $1.3 billion day


FEB 4, 2008 —Dear Secretary Schafer, we wish for . . .


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