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High Plains Journal - HPJ Weekly
Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Featured Stories


Making a profit in chaotic grain markets

By Kylene Scott

When it comes to marketing grain, it’s often hard to find the right fit. And now in an even more chaotic marketing time, it could be even tougher for soybeans and other grains. Read more


A bottle at a time: Boot Hill Distillery offering ‘hand cleaner’ to combat coronavirus

By Jennifer M. Latzke

Around the nation, micro distilleries are putting their production process to greater use for the public and turning it into hand “cleaner.” Boot Hill Distillery, in Dodge City, Kansas, is one such distillery that is looking to temporarily switch its production focus to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Read more


Will 5G connectivity be the solution for rural areas?

By Lacey Newlin

It is hard to watch television and not see a commercial promoting 5G connectivity these days, but will it live up to all the hype in rural areas or are we in for a letdown? Ariel Wiegard, federal government relations lead at Syngenta, spoke recently at Commodity Classic about 5G’s possibilities and shortcomings for rural America. Read more

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More News and Commentary

Preparation and precaution: We’ll get through this

By Dave Bergmeier

The novel coronavirus has made its way into the High Plains states and it is a threat that readers should not dismiss as we try to get our hands wrapped around this chapter that involves many of our countries that want our farm-raised products. Read more

US agriculture shines in fight against pandemic

By Sara Wyant

For all of you working on farms and ranches, you realize that the important work of producing food and feeding people never stops. It’s the same pattern for those in our packing plants, our truckers, our food workers and everyone along the supply chain from farm to fork. Read more

Friends in low places

By Seymour Klierly

Just before all the partisan bickering over the third stimulus package to help remedy the effects of COVID-19, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were singing in harmony. Read more

What's Next

April 6: In our upcoming Hay, Forage and Grazing issue, Lacey Newlin takes a look at how hay producers can be weed-free and profit-full. To place an ad, call 1-800-452-7171 or email ads@hpj.com.


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