Tag Archives: agriculture

The Sonnyside

As with much else in the current administration the Department of Agriculture seems to be spending more time on window dressing and presentation than on actually doing work that would help their constituents. Considering that Iowa’s main industry is agriculture … Continue reading

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Trump Shoots At China, Hits Iowa Squarely

Just a short note in case you hadn’t heard. There has been some blowback from our bully president’s unilateral move to impose tariffs on Chinese products. The Chinese stood up to the bully. Not sure our bully was expecting that … Continue reading

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Iowans For Sherrie Taha

IOWA CITY– The fact that Sherrie Taha, candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, supports reduction of food imports to Iowa only makes sense. “Rather than import the bulk of the food we eat from outside of our state, we need … Continue reading

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What Should Be Government’s Role In A Complex World?

Limited Government , Under God, Vote Republican On my way to Iowa City, I drive past an election sign still standing proudly in someone’s yard.  Some days, I smile to myself, amazed that anyone could think our country would be … Continue reading

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How You Can Protect Iowa’s Soil and Water in the Farm Bill

From Iowa Environmental Council – iaenvironment.org/ Protect Iowa’s Soil and Water in the Farm Bill Restore the Conservation Compliance Covenant   Take Action! Calls and emails needed by Tuesday Nov. 1 US lawmakers are currently proposing major changes to the Farm … Continue reading

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