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Concerns about negotiating with our enemies

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 29th, 2015
We live in an era when our enemies are often difficult to identify and track, but some nations and their leaders have made well known their desire to defeat America. Despite the growing global dangers to our country, President Obama has chosen to negotiate with nations which have openly threatened America and our allies. Not only has he met them


Posted: Wednesday, Jul 29th, 2015
My good friend Cyndee recently gave me a gift. It is a beautiful plaque entitled, "I was born to be a Farmer". It's really nice, and it says all sorts of stirring, poignant things about being a farmer, such as "being up at the crack of dawn" and "the smell of freshly tilled soil", and "remembering the way Grandpa did

Short term bill allows for long-term highway solution

Posted: Thursday, Jul 23rd, 2015
For the Farmer

Many Nebraskans are hitting the road for vacations and family gatherings during the dog days of summer. Earlier this month, AAA estimated nearly 42 million Americans would travel over the Fourth of July weekend, with approximately 85 percent driving to their destinations. 
Nebraska has more than 96,000 miles of public roads and 3,500 bridges. When I

The Stockdog Demonstration

Posted: Thursday, Jul 23rd, 2015
Pete was invited to put on a working stockdog demonstration at the agricultural fair in the nearby town of Perdue, Saskatchewan. He could have brought his own lambs that were ‘dog wise' but his hosts offered to furnish the sheep.
On arrival in Perdue that morning Pete peeked into the dark trailer at the sheep. Six big black-headed Suffolk ewes

The Farmers’ Zodiac

Posted: Thursday, Jul 23rd, 2015
It's always fun to eat at Chinese restaurants, even if you're not crazy about Chinese food, because you can find out what kind of animal you are. You know what I mean, most places have placemats that you can read while you're waiting for your food that explain Chinese astrology. According to the year you were born, you can discover

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