Category Archives: Agriculture

The Jones Act: A Hidden Cost to Farmers

Do you know about The Jones Act? You should. It has a profoundly negative impact on your farming business. The Cato Institute recently published Policy Analysis No. 845 The Jones Act: A Burden America can no longer bear. It is … Continue reading

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Texas Judge Sinks WOTUS Rule

A U.S. District Court judge in Galveston, Texas has decided the Obama administration’s 2014 definition of “Waters of the United States” took place without complying with the federal Administrative Procedures Act (APA). The Obama EPA “…wanted to ensure that the … Continue reading

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Why Farm Bureau Likes EPA’s Revised Water Policies

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) submitted WOTUS comments to the U.S. EPA on April 15, 2019. The 25-page document is worth reading.  The AFBF comments are on a subject dear to the hearts of all who own land in the United … Continue reading

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More Background on the “Killer Corn” Study

In the last issue, I wrote about a new study published in Nature Sustainability, and the blog was entitled “Growing Corn Kills People”. After some difficulty I was able to obtain a copy of the maize study listed above, which I did not … Continue reading

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Growing Corn Kills People

Jason Hill, a professor at the University of Minnesota, and a team of other scientists issued a study on April 1, 2019, which initially I thought was an April Fool’s joke. It is no joke! According to one publication and … Continue reading

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