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Archive for May, 2017

Blessings on Memorial Day

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Global Seed Vault

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

The World’s largest collection of genetic diversity of crops.  Seeds from all over the world, including 70,000 varieties of barley, 150,000 varieties of rice and 140,000 samples of wheat. Take a tour:

Commodity Export Share of US Ag Production

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Check out the graphic, and click on the image to link through to read the article about the percent of US Commodity production that leaves the States:   From: Which Commodity Depends the Most on Exports? AgWeb article by Ben Potter.   Some fun facts:  The US produces 80% of the world’s supply of almonds, […]

Cedar Point Virtual Ride – Valravn

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

AKA – how I tested the video on my new wide-screen monitor.

A Cautionary Tale of Overreach

Monday, May 1st, 2017

I can’t make this stuff up. Duarte Nursery v Army Corps of Engineers  (note:  link is to an early decision – the case is still pending as of this writing) is a case about the Feds pursuing a farmer for alleged tillage of wetlands. The farmer’s point of view is (1) I avoided any potential […]