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To the editor:I'm confused. I thought David Kruse's Farm News column focused on agricultural markets.In his June 12 column, Kruse omitted that his experts stand opposed to President Trump's stand on life. From the Episcopal Church website, '"in 2018, The Episcopal Church called for "women's ...

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To the editor:My friend is gone. Jerry Crew of Webb, Iowa, has passed on to live with his Lord on June 10th.He was a great friend and influence in my life; we had a few things in common. We were fellow church members, semi-retired farmers, and Air Force veterans, although he left at the rank ...

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Dear editor:I first met Jerry Crew when he sent me a letter through the post office asking me to write to Iowa Farmer Today bashing organic farming. He had found that they wouldn't publish his letters. He had read my letters and seen my concern for the environment and skepticism of the green ...

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To the editor:A letter in the May 9 issue of Farm News had to do with recipes published in an earlier issue. The writer was very unhappy about some of the ingredients because they were listed as organic and suggested FN should not print it. Isn't being able to substitute ingredients one of the ...

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To the editor:I'm certainly not a gourmet cook -in fact, I'm probably, at best, mediocre because I tend to not follow directions! But I do love food! 80 % of the time I read the story in section B about some recipe that looks promising, and last weeks issue featured sourdough bread.Here's the ...

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To the editor:Whether you agree with Alan Guebert or not, his column is interesting and credible since he consistently cites sources for the information he passes along. From USDA and other agencies to commodity group reports, the Wall Street Journal to local newspapers, and ag economists, ...

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To the editor,The Zesch family should not be shocked to learn that the city of Laurel wants to steal their land for a lagoon (Valentine's Day 2020 Farm News). That is what eminent domain always is.The famous Kelo decision, where the City of New London stole Susette Kelo's house in Connecticut ...

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To the editor:It's time to stand up for family farmers.According to Brian Hoops of Midwest Market Solutions (January 17, 2020, page 4A), despite lousy weather and prevented planting across much of the U.S., corn price "upside potential appears limited unless a weather issue develops in South ...

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To the editor,"Understanding what it takes to transition to organic" emblazoned the front page of of last weeks FN! WHY? "Organic" ("O") is a SHAM! It is LESS safe to eat, costs almost double and contributes more pollution to our surfaceand atmosphere than modern production agriculture ...

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To the editor:I wonder how much true research FN used for their editorial "There's power in the wind"? It is merely a recitation of the propaganda from the wind industry and their powerful lobbyists at state and national levels.The opening sentence last four words "with few environmental ...