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To the editor: Wow farmer George Naylor hit the nail on the head in his letter on March 26. Ever since I started farming in 1965 all I have ever heard from the sowers of deceit (ag.secretaries, economists, bankers, politicians and farm publication’s) farmers need new markets and absolutely ...

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To the editor, I’ve farmed now 45 years under 13 U.S. secretaries of agriculture, and like I suspected, heard nothing new from our “new” Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. (Farm News, March 12, 2021) Farmers, farmers, farmers—markets, markets, markets repeated over and over ...

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To the editor, Regarding Senators Grassley and Ernst co-sponsoring a bill to increase bio-fuel mandates (Feb. 26 Farm News), I don’t think there could be a better example of “bought and paid for.” Environmental impacts of fossil fuels versus bio-fuels are still debatable by real ...

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To the editor: I got a kick out the column “Trade war is far from won” by David Kruse. Why? Because his analysis is about 3 years behind progressive news sources! We progressive farm activist and progressive news sources seen right through Trump’s so called Trade war with China as ...

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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, ...