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Letters to the Editor

Letters from readers

To the editor:Thank you for the weekly Kruse article.I turn to it first for current events affecting Iowa. I expect to see an apparent, honest, objective view of facts, with a rational analysis and/or opinion.The Kruse moderate, relatively fearless approach is not common these days. Why? ...

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To the editor:The letter from Jerry Crew published in the July 20 edition of Farm News very accurately pointed out a dichotomy between the political views of your readers and the political views of your Opinion page writers (Kruse and Guebert). Having been a reader of your publication for some ...

Letters from readers

To the editor:The June 29 Farm News Opinion section was dominated by Frick and Frack (better known as Alan Guebert and David Kruse) who are well-known Trump Haters ("TH"). I don't know the political persuasion of the editorial board of FN, but I do know the large majority of readers are NOT ...

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To the editor:As a retired farmer i have watched farmers use their labor and mental skills, employ updated or new technologies plant their crops and repeat those actions at harvest time. Through those years farmers have produced bountiful crops with the help of Mother Nature, good soils and ...

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To the editor:The front page of FN "Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy turns five" and the front page headlines of EVERY Iowa agricultural publication, including the "Newspaper Iowa Depends on," covered the anniversary. With almost orgasmic glee, the governor, secretary of agriculture and, quite ...

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To the editor:This is a potpourri of comments from articles appearing in April 20th and 27th editions of FN. The cover story of April 27th featured the 2018 National Conservation Legacy Award winner, Mike Schleisman, and the conservation practices he employs to earn the award. And, we all can ...

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To the editor,The last issue of Farm News contained an article by Dr. Gene Tackle (self proclaimed expert on benefits of wind turbines) who praised wind turbines because they increased (?) yields. The title said it was a "positive" factor, but in the article the term "appears to" increase ...

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To the editor:The "special ''edition (progress agriculture) in the Feb. 25 issue of Farm News published the most biased article I have ever read on the "glories" of wind energy! B/4 tackling the outright bare-faced lies of John Boorman, (VP Iowa Wind Energy Association) there are 2 ...

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To the editor:I sometimes wonder if the syndicated columnist Alan Guebert ("Taking a knee" Oct. 13 Farm News) even reads what he writes? We do know that EVERY column he writes will either blame President Trump or the conservatives in congress, but he earns extra points for blaming both for low ...

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To the Editor:Fall is the time to answer the question whether underground infrastructures such as cables, pipelines and etc., affect the productivity of farmland. This can be easily answered with the use of weight carts and yield monitors.About 50 years ago the AT&T transcontinental ...