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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 ...

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To the editor,October is Cooperative Month. Iowa's farm and grain supply cooperatives employ nearly 6,500 Iowans across the state. These farmer-owned businesses account for $11.5 billion in annual sales. Cooperatives in Iowa have an annual payroll of $352 million, including benefits.At Landus ...

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To the editor,I'm so glad that Alan Guebert brought up rule breaking in his column, "Rules for fools," in the August 4 Farm News.Lets take a look at rules. Guebert says (in the same condescending manner the climate cultists "discuss" totalitarian decrees to attempt to remedy their crisis of the ...

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o the editor:What a pleasure to read a civil reply to Jerry Crew's letter about Alan Guebert's opinions on the Paris Accords (Farm News, July 14).The religious aspect or ethics of this discussion need further attention. Paul Devine says the Lord will ask us, "What did you do to preserve the ...

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To the editor:Concerning "Eminent Domain"The Number One question is: Can a Department of the State of Iowa grant the State of Iowa's power of "Eminent Domain" to a Private for Profit Company to use that power of Eminent Domain against Farmers and Landowners and other Private Property ...

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To the editor:As a response to Jerry Crew's letter from June 30 edition, I should first of all admit I am not an expert on climatology, nor a theologian with any insight on God. However, I believe we should perhaps take pause when considering the environment and how we may impact it, as the day ...

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To the editor:The ever-snarky Alan Guebert was at his absolute best (worst) in his response to President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris treaty on global climate change. This is his dire forecast (courtesy of "an all-star group of political, business and academic leaders") "Over the next 5 ...