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Letters to the Editor

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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 ...

Letters from readers

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 ...

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To the editor:The Iowa Farm Bureau, the Iowa Soybean Association and the Iowa Corn Growers all have a policy against giving power of Eminent Domain to private for profit companies, against private property owners.So far the Iowa Farm Bureau, the Iowa Soybean Association and the Iowa Corn ...

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To the editor:The April 21st edition of Farm News featured two letters written by Iowa CCI members Rosie Partridge and Larry Ginter. Ginter is a long time activist with at least two arrests including one in California for disrupting a Wells Fargo stockholder meeting. Ginter was, and still is, ...

Are you on track?

By Steve SutherBiology says it takes two years from the day you breed cows till their calves can be harvested for beef or join the breeding herd to calve as two-year-olds. Decisions before, after and during any two-year span can make a big difference.Let's not get too dramatic, because you can ...

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To the editor:Counties across Iowa are taking a stand on factory farms. More and more boards of supervisors are calling for a factory farm moratorium.Why? One reason is because the Master Matrix - a scoring system included in factory farm applications - is a failure. Legislators created it 15 ...