Tag Archives: Farmers
Ohio Director of Agriculture David Daniels

Guest editorial: Agriculture is Cool!

Editor’s Note: The following editorial was written by The Honorable David T. Daniels, a fellow Highland County native, serving as Ohio’s Director of Agriculture. Daniels was a Highland County Commissioner when I was growing up in Hillsboro, and subsequently represented his district in the state legislature. School is out for the summer, but true learning, […]

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Sows housed in group pens

From sow housing to being ‘just a farmer,’ everything old is new again…

I am fascinated with the study of history. Where we came from, how we became who and what we are, the mistakes made, lessons learned, achievements and accomplishments earned… Historical study and reflection provides so much return for the mere investment of time. History seems to strike me fairly frequently these days on a number […]

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CGB Enterprises

My Conversation with CGB President Kevin Adams

Last week while visiting New Orleans for the Allstate Sugar Bowl (Go Buckeyes!), I visited with CGB Enterprises President and CEO Kevin Adams. Adams, an Ohio State Alum, runs one of the leading grain and transportation companies in the country. Headquartered just North of Lake Pontchartrain, CGB operates a global enterprise in more than 70 locations […]

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Feedstuffs Foodlink

Pigford II: Justice or Boondoggle?

As part of my new relationship with Feedstuffs and Feedstuffs Foodlink, I produce a weekly podcast. Each week The Angle, at Feedstuffs.com, will tackle some of the key issues facing agriculture from my perspective. This week marks the first edition of the program, and I chose a doozy of a topic: The Pigford Case. Listen to […]

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The Death Tax

This Week’s Column: The Resurrection of the Death Tax

If you’re looking for proof of life after death, January 1st is your day. The minute the famous ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, the wealth redistribution instrument known as the Estate Tax rises from its grave to pilfer the holdings of any farmers or small business owners unlucky enough to die […]

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