April 30 2018
Last week, I had a very early morning flight from the West Coast to the Midwest. I would be on the flight for four hours followed by an immediate three and a half hour shuttle ride
May 8 2017
Newly appointed Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue hit the ground running
Jan. 5 2017
It is sports season in our household. Basketball is in full swing, weight lifting tournaments are underway, and after school workouts have become routine
Aug. 25 2011
It contains the same nine essential nutrients for childhood development and growth; yet chocolate milk is swiftly being pulled from lunch menus. This fall, though, it is taking on an improved nutrition...
June 15 2011
Of all the valiant efforts of diet and health do-gooders, trying to get flavored milks out of schools ranks among the most misguided. It is a classic example of an idea that glows with good intentions...
April 26 2011
Have you ever been in the middle of a huge mess or fight with no exit door? But when you think about it, you're not exactly sure what got you into the chaos in the first place? For those of us in agriculture,...
Sept. 15 2010
In my elementary school years, one of my favorite days each year was our small parochial school's track meet held every spring. Besides the fun I had spending the day outside with classmates, I always...