U.S. Farm Report Mailbag
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, US Farm Report
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May 14, 2010
Just wanted to say that the growers in our farming circle hear in Iowa
really enjoy the show! We all agree on one thing, that we would like
more time devoted to the marketing round table discussion. I wondered
if anyone else ever said the same thing? In volatile times like these
we can't get enough of the commentary from your guests. Thanks and
keep up the good work!
I watch you at 5-6am on KCRG-TV, Cedar Rapids, IA on Saturday
mornings. In regards to your comments on budget cuts, you are correct that
people want them for society in general but not if it specifically affects
Our government debt situation reminds me of a heroin addict that
knows they need to quit but keep buying (to feed an unstainable lifestyle) on
credit (federal deficits and trade deficits)........and the lttle voice
of common sense in the background is saying the "Day of the Overdose" is coming.
I have wanted to compliment you and your ag efforts. Keep up the good
work. It is nice to watch a leader (somewhat modest) approach the ag
sector with just the right slant of actual and what if.
I might not always agree with some of your views but I am always in
agreement for your reasons for bringing up the issues. I really
appreciate your ability to make your point as well as take the time to have the
issues well researched when you express your views.
I'm now 59, after purchasing my first tractor in 1972 a JD4000 fully
equipped for $8100 I have seen a lot too. I started a grain bin supply business in 1976 and integrated
manufacturing and now includes manfacturing of skidsteer hitch conversions to allow
older skid steers to accommodate the new standardized skidsteer hitch. I
also sell about 4000 hay bale spears per year.
I now ship my products worldwide and as a small business we are building
on to our facility to accommodate more production space for more
employees. Our business has been very good because we care for our