The phrase “conflict of interest” could get worn out soon as observers remark on the surprising unconcern by the public over actions by political figures in matters where they have an economic stake.
Agriculture looks to be a big winner as a result of the 2016 election.
Despite countless words printed on magazine pages and delivered from conference lecterns, carefully crafted farm transition plans are often frozen by the inability of the older generation to let go. What is Dad’s problem?
As a group, we Baby Boomers make up an enormous cohort of active farmers.
Knowing how to find answers, more than knowing the answers outright has replaced pliers as the go-to tool.
Maybe it’s just because I’m an aging engineer whose dreams of the future were largely shaped in the 1950s and 60s, but the recent debut of a concept autonomous tractor by CNH Industrial riveted my attention.
John Phipps is a farmer from Chrisman, Ill., and the author of Top Producer's "Perspective" column. He is the TV host of "U.S. Farm Report."
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