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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

We have perhaps created a perfect solution or perhaps we are the architects of our own demise. You make your own conclusions. Here are a few of my observations after being back on the farm once again to assist in ... more
Two Dynamic Topics are on the Table this Summer

Two Dynamic Topics are on the Table this Summer

RMA to Discuss the Future of Apple Crop Insurance in NYS  I am certain each of you know the threat Mother Nature places upon your operations each year. To counter this risk, the RMA has developed an Apple Crop Insurance ... more
Who will be the farmers of the next generation?

Who will be the farmers of the next generation?

It is a simple truth that as human beings we are most comfortable with the things we fully understand. New concepts present a challenge to this comfort zone. In most every instance I can imagine when confronted with change you ... more
Food For Thought

Food For Thought

As we begin a new crop season I want to share some alarming facts about the food you will produce in 2017. Most of this data comes from a series of articles by National Geographic in March 2016. Hunger knows ... more