What is the Most Important Issue Affecting the Agriculture Industry?

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When I was a child, I was fascinated with globes.  I loved spinning a globe around in my parents’ livingroom searching for far away countries that I learned about in school or on television.  My entire universe was in Central Illinois (with an occasional trip to St. Louis to watch the Cardinals play).  It was hard for me to understand …

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Perhaps Prenups Can Be Romantic Afterall. . .

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I have wanted to write this blog for quite sometime now.  I know marriage and divorce is a sensitive subject for a lot of people.  I want to preface this blog by stating that I am an unmarried women so my only first-hand knowledge of marriage is by watching my parents, grandparents, aunts & uncles, and friends that are in …

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Why Do You Think Broadband Is Important for Rural America?

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I asked this question on Twitter last week.  Sometimes it is easy to take internet access for granted; however, there are still parts of the county, particularly in isolated rural areas, that don’t have access to broadband.  The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 appropriated $2.5 billion for broadband access for underserved communities.  Perhaps some of you have seen …

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Interviews with Ag Producers

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I have been active posting interviews with New York Agri-Women and NCBA Young Producer Council members on other blogs over the last few weeks.  In case you missed it, please check out my interview with: Cheryl Hellert, a Farm Credit East assistant from Albion, New York; Karen Barie-Keough, Cargill’s Northeast Region Retail Leader from Jamestown, New York; Diane Eggert from …

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AAW Spotlight: Interview With Jannell Lagein

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As I noted on Monday, I completed the American Agri-Women – Syngenta “Leadership At Its Best” Conference in Greensboro, North Carolina and I am posting interviews with other participants in the conference.  Today’s interview is with the North Dakota firecracker (and ranch wife) Jannell Lagein. 1.  Please explain your connection ot the agriculture industry. I was born and rased on a …

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YPC Spotlight: Interview with Holly Foster (Part I)

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If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I am very involved with National Cattlemen’s Beef Association‘s (“NCBA”) Young Producers’ Council (“YPC”).  I am YPC’s representative on NCBA’s Resolutions Committee and am currently working with the new YPC blog, Cattle Call.  If you haven’t been following the blog, make sure you check it out here (you can also become …

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The Not-So-Simple Definition of “Agriculture Law”

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As I mentioned in my previous blog, I recently joined JD Supra where my documents can be found here.  Today, JD Supra featured my profile on its facebook page. I was asked what exactly agriculture law was from an editor in Florida where I did my best to answer her in limited space.  Since I oftentimes receive this question (lately …

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