Light Up a Cigar? Cuba, Politics, and Agriculture: Not all agree with President Obama’s statements regarding a thaw with Cuba, but it has been near unanimous approval from major farm and commodity organizations. Several issued positive statements about the outlook for increased agricultural exports to the island nation.
Checkoff the Checkoff: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack said the USDA will not pursue efforts to create another checkoff under the 1996 commodity promotion law.
Cattle Ranching Is a Habit at this Abbey: Nuns at an abbey in Colorado raise cattle, water buffalo, and llamas. According to the nuns, llamas chase away mountain lions to protect the cattle.
Hands Down–the Best Pet Video Lately: This link provides the “pets at the table with human hands “ clip and a fascinating “making of” segment.
Speaking of dogs, these two blogs look at farm dogs and human foibles.
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