Daryll Ray

Daryll
Ray
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Farmer-oriented blueprint increases corn prices 37 percent
As we saw in an earlier column, although touted widely as solution to the current international agricultural crisis,
University computes commodity programs' value to farm income
The structure of the 2007 Farm Bill has engendered a lot of discussion at most of the meetings we have attended this
Farmer-oriented blueprint increases corn prices 37 percent
As we saw in an earlier column, although touted widely as “the” solution to the current international agricultural
Bush calls for elimination of agricultural subsidies
President George W. Bush dropped an agricultural bombshell at the G-8 Conference in Gleneagles, Scotland. At the least,
Using biotechnology to improve the yield and quality of rice
Demographers project that the World’s population will increase over the next 30 years, increasing the demand for all
Bio-pharming research progresses
For most farmers, the mention of biotech crops brings to mind Bt corn and cotton and herbicide resistant soybeans. The
Checkoff lawsuits: It ain't over 'till its over
To listen to some of the comments that have been made since the US Supreme Court ruling on the beef checkoff, it would
Food pyramid: A basis for commodity policy?
Much of the response to USDA’s recently released revision of the food pyramid is predictable. Whether it is viewed as
Commodity programs: Is there reason for them?
Some have long said federal commodity programs are relics of the past and should be eliminated forthwith or, in the
Fast-food firms don't find farm programs yummy
On April 18, 2005, "Feedstuffs" released an article by Sally Schuff that identified a number of non-traditional special
Why not a buyout program for all crops?
Over the next two years, in the run up to the 2007 Farm Bill, one can expect to see a wide variety of ideas being
Energy: Choose your crystal ball
When the markets are jittery, it doesn't take much to send prices accelerating one direction or the other. On Thursday,
Agriculture: A countries rights issue?
International agricultural interests have sorted themselves into two polar extremes. One group believes fiercely in
World government fears now missing, but seems ironic
Driving through the countryside during the late 1950s and the 1960s, it was not uncommon to see a billboard proclaiming
Column: One world government?
Driving through the countryside during the late 1950s and the 1960s, it was not uncommon to see a billboard proclaiming
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