Even though I won’t be with my family this year, they will be with me. I feel them in the joy of holiday memories and the lessons that have made me full of love and thanks.
We'll still have all the celebrations and recognitions, but for the safety of our members, we're beaming our 102nd annual meeting straight to living rooms, tractor cabs and barns across Kansas.
This Thanksgiving all of us need to look at all we have been given and be thankful. Without a doubt that includes our great system of agricultural production.
I’ll continue to remind myself that whenever we finish our fall harvest it will allow my little farm family some much anticipated normalcy before spring planting.
To truly value endings, you must recognize that our final ending is that of life. All the other endings are leading to that one and it will probably come sooner than most of us would like.
The number of people voting doesn’t determine winners, rather it’s the types of voters who cast their ballots or don't bother showing up at all.
Broadband isn’t a silver bullet for rural revitalization, but it will open up tremendous opportunities for farmers, ranchers and others who want to be connected to the rest of the world.
It’s as if overnight the leaves on the trees have yellowed, the morning air has become crisp, the sun sets earlier, the moon rises sooner and the fall crops around us continue drying down.
Cooperatives played a vital role in helping build American agriculture into what it is today and they continue to keep our rural communities strong.
Those of us in agriculture have always risen to the challenge. No one is more productive than the American farmer, we are without a doubt the best in the business.