Greg Doering Articles
The Next Rural Migration
With population flowing to cities and suburban areas, it's even more important to share the story of agriculture to help people understand how food is grown and where it comes from.
Capitalism and Conservation
Agriculture's improving efficiency is driven by simple economics. Growing more while using fewer resources is good for both farmers' bottom line and the environment.
Debts of Gratitude
The past 15 months has proven what I’ve long believed — local elections have the biggest impact on the day-to-day lives of Kansans, and in November we well choose new leaders for school boards and cities across the state.
Whether I’m watching a storm from near or far, I always feel incredibly small. The combination of wind and rain and lightning and thunder is the result of two air masses colliding and releasing more energy than the atomic bomb blast at Hiroshima.
The Logistics Logjam
In time, the market will correct. High prices will cure high prices. Of course, it’s a little easier to be optimistic if you’re not looking for a used truck, trying to buy (or build) a house or securing farm inputs.
Fighting for Agriculture
It’s OK to believe those who disagree with you are sincere in their beliefs. Engagement requires perspective, logic and reason. And perseverance.
Shots of Spring
Just as a good dose of spring makes us quickly forget the chill of winter, a shot or two this season will get us to the other side of the pandemic by summer.
Sharing Our Secrets
While we may not like making the extra effort to talk about our work, I believe it is worth showing everyone the love and care we have for our profession.
Waiting for Someday
There’s a different satisfaction that comes from completing a project with that one item you saved long ago for the right occasion.