Category Archives: Environment

HOW THE EPA WILL BECOME MORE POWERFUL WITH JUST ONE WORD

Clean water is a necessity and something that we should all be concerned about. But there’s also this idea of balance and having enough balance in our lives and in our government that economies and business systems can continue to … Continue reading

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FARMERS ARE IMPROVING WATER QUALITY WITH THESE IMPORTANT STEPS

April showers do bring May flowers – I always find that most of those timeless sayings are true.  But you know what else April showers can bring?  Nutrient loss for the farmers who are trying to grow a productive crop … Continue reading

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CORN IS STILL AN ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY OPTION!

Although corn gets a bad rap from the mainstream media, you just can’t dispute facts.  Corn still is a better option than petroleum and oil no matter how you look at it. Corn is locally grown, environmentally friendly, and renewable.  … Continue reading

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FERTILIZER USE HAS BEEN DECREASING FOR DECADES!

Despite the talk in articles like this, farmers have been decreasing fertilizer use for decades. Not only is this a more sustainable and environmentally friendly way to grow crops, fertilizer is one of the most expensive inputs on the farm! … Continue reading

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ANIMAL POOP IS NO LAUGHING MATTER!

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GROWING MORE, USING LESS

It’s not always a popular message with the media – though it should be – but farmers are becoming more productive using less inputs like fertilizer and chemicals. Technology can be a great thing, huh!? Full fact sheet available here.

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ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY AND SAVES MONEY TOO!

Ethanol. About 96 percent of all gasoline sold in the United States is blended with some percentage of ethanol. What exactly is ethanol you might ask? And why does it affect me? Let’s take a look. Ethanol is an alcohol made … Continue reading

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