Category Archives: Money Matters

Breeding Age

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“Research over a number of years has indicated that, economically the optimum age at first calving is between 23 and 25 months of age.” The Dairy Site Making decisions based on economics when you are dealing with a biological function … Continue reading

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Cassandra and Lessons From the Great Depression

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https://pixabay.com/en/waves-sea-sky-clouds-storm-beach-3975256/ Sometimes I feel considerable affinity for Cassandra. Remember her? Ancient Greece, Trojan War, daughter of Priam and Hecuba, cursed to utter true prophecies? Except no one believed them. Considered a madwoman and liar by her family, Cassandra was raped … Continue reading

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Seed Cartels Update

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Three years ago, I wrote a post on market consolidation in the agricultural and pharmaceutical industries. I commented that seed cartels were not all that different than drug cartels in the effects they have on our lives. When I did … Continue reading

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