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In Memoriam: Gene Logsdon

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Gene Logsdon, The Contrary Farmer, died of cancer at the age of 84 yesterday morning at his home in Ohio. I first read Gene’s work as a horse-crazy, cowgirl teenager nearly half a century ago, when he was writing for … Continue reading

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Hurrah for New Farmers!

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I always cheer when I read of people entering rather than leaving farming. I feel strongly that in the long run, our nation will be better fed and more likely to survive the vagaries of weather, fire, pollution and other … Continue reading

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To Everything There is a Season

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There’s a reason for the season. The reason, however, is not the one you might immediately think of when you hear that phrase. I’m talking about seasons in food and farming. Before the advent of airplanes and superhighways and 18-wheelers, … Continue reading

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