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Shaw: Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri May 23, 2014 07:17 AM CDT

If there is one thing I am loath to talk about in this column it is politics. It wasn't always that way because I see things with an agricultural economic slant, but politics is often involved in that. So over the past 28 years you might have heard me disparage a few politicians or two. My opinions were very strong when I felt the very basic tenants of agricultural economics affecting farmers were completely ignored. Many times though, the focus of my strong opinion was a bit of a waste of time, simply because those same politicians didn't understand agriculture.

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