LIVESTOCK NEWS
The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Nov 7, 2013 05:10 PM CST

Believe me, I'm not a libertarian kind of guy. It's fine that some are convinced society and the economy should be essentially self-regulating. They are certainly entitled to their selective opinions of rugged individualism and bootstrap responsibility.

Ron and Rand Paul are probably known as great neighbors, eager to lend a non-mandated hand whenever needed. And maybe I've been too quick in dismissing the "me-first" charm of Ayn Rand.

But right or wrong, I've always leaned more toward a position of moderation, one that argues for at least a limited role for government in policing level playing fields and responsibly ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Zilmax Effects Disputed
Comfort Food
Plan to Cull
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Alfalfa Insurance Program Now Permanent
Clearing the Air
No More Outlaw Veterinarians
Farming on the Mother Road - 4
High Stakes
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update