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An Urban's Rural View
Urban C. Lehner Editor Emeritus
Mon Dec 29, 2014 02:22 PM CST

And thus does another year slip-slide into history. For agriculture, it was a year of changes, a year when corn sagged and cattle soared, when oil tanked but fertilizer barely dipped, when Congress confronted farmers with confusing new choices and the transportation system dealt them difficult new dilemmas.

Year's end is a time for reflection, so it's worth asking: How will folks in the future look at the changes 2014 wrought? Measured against the long arc of time, will they seem major or minor? The passage of time has a way of making speculation on questions like these look silly, ...

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