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RICL responds

August 29, 2014 To the editor, As a manager with the Rock Island Clean Line, I feel it is imperative that folks are accurately informed about the benefits and impacts of our project. more »»

Out of control

August 13, 2014 To the editor, Eminent domain is out of control in this country. It was intended to be used by governing bodies for the construction of public projects for the benefit of many people. more »»

Opposes RICL

July 18, 2014 To the editor, Thank you to David Kruse (column in July 11 issue) for stating his problems with the Rock Island Clean Lin. more »»

PRIA still fighting

July 16, 2014 To the editor, It was quite refreshing to read David Kruse’s July11 column, “RICL’s intransigence,” in Farm News. more »»

Give back?

June 27, 2014 To the editor, Recently, Craig Lang, former Iowa Farm Bureau Federation president and member of the Iowa Board of Regents, wrote an editorial in The Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier and the Des Moines... more »»

Trade agreements are restrictive

May 28, 2014 To the Editor, In David Kruse’s column, (May 23 issue in Farm News) he is correct when he states, “Trade makes us stronger. more »»

Supports Sam Clovis

May 28, 2014 To the editor, Iowa’s motto is “Our liberties we prize and our rights we maintain.” One way to ensure that is electing the right person next November. It begins with the primary on June . more »»

File objections to RICL’s project

May 23, 2014 To the editor, This is in response to the April 25 letter from Beth Conley, manager of Rock Island Clean Line. I am president of a family farm corporation that farms 1,120 acres. more »»

RICL easements are forever

May 2, 2014 To the editor: I am an affected landowner and also on the board of The Preservation of Rural Iowa Alliance. more »»

RICL offers insights into its project

April 25, 2014 Iowa is home to some of the best wind energy resources in the nation and has been building a manufacturing and educational foundation to foster the growth of all aspects of the wind energy indust. more »»

Thank you

April 18, 2014 To the editor, I just read the articles in the April 4 edition of Farm News entitled “PRIA’s Mission: Stop RICL” and the editorial “Let’s Slow Down on RIC. more »»

A thousand thank you’s

April 11, 2014 To the editor, We are long time readers of Farm News. We are also one of the families that would be directly impacted by Rock Island Clean Line’s monstrous extension cord. more »»

Another potential Dust Bowl

April 10, 2014 To the editor, Larry Kershner had two articles “Managing soil after stover removal” and “If you grow it ... they will build a plant,” (March 21) trumpeting the “glory” of cellulosic ethanol. more »»

Thank you

March 14, 2014 To the editor: As general manager of POET Biorefining — Gowrie Iowa I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the entire community of Fort Dodge for your continued support of biofuels and the... more »»

Property rights at stake

March 14, 2014 To the editor: Farm News carried a story on the front page of the March 7 issue, “NW Iowa feels wind power windfall” which epitomized the “glory” of wind energy and the financial reward to al. more »»

You are not exempt

February 25, 2014 To the Editor, In response to the Feb. 20 New York Times op/ed on the release of the latest undercover video, I felt the need to put together a few thoughts. more »»

Why till, anyway?

December 27, 2013 To the editor, I was delighted that Bruce Voigts’ letter “Outrageous tillage” was published (Dec. 20 issue), and, as an added benefit, it was done Shakespearian style. more »»

Outrageous tillage

December 20, 2013 To the editor, Traveling around Wright and Hamilton counties, I see deep tillage in soybean stubbl. more »»

Can you hear the bells?

December 20, 2013 To the editor, The holidays are a time to share cherished memories of Christmases past. Friends and family gather to relive these memories. They also gather to make memories for future celebrations. more »»

Who’s heartless?

November 29, 2013 To the editor, David Kruse proposes we finance his compassion, rather than he do it himself in his “Heartless Tea Party” column (Nov.8 Farm News). more »»



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