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Time is an illusion even with the time change
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在2点。11月7日,读者在高地平原。篇研究就是这么说的al’s 12-state coverage area, will be cringing about the need to turn the clock back an hour as standard time means seeing sunshine earlier in the day with the tradeoff of the sun disappearing earlier in the evening.Read more

Never take it for granted
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As the harvest season continues, it comes with many uncertainties—health, markets, input costs and labor.Read more

August signals start of school year
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As readers open this edition many know that busy times will open the latest chapter of rural life—the return of educational opportunities for K-12, vocational, community colleges and universities—and that signals a return to regular life for those who are on the High Plains.Read more

Safety needs to come first
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Mother Nature missed out on the tip that the first day of summer is not until June 20 as sizzling temperatures are plentiful throughout the High Plains.Read more

Beef month comes at a time of challenge
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May is National Beef Month and governors across the High Plains region are touting the nutritional value and economic impact of livestock in their states.Read more

Land values contributing to optimism
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As Mother’s Day is celebrated on May 9 the annual time is set aside as a reminder of the importance of maternal instincts of family, the need for stability and to always stay educated.Read more

It’s never too early to celebrate achievements
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As the calendar turns to May one thing we all notice—it is going to be a busy month in the High Plains. Commencements are on the horizon for families and friends who will eagerly share advice and gifts given to graduates.Read more

机会和挑战
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Farmers and ranchers, their veterinarians and support services are facing challenges and at the forefront is not the East Coast or West Coast but the High Plains.Read more

National Ag Week continues to be treasure
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National Agriculture Week is celebrated March 21 to 27, paying homage to those who understand the importance of farmers and ranchers, agribusiness, corporations university research and education and government agencies that are all intertwined in producing the food and fiber that drives the nation’s economy and feeds the world.Read more

A world without the Beef Checkoff
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With the holidays now far behind us, few people are giving thought to the cozy evening they likely spent watching “It’s a Wonderful Life." For those unfamiliar with the 1946 classic film, the main character’s guardian angel reveals what the world would be like without him.Read more

Severe weather season is here
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Coming off a brutal February with record low temperatures that will be analyzed for energy grid improvements should not lull us into dismissing the upcoming spring season. Severe weather can be devastating to families and farms.Read more

Investment decisions ahead
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More favorable grain prices and improved livestock prices over recent months are encouraging signs for producers who may be looking to add equipment to improve their operation’s efficiency.Read more

Headlines we’d love to read
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As we’ve turned the calendar to 2021 it is time for optimism and after 2020 more than ever we could use healthy dose of good vibes.Read more

2020 was one for the books
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As we turn the calendar to 2021 we know that 2020 could, in many ways categorized as a “dark year,” a folklore phrase associated with the loss of a loved one, a crop failure or devastation at the hands of Mother Nature.Read more

Change for change’s sake?
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你也不用找很难找到历史的repeating patterns and, as in the past, the call for change is in the air. Even within the beef industry, there’s a movement urging producers to throw off traditional institutions, like the Beef Checkoff, simply because it’s “too old” or they weren’t alive when it was established. It’s easy to get swept up by the itch for something different, change for change’s sake. But, it’s important to do your homework, because there are many reasons…Read more

A day we must never forget
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On Dec. 7 our country remembered those fallen sailors and military personnel who died during the Pearl Harbor invasion that led the United States into Pacific War of World War II.Read more

A time to count our blessings
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The recent passing of Thanksgiving means High Plains residents are now going to spend the next month getting into the spirit of the holiday season.Read more

Cold weather reminder Mother Nature holds many cards
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Heading to work and finding more than a dusting of snow combined with a temperature that did not get above 30 degrees on Oct. 26 in Dodge City, Kansas, made it feel more like mid-January and provided a harsh reminder about weather extremes.Read more

Voting represents the best in America
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Eligible voters across the High Plains will be casting ballots (many may have already done so with advance voting) in the presidential election on Nov. 3.Read more

4-H: Certain in uncertain times
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If you want to teach and nurture a child, a structured learning environment is almost always a must. If you live in the High Plains one of the best structured activities for youth remains 4-H.Read more

Farm safety is a collective effort, starting with each individual
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Sept. 20 to 26 is recognized as Farm and Safety Week by the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety in Peosta, Iowa, and is an appropriate time to remember the importance of a single goal to stop rural tragedies that lurk around every grain bin, unmarked intersection or PTO shaft.Read more

Labor Day a time to be thankful
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Sept. 7 is the national observation of Labor Day and farmers and ranchers, suppliers and the marketplace itself have seen changes that no one could have foreseen in comparison to Labor Day 2019.Read more

Mail service essential to rural America
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美国邮政年代ervice has been the headliner in the news instead of delivering periodicals for rural residents. We have received far too many stories about unexpected and lengthy delivery delays of High Plains Journal, local newspapers, medications, bank statements, bills or birthday cards.Read more