Monthly Archives: July 2011

GM and wildlife can coexist

The first time I heard a negative comment about genetically modified (GM) seed I was in another country. The comment was made that the GM seed brought into their country had caused the bee population to decrease. There was no … Continue reading

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Coming together on a CommonGround

Last week, CommonGround Nebraska volunteers, Diane Becker, Joan Ruskamp, Linda Schwarz, and myself attended the CommonGround Shared Voices Conference in St. Louis, MO along with volunteers from 10 other states! The focus of the conference was about creating conversations about … Continue reading

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CommonGround Nebraska on YouTube

Did you know that CommonGround Nebraska has a YouTube channel? I was interviewed this month by Lincoln’s KOLN 1011 News to discuss the importance of farming and how the CommonGround movement is bridging the gap between farmers and consumers. You … Continue reading

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A little Google research & ag acronyms

What do the DEQ, EPA, IRS, and GMO initials mean to any of you?  For those of us involved in agriculture they are significant to our daily operations. (see definitions below) Getting a phone call from the DEQ or the … Continue reading

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Wheat harvest in Nebraska

Hi! My name is Paula Peterson and my husband and I farm outside of Waverly, Nebraska. We started wheat harvest last weekend and I wanted to share some photos. Here is a close-up photo of our wheat.  We raise 160 acres of wheat, and about … Continue reading

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