In this short, readable book, John Bobbe gives organic farmers what they need to successfully market grain. He discusses the basics of matching crops to markets, developing the right marketing contracts, protecting organic standards, and building the market power needed in today’s concentrated organic markets. Marketing Organic Grain: A Farmer’s Guide belongs on the desk of every organic grain farmer.
As a player, coach, manager, and scout, Bob’s life story is one inspired by baseball in times of happiness and sustained by baseball in times of sadness. As you read this book, you will come to see why others have said, “Every team needs a Bob Oldis.” Even more, you will see why Bob Oldis once said, “Baseball is a beautiful game. One I love to be around.”
In this early collection, Jane Dickerson weaves the natural world into a rich tapestry to explore her relationships with those whom she loves and has loved.
Through a nostalgic reflection of his Iowa farm upbringing, Professor Keeney takes the reader through his personal and professional journey of understanding the true meaning of agricultural change.
“. . . charming, informative, and well-written . . . especially valuable for people with bird feeders or folks just getting interested in birds.”
—Bonnie Sample, Coordinator, Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas
In Letters to a Young Madman, a man of genius, of uncanny writing ability, and of profound empathy for the mentally ill, recounts his “spectacular plunge from competency into official madness.”