June 12, 2013

Memories of my Dad

“Well, it looks like a great day for the race!” would ring out from the driver’s seat just about every Sunday morning on our way to […]
May 23, 2013

First World Problems …

At least that’s what we call them in my family. You know the kind of thing: “They forgot the whipped cream on my low fat caramel […]
January 2, 2012

7,000,000,000 People!

Seven Billion People! Sometime in the last couple of months, the seven billionth inhabitant of this planet was born. That is a lot of mouths to […]
December 1, 2011

Inflight Reading: Complexity of FarmManagement

On a recent flight, I took the opportunity to catch up on some of my neglected reading. The September issue of the Harvard Business Review carried […]
May 25, 2011

A Note from Carl: Pass the Prozac

It is wet, it is cold, and it is getting late! I know, I am stating the obvious. Today (Wednesday May 25, 2011) is sunny for […]
May 1, 2011

Ask Carl: Switching Maturities

Q: When should I switch to an earlier maturity? A: The Sky is Falling, The Sky is Falling… Ok, maybe not. But as I write this, […]
April 5, 2011

Ask Carl: Seed Treatment

Q. Should I use seed treatments on my soybeans? A. Ok, so I was asked to write a short column on that question. This will be […]
October 10, 2010

You Can Do It! We Can Help!

We’ve all heard the old adage “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” And while this may be a tired metaphor, it most […]