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The Language of Soybeans

I was in a rural Chinese village in Kaiping (开平), and my friend was trying to find her ancestral home. Traveling with group of other Chinese Americans, we were all in search of our roots in Southern China. 172 more words


No miracles!

In the post “ULTIMATUM” I told you about my unsuccessful attempt to eat natto to increase vitamins B in my blood. To keep my wife happy I put a small plastic container with natto in garbage. 450 more words


bumper harvest for commodity crops and subsidies

Nov 19 (Reuters) – U.S. farmers are about to reap a bumper harvest not just in corn and soybeans but also in new subsidies that could soar to… 109 more words

Essays & Articles

Where have all the people gone...?

In less than 24 hours I have received three different posts about the execution of three different indigenous environmental organizers in South America. One was in Ecuador. 299 more words


Wait, What Exactly is a Market Year Average (MYA) Price?

By Brent Gloy

The prominence of the market year average (MYA) price in the Farm Bill made me wonder how many people actually know how it is determined or what it even is. 1,362 more words



It was a wonderful Sunday evening. We returned home after seeing movie “The Last Emperor” and we were looking forward to a quiet enjoyable dinner. 477 more words