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A Farmer's Perspective

I hate the wind. In over 50 years as a Wyoming resident, I have always detested it. As a farmer, it is heartbreaking to observe the life-giving soil moisture disappear as the wind wreaks havoc on the fields we will be planting soon. Each morning, I listen to my friend, Don Day, hoping that he will offer me a reprieve from the elements and reassure me that rain is on its way.

There is no doubt that living in Wyoming has plenty advantages. Unfortunately, the weather isn't always among them. I think I'm getting more sensitive to the justification that we all sometimes use to help ease those miser...


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