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Who Says

Robin on Okra

by Staff on August 19, 2014

OkraFrom the late Robin Williams:

(1) “Okra is the closest thing to nylon I’ve ever eaten.    It’s like they bred cotton with a green bean …. the more you cook it, the more it turns into string.”
(2) “Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?”


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Farm Jackpot

by Staff on August 18, 2014

A farmer won the lottery and was asked what he intended to do with his winnings.
          The farmer replied:   “Keep farming until it’s all gone.”


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Listening in Charlottesville – Embarrassing Ant Tricks

by Staff February 21, 2012

“Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment.   They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labor, exchange information ceaselessly.   They do everything but watch television.”              ~ Lewis Thomas,   American Physician and Writer .


Listening in Charlottesville – Agricultural Governments

by Staff February 11, 2012

“I think our governments will remain virtuous for many centuries; as long as they are chiefly agricultural.”           – Thomas Jefferson


Listening in Charlottesville – One Opinion of Farm Economics

by Staff September 23, 2011

“The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail,  sells everything at wholesale,  and pays the freight both ways.”                               ~ John F. Kennedy .


Listening In Charlottesville – Farming, 3 Opinions

by Staff April 23, 2011

THREE OPINIONS OF FARMING: Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the cornfield. ~  Dwight D. Eisenhower There are 3 easy ways of losing money.  Racing is the quickest,  women the most pleasant,  and farming the most certain. ~  Lord Amherst Whoever could make two ears of corn, [...]