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Constance Alexander: Bringing order to chaos isn’t easy, thankfully, there’s probably a word for that

Okay, okay, okay. I admit it. Like millions of others striving to bring order to the chaos of their lives, I succumbed to the marketing of Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and bought the darn book. Now, as I take a step back to admire the results, I take pride in my pristine bureau drawers. Clothes are folded in threes and lined up in tidy rows. As a result, I can pluck a garment...

UK agricultural economist: Grain markets favor storage; alternative structures likely option

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky Continuous years of large crops and demand uncertainty makes grain storage attractive for producers this fall. While Kentucky producers have added on-farm storage to their operations in recent years, many will store corn and soybeans in alternative structures through the winter, particularly as markets are showing positive returns. “Higher futures prices in spring...