Month: February 2015

Will 2015 be the year of the drone?

In recent years most of the public have become familiar with drones and their vast array of uses. While most drones are used for military purposes, there are specific types of Unmanned Aircraft Systems that can be used commercially. However, the Federal…

‘Thank a Farmer Week’ puts focus on ag facts

Agriculture impacts everyone, from the suburbs of Chicago to the bootheel of Missouri. For some, agriculture is a way of life, but for others it is their unrecognized provider. Missouri Farm Bureau realized the disconnect between agriculture providers and consumers.…

CP Editorial: Horses are companions, not livestock

At the end of a long day, pet lovers will cuddle with their cat, dog or other companion animal for comfort. But, sitting down and hugging on a horse? That might be difficult. According to the American Society for the…

Valentine’s Day from the florist’s side of the counter

Each year on Feb. 14, a gesture of love consists of a beautiful flower arrangement, chocolate, and maybe even a teddy bear. All these things can easily be provided by a local flower shop on Valentine’s Day. Most people don’t…