Please read this terrific Washington Post column by Purdue President (and former Indiana Governor) Mitch Daniels.
In Farm Children, I See Virtues That One Sees Too Rarely, These Days.
I don’t claim that people (and young people) who live in urban environments are devoid of hard work and virtue, but – speaking from personal experience – the characteristics described in the article seem to be more highly concentrated in rural communities.
My son was 20 at the time this picture was taken, and an experienced farmer
Carroll County has a lot of opportunity for business development – Close to Purdue and Lafayette/West Lafayette, and accessible to Indy and Chicago. Carroll County is a great place to be!
With HOURS to spare, the IRS posted that penalties for non-payment of estimated tax will NOT be assessed on farmers who wait until April 15 to file and pay taxes.
Normally, farmers (due to their variable and unpredictable income) do not have to pay estimated taxes (as self-employed individuals) if they file and pay all taxes due by MARCH 1.
IRS waives estimated tax penalty for farmers, fishermen who file returns and pay tax by April 15
Rest easy, friends. There is still time.
*Note: This might not apply to your STATE tax return
I don’t necessarily agree with the list or the ranking, but I cannot argue that it’s a very broad-reaching list and very much worth exploring.
PG rating for language (comes from Gizmodo, and they like the salty stuff).
Technology Ranked – From Gizmodo Paleofuture
Very interesting video –
Especially, when compared with these two recent news stories:
GM to slash over 14,000 jobs from North American workforce (NBC News – November 26, 2018) Say goodbye to the Ford sedan (The Washington Post – April 26, 2018 (which is before the recent analysis of NAFTA, but still indicative of the issue)
Technology is moving ahead. A true driverless planter developed by an Indiana farmer.
Read the Farm Journal Ag Tech article about how this developed:
Indiana Farmer Blazes Trail to Driverless Tractors VIDEO
The future is now.