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Farm Talk's Top 10

February 28, 2012

The Top 10 signs of high-priced fuel in rural America

Parsons, Kansas — 10.  Some farmers are considering going a step beyond no-till to no-plant.

 9.  Brides-to-be are registering at the Co-op gas station.

 8.  The increased number of people out walking has absolutely nothing to do with health improvement.

 7. The four-wheeler has more dust on it than the saddle.

 6.  The Extension agent’s newsletter discusses hot-wiring the yard and turning the cows in to save fuel and reduce lawn fertilization cost.

 5.  When neighbors stop in the middle of the road to chat, they turn their engines off.

 4.  Small town kids can’t afford to drag Main anymore so they just coast to one end and park.

 3.  They got tired of changing the gas price at the convenient store so now it just says, “An arm and a leg.”

 2.  You see more and more farm caps with a “Vespa” logo.

 1.  The term “fill er up” is now what the gas station attendant says to customers when he opens the cash register.

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