David Tillotson

David Tillotson is a working farmer in Lake Mills, Wisconsin. 

Latest by David Tillotson in Chronicles

  • February 1988

    Breaking the Antaean Bond

    Corn planting season has arrived again, and the soil is moving. Hot spring winds that have foresters on red alert are picking up the earth, clay fractions first, and sending it off. This gale mocks the fine print don'ts on the 50-pound sacks of rootworm pesticide.

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  • July 1986

    Dan Rather's Troubled Land

    If it did nothing else, the farm depression of the mid-80's has demonstrated that our current agricultural leadership is simply not quick enough to deal with all the monkey wrenches in a politician's tool box.

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