Jeff Ryan

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Watching sausage being made
What with the lack of a real summer last year, harvest moved at a snail's pace. We normally are done chopping corn
Go ahead, Tase him, bro!
It was a long, drawn-out harvest season this year, with a seemingly endless string of 12-, 14- and 17-hour
Eden, a minister, and a serpent
My phone rang as I was in the middle of a task with my cattle the other day. The number was one I didn't recognize, but
He had a large carb footprint
Thirty-eight years ago, I was diagnosed with Type I diabetes. I don't remember everything about it, because I was only
The other fitness
Technological way in which you determine if your soybeans are ready to be harvested. In the business, we call that
Team FIN Test: Rossi boots
Rossi boots, from a company in Australia, are rugged and durable while still being incredibly lightweight.   What
For the record
So you think you have a good product, eh? Maybe someone wants to pay you fairly well for it. Maybe they don’t live next
The return of silence
Let me share a somewhat unconventional medical story with you. This one deals with a patient I have been working with
Under the radar
Let’s say, hypothetically, that you’re a rural type who needs to deliver same hay to a customer. Let’s say your
A Leap of Faith
One day a couple of summers ago, I didn’t have a lot of pressing work to do, and I found myself free for
Wednesday means hay stories
Wednesday is the day when the weekly Fort Atkinson Hay Auction is held in beautiful downtown Fort Atkinson, Iowa.
My kind of place
So you finally get yourself off the farm for a little time to see some country. And where do you go? Hollywood, of
Get a piece of the rock
For several years, one of my cousins, Jerry, rented a farm that was not what you would call tremendously
Had I been a horse
Last summer I almost broke my ankle answering a phone call that let me know my cows were standing in my front
We’ll leave the light on for you
Cattle have always been part of my life. When I was 14, my dad more or less turned over control of the beef cattle

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