• Oct 11, 2015

    Creating a little mystery

    The rising popularity of podcasts has companies trying that method of communication too. One approach - from Mosaic - aims to help solve a mystery. It's an interesting approach to telling a product story....More
  • Oct 1, 2015

    The team keeps changing

    Blogger Jeff Ryan is seeing some changes to his team and remembering how former team members have come through for him in the past. How do you look at your team members?...More
  • Aug 14, 2015

    A thirst for complication

    There's never a dull moment for Jeff Ryan. In this blog, he takes us through a bottled water hauling trip with quite a few wrinkles thrown in along the way....More
  • Jul 9, 2015

    Wettest June on record in NW Ohio

    Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh, aka the 4020 Freak, shares photos of the good, bad and ugly of how the crops are looking in northwest Ohio....More
  • Jun 16, 2015

    Walmart’s Sustainability scorecard: How do you measure up?

    Last week Robert Kaplan, director of sustainability for Walmart, announced he was moving on after four years of promoting sustainability at the world’s largest retailer. In his farewell letter, Kaplan outlined some of the achievements Walmart made during that time. Among them: -Eliminated nearly 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas; -Collaborated with Target, one of its biggest competitors, to bring more sustainable personal care and beauty products to the shelf; and,...More
  • Jun 1, 2015

    Staying connected 1

    Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan looks back on the past few months with his Uncle Phil, how connected he was, and the importance of maintaining the proper level of "chill."...More
  • May 18, 2015

    What Big Data analytics means for buyers

    You’ve heard a lot about how you, as a farmer, can use Big Data analytics to help make better business decisions in your operation. But what about you, as the consumer, the person who does the buying—whether it’s crop inputs for the field or cereal in the grocery store....More
  • Apr 13, 2015

    Little help from a friend

    Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan gets a little help around the farm from 4-year-old Hazel....More
  • Mar 24, 2015

    He’s “just kind of Amish”

    Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan and his wife Peggy take an Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan and his wife Sherill take an Amish friend along on their trip to Disney World. friend along on their trip to Disney World....More

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