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  • Jan 21, 2013
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    Phoning it in 49

    Let's have a little Q & A session. Do you have a cell phone? Do you have a cell phone with a good connection? Better yet, do you have a cell phone that keeps you well-connected? There's a huge difference between the two. A cell phone with a good connection just means you're not in some valley, or a million miles from a tower. Anyone can have a phone like that. Now, if you have a phone that keeps you well-connected to the right people, that's a totally different deal....More
  • Jan 25, 2012
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    It’s not the heat; it’s the stupidity 10

    Let's say, hypothetically, you get a blast of cold winter air and find that your newly installed cattle waterer is frozen. What do you do? Let's just say there are some problems you can "overcorrect."...More
  • Apr 1, 2011
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    Back on the horse again

      When you get tossed off a horse, the best thing to do is to get back in the saddle again. That's how the theory goes, anyway. Could be just an Internet rumor. It probably showed up in an e-mail from one of my aunts with a subject line that began with "Fw: Fw: Fw:"   Of course, there could be some truth to it....More
  • Mar 28, 2011
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    Kuhn Group will purchase Krause Corp. 21

    The farm equipment manufacturer Kuhn Group recently announced it will purchase Krause Corp., another manufacturer of farm equipment. Kuhn is a large international company with $850 million in annual sales and its North American headquarters in Broadhead, WI. Krause is a privately held manufacturer of tillage equipment and grain drills located in Hutchinson, KS. The company posted $61 million in revenues last year and employed 230 workers....More
  • Jul 27, 2009
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    SolaCleanse Grid 11

    Timothy Flick, inventor and president of Sigma Prime Solar in Moorhead, MN., and son Tim, show how this white plastic...More
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