Oct 9, 2014
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When technologies go wrong

Remember the TV prank show, Candid Camera? It was one of my favorite shows growing up. Now it has been revived and modernized to fit popular culture, which, today, is inundated with automated technology and digital devices. Even the hosts have changed to a younger, more technologically savvy generation . Mayim Bialik, who plays Sheldon’s geeky girlfriend on the Big Bang Theory, is the host, and Allen Funt has been replaced by son Peter as co-host. It was raining a few weekends ago, so I happened to catch a few episodes while working inside....More
Oct 9, 2014
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MomFest: A Passport to Flavortown

Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan takes a family trip to Disney World to soak up the many flavors and fun offered by the theme park empire....More
Oct 8, 2014
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TREND WATCH: Grain bagging

Over the weekend I was visiting our family’s long-time friends, Mary, Arlen, and Sheila Hall, who had driven in from Kansas for our annual fishing trip and Arts Meander. Mary mentioned that farmers in her area were bagging their harvested grain this year to avoid the long lines at the elevator....More
Oct 3, 2014
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Checking out equipment at Farm Science Review

Team FIN farmer checks out the newest equipment on display at the Farm Science Review show in Ohio....More
Sep 25, 2014
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Super ride in a sprayer

Michelin, which has been marketing VF tires since 2004, shows how its latest and largest farm tire performs under more extreme conditions....More

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