Oct 10, 2014
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Today’s Farm Requires Access to Wireless Broadband

By Jonathan Adelstein As a native South Dakotan who’s devoted much of my career to strengthening rural America, I’ve seen my share of farm equipment. So I’ve been delighted twice this year to observe John Deere’s latest machinery in action. ...More
Oct 10, 2014
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Economy has benefited significantly from RFS, Fuels America reports

To see the impact of the RFS in your state and Congressional district, visit http://www.fuelsamerica.org/pages/fuels_america_releases_new_footprint_a.......More
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 Mayim Bialik, who plays Sheldon’s geeky girlfriend on the Big Bang Theory, is the host, and Allen Funt has been replaced by son Peter as co-host.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

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