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  • Dec 1, 2014
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    Some motoring assistance

    It's logging season on the farm in Iowa, and Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan helps out a stranded logger with some major tire troubles....More
  • Nov 12, 2014
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    You won't see that in the Chamber of Commerce brochure

    Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan discusses his hometown's noteworthy people and events; and he finds a big fan of Cresco, Iowa, on a recent errand....More
  • 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 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 Mayim Bialik, who plays Sheldon’s geeky girlfriend on the Big Bang Theory, is the host, and Allen Funt has been replaced by son Peter as co-host.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
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