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Close-Up on Family Costs By: 01/21/2015 @ 2:32pm

As cash grain income rachets down, economists and bankers are eyeing living expenses as the largest component of…

2015 Brings a Fresh Start to Marketing By: 01/12/2015 @ 3:42pm

Add these items to your marketing to-do list.

Book Learning + Ag Know-How By: 01/21/2015 @ 2:08pm

On January days when the temperature hovers near 0°F., I stand in awe of the elementary school teachers who…

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'Farmer Nice' Anybody from Iowa may have seen this guy -- Scott Siepker is a local guy here in Des Moines who started doing these "nice" videos a few…

Snow! Woke up to Mike's cell phone making some noise on thecharger. SIL asking about weather here. We are at Jenna's, and he is loading out…

It's the Pits By: 01/21/2015 @ 1:54pm

Dan Neenan knows that confined spaces can be deadly. Neenan, director of the National…

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Untangling Health Care… By: 10/21/2014 @ 12:26pm

The next individual open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is right…


By Dr. Donald J. JonovicSubmitted by S.W., via email: As a mother, I love my four…

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