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Prairie Revival By: 02/20/2015 @ 10:34am

This morning's fleeting glimpse of a pair of shimmering sun dogs standing sentinel over an anemic sun high in the winter sky led me to marvel once more at the…

Women Break the Mold By: 04/14/2013 @ 9:01pm

When women are asked about their success in their jobs, they most often credit their hard work, good luck, and a…

Top 10 Easy Photography Tips By: 04/09/2015 @ 2:07pm

As the weather starts to become nicer and the fields become a hub of activity, a photo opportunity more…

Beef School Helps Producers Up Their Game By: 03/09/2015 @ 11:38am

By: Ed Haag  Eight years ago, when Roger Short shut down the 300-head dairy operation his father had started in 1948 and began raising grass-finished beef for the restaurant and retail trade, he was…

Q&A: Mark Jackson, TED Talk on Modern Agriculture By: 03/06/2015 @ 4:20pm

In 2013, Mark Jackson was invited to a Unilever conference in New York City to represent the American soybean industry. He was there to reinforce the sustainability code that Unilever had to align with the…

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 patiently help the youngest students get in and out of their winter coats, snow pants, and boots…

Doing Their Homework By: 11/06/2014 @ 10:49am

Who says you can't go home again? Not Nancy Kayton Hansen. However, she admits it's a lot easier if you're fortunate enough to have a network of other women to help you find your…

4-H'ers Gain a Heads Up By: 10/21/2014 @ 11:16am

When magazine publisher Edwin T. Meredith set up a loan fund in 1917 to help farm boys and girls in every Iowa county start a livestock club, he probably never imagined that the 10,000 youth who received…

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Ag Students Learn about Personal Protection

I will cut expenses by reducing:

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