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Disintermediation: The Future of Fewer Middlemen By: 07/01/2014 @ 10:01am

In economics, disintermediation is the removal of intermediaries in a supply chain, or cutting out the middleman. Instead of going through traditional distribution channels, you now deal directly with…

Boundary Creation App: Sirrus By: 07/01/2014 @ 9:33am

Oklahoma State University nutrient management specialist Brian Arnall has become an authority on agricultural smartphone apps – those independent computer software application programs you can load onto a…

Communication Technologies By: 07/01/2014 @ 9:20am

Remember a time before the Internet?  Before smartphones, smart buildings, smart cars, and smart TVs? To say that this time was completely different is both a silly overstatement and a gross…

Gain Confidence w/ Automated Soil Sampling By: 06/04/2014 @ 10:07am

Soil sampling is one of the inevitable, time-consuming duties of farmers each fall. While taking dozens of samples with a hand probe, you constantly have to ask yourself, “Did I get enough samples?” “Are…

Take Root: 10 Steps to Begin Your Legacy Planning Journey By: 03/11/2014 @ 11:00pm

“Before you take root, you must plant a seed,” said Nathan Katzer, business development manager for the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, as he addressed a crowd of family farmers including my husband and me…

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