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    We Have A Dicamba Problem

    Aug 14, 2017 08:09 AM

    I spoke earlier in the summer about the problems arising from widespread planting of dicamba-resistant beans and the off-target dicamba damaging other crops. Since then, the issues have not gotten better.

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    Drones: Necessary Tool or Toy?

    Aug 07, 2017 08:08 AM

    Over the last few years, you couldn't flip a page in a farm magazine or surf to an ag website without running into an excited article about drones. Here in August, this fascination with these flying wonders is peaking, because let's face it, if I could find come way to avoid wading through this corn to scout for disease and pests or check the stand, I'd take it.

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    Doubts On Microsoft's Rural Broadband Plan

    Jul 31, 2017 08:39 AM

    Earlier this month, Microsoft announced an initiative to bring high-speed broadband to rural America. About 24 million Americans do not have access to high speed internet service, which is defined as 25 megabits per second.

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    Property Rights and the DAPL

    Jul 24, 2017 08:51 AM

    Farmers in Iowa are fighting a legal battle to prevent the notorious Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) from crossing their land. While the eminent domain issue has been a perennial subject of controversy, the latest skirmishes should concern landowners.

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    Why People Aren't Drinking As Much Anymore

    Jul 17, 2017 09:33 AM

    Did not see this coming—alcohol consumption, and especially beer consumption is dropping—not just here in the US, but around the globe. While some of the decline is due to consumers shifting to higher priced drinks, like more wine and less beer as world income rises, all categories seem to be dropping.

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    Innovations in the Art of Plumbing

    Jul 10, 2017 12:04 PM

    For those of you who have watched for some time, you know I am a big fan of technology. I tune in to programs like “This Old House” to see what technology is doing to help me with my projects and repairs around the farm and home.

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    How the Paris Climate Accord Works

    Jun 26, 2017 12:56 PM

    Many of you may be familiar with this example. Your church needs a new roof. The trustees get bids from contractors and when they see them think they have misplaced the decimal point.

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