Category Archives for Iowa.


Iowa Ag Tours–Embrace the Tractor

Iowa was much, and much more, of what I anticipated to see on a four-day, three-night sponsored Iowa Ag Tour. The tour was geared for people working in agriculture with visits to tractor factories, working farms to see farming equipment, public university research facilities to learn about new agricultural innovations and sufficient aesthetic outings to…

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Iowa Farm Country Shopping

A couple of quick photos of Iowa farm country life before I dash off for a day of city activities in Chicago. Yesterday I visited Cinnamon Ridge Farm where the family runs an unstaffed honor system store. Pick up your farm fresh groceries and leave payment in the slot. Would this work in your town?…

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Bald eagles and eaglets in Iowa

The most pleasant surprise of being in Iowa this week has been seeing one bald eagle in the sky, two bald eagles at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, and three eaglets, visible on web cams, emerging from their shells this week in Iowa tree eyries (nests). One of two bald eagles at the National Mississippi…

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