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You might assume that states wrestling with premature death from suicide and substance abuse were places of failure and decline, where the human toll of disappointment illustrates bigger problems about life. But America is more complicated than that.

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Farm ponds can be found on most large pieces of property in Polk County and they offer water for livestock as well as the opportunity for fun for the property owners.

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It is nearly time for kids to return to school after the summer break. The transition can sometimes be difficult for parents and kids. Maybe we’ve all been staying up a little too late since school got out and for many getting up early has not been a priority. It’s time to get back into a routine.

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Who likes losing money on their calves? If the room is somewhat quiet, you as a producer might want to think about weaning and preconditioning those calves to add some value.