May 29, 2012
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Is This Your Kid? The Top Half of the Bell Curve

My last article focused on those students who fall in the lower half of the bell curve based upon my experiences as a guest lecturer this winter and spring and interaction with award-winning professors around the nation. Let me clarify that the lower half of the bell curve is not limited to just grade point average. The bell curve I am describing measures professionalism, which is a combination of grades, attitude, work experience and emotional intelligence skills of a well-rounded individual....More
May 29, 2012
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Excess Rain in the Upper Midwest 1

Some areas of southern and central Minnesota received excessive rainfall on May 23 and 24, which caused some crop damage due to standing water in fields. Most of the region received 1-2 in. of rain, with several locations receiving 3-5 in. or more in a 24-hour period. In addition to the heavy rainfall amounts, some areas also were impacted by hail damage to newly emerged crops, and by strong winds, which caused some property damage. Fortunately most of the property damage was fairly isolated in nature....More
May 29, 2012
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Technology Key to Feeding the World 1

A panel of experts at the Alltech International Symposium that was to debate questions such as “How will we feed a world of 9 billion people?” didn’t have much debate: All four panelists said the key is technology, including GMOs....More

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