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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Mar 8, 2013 12:31 PM CST

Earlier this evening I traveled to the University of Guelph, Ridgetown campus to speak to senior agricultural students as part of a Farm Credit Canada event. It was an emergency situation as the original speaker, a friend of mine, at the last minute could not come. I got the call and I was able to help out. The instructions were to give a 30-minute motivational speech about agriculture.

I truly find it motivational myself to speak to senior agricultural students. I think I find it that way because when I look out into those young faces, I see myself in ...

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