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Preventing Hearing Loss in Ag
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jul 20, 2015 09:05 AM CDT

When I was a little kid, my dad's extended family would get together occasionally for a family reunion. My grandparents had seven kids. There were 17 of us grandchildren, and my grandma was also one of seven siblings.

Being from rural Nebraska, all but one of my grandma's brothers farmed, as did a brother-in-law and, of course, my grandpa. I can vividly remember walking through the room where the menfolk in my family were sitting and talking and noticing how loudly these retired farmers were talking about the condition of that year's crops and where cattle prices should be.

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