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Coming together on a CommonGround

Last week, CommonGround Nebraska volunteers, Diane Becker, Joan Ruskamp, Linda Schwarz, and myself attended the CommonGround Shared Voices Conference in St. Louis, MO along with volunteers from 10 other states! The focus of the conference was about creating conversations about … Continue reading

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Control

By Joan Ruskamp Control, or lack of control, can be one of the most difficult issues any of us face. In the world of farming and cattle feeding we are continually adjusting to our lack of control of the weather. … Continue reading

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Uncertainty

By Diane Becker Uncertainty follows farmers around this time of year like a hungry cat at your heels. The ground seems too dry to drop seeds into. A few days later, rain spattering on the windows is going to put … Continue reading

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The Importance of Communication

By Joan Ruskamp We all know communication is very important so that another person not only knows what we are saying but understands what we are saying. Certain jobs require not only verbal communication but body language as well.  I … Continue reading

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