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What to do when conversations get tough

By April M. Stewart, Special MWAF Contributor Farmers are no strangers to difficult conversations, both online and off, with consumers, customers, suppliers, employees and family business members....

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The power of curiosity

By April M. Stewart, Special MWAF Contributor   Curiosity is one of those enduring human traits stemming from our prehistoric survival skills. Evolutionarily speaking, being inquisitive helped...

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Amplify and exemplify

A guest blog by Angela Lovell   In her excellent blog post today in celebration of International Women’s Day, April Stewart emphasizes how we all need to participate in helping women amplify...

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Why and how to amplify women’s voices

By April M. Stewart, Special MWAF Contributor   I can bet that several (if not all) of you reading this have experienced being cut-off, spoken over or interrupted to have someone “mansplain”...

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A Life in Parallel

A guest blog by Angela Lovell When you are a couple running a busy farm alone, while also raising four young children, there isn’t a lot of time left over to pursue other passions or hobbies in your...

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5 Ways to Grow Great Conversations

By April M. Stewart, Special MWAF Contributor   “In a dialogue nobody is trying to win. Everybody wins if anybody wins.” – author Maria Popova To have true dialogue, that is “an exchange of...

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