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Winter Technology Tips

🕔08:44, 8.Jan 2018

Every farmer knows the importance of winterizing your equipment, and  AGCO has introduced an acronym – FARMS – to help you remember the basic steps: F: Fill Tanks A: Adequately Lubricate R: Repair Damage M: Maintain and Clean S: Store

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Learn From the Experienced

🕔13:14, 24.Jul 2017

Amol Deshpande, CEO and co-founder of Farmers Business Network, recently wrote an article for about the lessons that people starting a business for themselves can learn from farmers.  Here’s a recap of those lessons that everyone should embrace: Have a

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These Farms Will Never Die (Video)

🕔15:47, 24.Jan 2017

Let’s see a show of hands…how many of you like watching cop  and crime scene shows?  I’ll be the first to admit that I’m addicted, and based on the number of these shows on TV, a lot of other people

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It’s Not Just Coffee Talk Anymore…

🕔13:01, 8.Jul 2015

How many of you farmers still do or remember doing, a daily ritual that involved heading to town and gathering at a local coffee shop or restaurant with fellow ag comrades?  Conversation involves the one topic that you all hold

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The Green Monster has Gotten Greener

🕔13:43, 9.Jun 2015

Fenway Park hosted its first professional baseball game on April 20, 1912.  The Red Sox beat the NY Highlanders (later known as the Yankees) 7-6 in 11 innings, and this victory would have made the newspapers if it weren’t for

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Mobile Technology Increasing Construction Productivity

🕔17:01, 22.Sep 2014

Field Workers in construction are taking advantage of mobile technology to increase their productivity and decrease project costs. Construction was among the first industries to use cell phones to improve communication among project teams on the job site. A few

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Machinery Pete: Time To Buy A Used Combine? Updated

🕔11:40, 21.Jul 2014

Summer…a good time to buy a used combine. Sounds crazy, buying just prior to harvest, you’d have to pay more money, right? Nope, not usually the case according the auction sale price data I’ve been compiling now for nearly 25

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Machinery Pete: IHC Plows at Auction

🕔16:55, 23.Jul 2013

Machinery Pete talks about his recent encounters with IHC plows at auctions around the country.

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Worldwide Crop Yields: Where does the U.S. Rank?

🕔10:54, 8.Jun 2012

Ranking the top yielding countries for various crops and seeing where the U.S. ranks.

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