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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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Tax Time is Here Again

🕔10:16, 27.Dec 2017

Just like the holidays, tax time comes around once a year.  For many, this deadline can create anxiety and frustration, so the key is preparation.  Here is some basic information that might make your life easier: Two Important Points to get

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Thank You!

🕔13:42, 26.Jun 2017

Earlier this month we sent out a customer satisfaction survey, and we want to thank everyone who took the time to respond.   Your needs are important to us, and the results of this survey were both educational and encouraging.

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Enjoy the Show

🕔11:55, 12.Jun 2017

There’s a piece of Americana that pulls at the fringes of my memory, and that’s the summertime activity of drive-in theaters.  I was born just before this type of movie peaked at over 4,000 back in 1958, and my parents were up

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Stuck on the Subject Updated

🕔13:30, 30.May 2017

I know we’ve talked about the subject of extricating farm equipment, but if you have new hires on your farm or see some room for more education regarding your older (and perhaps more complacent) workers, these tips could come in

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Working Together for Farming Solutions

🕔13:54, 15.May 2017

I would venture to say that a farmer has got to be one of the most under-appreciated people when it comes to creativity on the farm.  I often read of necessary characteristics to be a farmer involving finance, marketing, people

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Corn Row Spacings – The Good and Bad

🕔08:59, 8.Mar 2017

Gone are the days when a farmer spaced his row crops to accommodate farm animals that pulled the equipment.  Today, the most important decisions for corn row spacing are corn product selection and plant population; and researchers continue to compare

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A Winter Project for Safety

🕔12:21, 26.Dec 2016

There are new lighting and marking requirements that have been established by the U.S. Department of Transportation which sets a standard for any equipment manufactured after June 22, 2017.  This rule incorporates two American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)

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Preparing for Winter’s Grip

🕔10:34, 19.Oct 2016

This past August, I posted a blog about things you can do to ensure your combine gives you many years of efficient, problem-free performance (  Some of you are done with your harvest, and others may be seeing the end

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