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Are you Storing Your Grain?

🕔13:46, 30.Oct 2018

  The current markets may dictate that storing your grain is the prudent thing to do, and many farmers are positioned to handle this aspect of their operations.  Some basic tips for long-term grain storage are: Preparing grain bins by

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Defending Descendants

🕔14:02, 19.Jun 2018

  Today is the first day of summer, and it means lots of farm activity.  If you spent last Sunday with your children in celebration of  Father’s Day, remember their smiling faces and commit yourself to keeping them safe while you go about

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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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Add Farm Value with Grain Systems

🕔10:36, 10.Jul 2017

Capital improvements might be difficult to get your head around during times of low commodity prices and low margins, but there are four main areas of consideration when it comes to the added value potential to your operations with grain

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Insane (But True) Things About Winter Work for Farmers

🕔08:48, 23.Dec 2015

  So far, the winter of 2015 has been quite mild with little or no snow and warmer-than-normal temperatures; and aside from possible concerns about adequate moisture for next year’s growing season, I don’t think many folks are complaining.  After all, a

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Temporary Grain Storage for Bumper Crops Updated

🕔09:48, 27.Jul 2015

Are you gazing out at your fields with much anticipation, hoping you’ll see record yields this year?  That’s the result everyone hopes for, but these good fortunes do potentially present a challenge when it comes to storage.  Dave Mowitz writes

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Save Food – Save $$ – Save the World

🕔17:16, 16.Jun 2015

Last month I shared a video done by a group of creative students from London that focused on reducing food waste.  It was called Eat My Words – Don’t Waste, and was a plea for everyone around the world to

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Make it $8,500 and Everyone Goes Home a Winner!

🕔11:01, 27.Apr 2015

Paul E. McGhee, PhD, wrote about laughing in the midst of stress, saying you need to actively use your sense of humor in dealing with the hassles and stresses in your life to get the coping benefits.  He says if

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Tire Tools For The Shop

🕔09:12, 27.Feb 2014

There has been an increase in interest in supplying farmer’s shops with enough tools and equipment to fix almost anything themselves. One of the biggest problems and easiest repairs on the farm is repairing a flat tire. During late-night harvest

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