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Agriculture and the Classroom Updated

🕔11:05, 21.Aug 2018

If you haven’t done so already, many of you will soon be sending your children back to school.  Growing up, field trips used to be a common method of enhancing a student’s learning experience, but with today’s financial constraints and liability

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Make Spraying a Specialty

🕔16:28, 1.May 2018

The act of spraying in its most basic terms involves using chemicals to rid your fields of pests.  But in this day and age when issues of cost control and potential damage from drift loom large, it’s important to make spraying a

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Behind Every Great Man…

🕔17:44, 2.Apr 2018

You’ve heard that phrase-  Behind every great man is a great woman.   This expression has been in use at least since the 1940s and suggests that no man becomes successful on his own.  Very often there’s a woman who has had

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New Tech Old Planters: The Birth of a New Industry Trend Updated

🕔17:44, 2.Apr 2018

The Planter Market has been a rollercoaster since 2014. Four years ago, if you had a planter larger than a single row you had a hard time getting rid of it. Like other equipment segments, planters were highly produced and

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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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98, 99, 100!

🕔16:35, 22.Aug 2017

Yes, that’s about how many uses you can find for vinegar these days.  I have a few hacks I’d like to try very soon using this ingredient that’s as old as civilization itself (traces in Egyptian urns-3,000 B.C.E. and recordings

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Ag Parts: A Multi-Dimensional Look

🕔13:30, 30.May 2017

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again…and again, and again.  Farmers out of necessity, carry out a wide variety of tasks in order to keep their operation running.  Well, there’s a new skill that may be added to that already long

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Another Dust Bowl?

🕔13:30, 3.Apr 2017

I’m fairly certain that anyone who’s involved in agriculture has heard of the Dust Bowl.  Next week, April 14th, marks the 82nd anniversary of “Black Sunday”.  The Dust Bowl began as the rain ended in the summer of 1931 and

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Who’ll Give Me Five?

🕔12:18, 6.Jul 2016

Raise your hand if you love a good auction…  No wait – don’t do it or that motion might be mistaken for a bid!  I’ve loved auctions ever since I can remember, starting with the process of getting there early and

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