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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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Leasing Equipment Has Its Benefits… Updated

🕔11:04, 13.Jun 2016

DLL Financial Solutions Partner is offering some great rates if you’re considering some equipment changes right now.  Whether you’re leasing or buying, their financing options  are something to keep in mind, and as a reminder, here are six benefits of

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Prison Farms – In or Out?

🕔08:36, 8.Jun 2016

Prison farms seem to be an enigma, and their purpose and success from one extreme to another has been analyzed and debated for many reasons.  As an example, South Carolina has three major farming operations.  At one, inmates grow vegetables

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Why Do Millennials Love Farming?

🕔09:11, 25.May 2016

You know to whom I’m referring – the last people born in the 20th century.  Here’s a quick video that explains the differences in our generations over the years: No matter what your view is of this latest generation, I

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Mobile Apps for Your Spring Farming

🕔09:28, 11.May 2016

Jen Koukol of Corn & Soybean Digest provides a great list of smartphone apps that can help farmers as they work through their busy springtime tasks.  Here’s a quick recap of the 12 apps which for the most part are

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