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Marketing Your Product

🕔10:55, 26.Nov 2018

  Recently, members of the American Bankers Association’s ABA Agricultural and Rural Bankers Committee provided a seven point tip sheet to help farmers and ranchers manage their risk.  Here’s a quick recap: Know your break-even costs.  This should include input, debt

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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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Don’t Neglect Your Tires This Winter!

🕔15:48, 24.Jan 2017

Those cold winter temps can be brutal when it comes to the condition of your agricultural tires, and so you should definitely add them to your “downtime to-do list” this winter.  Here are some tips that I found on the

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La Niña? Maybe-Maybe Not Updated

🕔09:49, 16.Nov 2016

Back in March of this year, I posted an article the explained the differences between El Niño and La Niña.  If you want a refresher on these two weather patterns, I found another short video that explains the effects of El Niño

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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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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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What’s Your Slant on a Monoslope?

🕔15:33, 15.Jul 2015

Feedlots are a common sight in this country.  This process of fattening cattle for market in specific areas is concentrated in the Great Plains, but is also key in parts of the Corn Belt, Southwest, and Pacific Northwest.  But the

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Winter and Diesel Engine Performance

🕔11:45, 26.Jan 2015

Cold temperatures have prevailed throughout most of the United States, and this of course has everyone thinking about how well their diesel-powered engines will perform.  Mick Calvin with CountryMark has a 14-step checklist that can be followed to make sure your

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Case Debuts New Snow Removal Package Updated

🕔15:14, 22.Aug 2014

Snow removal will become much easier this winter with Case Construction Equipment’s new Snow Removal Package for the SR250 and SV300 skid steers. Each skid steer features a 3-feet-wide cab that is fully sealed and pressurized against noise, dust and

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