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John Deere’s 2016 Product… By: 08/28/2015 @ 2:28pm

Every August, John Deere has hosted an event to roll out new equipment and train dealers. The event opens up with…

High-tech Fendt Available in 110 to 150… By: 08/27/2015 @ 4:51pm

For the first time in North America, farmers will have the high-tech features of a Fendt available in a smaller…

Issue Preview: The Evolution of Down… By: 08/27/2015 @ 9:47am

For years, down force has been supplied by springs on individual row units. While better than no down force…

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FAA Streamlines UAS Exemption Rules As I reported in an earlier thread, the FAA has significantly eased exemptions for legally flying an unmanned aircraft (UA).  Here is the ISU…

Getting The Planter Ready The planter is is pieces on the apron outside my shop.     Last year, I didn't get it ready as well as I should have, and ended up…

Combine Ready To Go I went through the combine and it's all ready to go, except for checking the A/C fill level.  Good to have it ready well ahead of time.

Steel Deals: Late-Model… By: 07/14/2015 @ 3:09pm

Steffes Group closed out their monthly online auction last week with both typical sale…

Best Bargains in Used… By: 11/24/2014 @ 1:29pm

There is a joke that pokes fun at economists and their occasional tendency to hedge…


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