From time to time, Machinery Pete has suffered from "shopper's back." Do you or your significant other seem to experience the same ailment once you've entered the mall? Instead of risking another bout, Machinery Pete suggests taking a stroll online. You'll
As fall harvest approaches, you may sometimes feel there aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done. But, all it takes is a single momentary lapse of concentration or focus for the typical day on the farm to turn disastrous.
What time of year do you think used equipment prices are somewhat soft at auction? Could that time of year be related to harvest and a "wait and see" mode to find out how harvest will turn out? If Machinery Pete were selling a piece of equipment, find out
The total number of tractors and combines sold in the U.S. in August was down across the board from a year ago, with the greatest inventory declines coming in four-wheel-drive tractors and combines, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (
The effects of this summer's drought conditions will continue into harvest, drying and storage. Paying special attention to each of these activities, especially in dryland crops, will help reduce further losses.