In the Machinery Talk section of Agriculture Online, a poster questions what the resale value of a five-year-old John Deere 9550 combine is. "When you're trying to sell used farm equipment, whether it be a late-model combine or an older field cultivator, y
The growing demand for ethanol may put the "corn" back in Corn Belt. Although corn and soybean acres are evenly split in those Midwestern states, farmers are expected to grow more corn and fewer soybeans in the future, according to a University of Missouri
It's hard not to think about fuel prices these days. "Pain at the pump is no fun," says Machinery Pete. The older, less fuel efficient models can get expensive to fill. The used tractor market has seen strong sales in the past couple of years. Will buyer
Ethanol is a popular topic of conversation these days -- from the co-op and coffee shop to the discussion groups here at Agriculture Online. Farmers find themselves on both sides of the issue, and with questions about ethanol's future.