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A farmer is applying anhydrous ammonia on a brisk morning.

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Sunset Harvest By: 11/11/2013 @ 2:08pm

A farmer prepares to finish a field with the last light of the day at his back.

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Planter InnovationsIn the past year we have seen dramatic advances in planter technology with electric-driven meters, multihybrid planters, and the end of the seed tube, to name a few. Click

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Department Store TractorsFor a time in the 1930s and well into the 1960s, farm machinery wasn't only available at a machinery dealer. With a quick trip down to your nearest department store, you could…

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Brazil's Soybean Crop Size is UncertainDue to a large flood that happened in northern Brazil, many are concerned about what that means for the crops that the country expects to harvest this season.

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All Around the Farm: Sprayer Tank FrameJon Liechty from Berne, Indiana, came up with a cost-effective way to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak. Jon designed a pallet system that houses the

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All Around the Farm: Stairwell StorageMany of us have basements with a large area of unused space. Here's a neat idea for utilizing that space – it may surprise you with its simplicity.

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Goodbye TopsoilHaving good soil biology is always a good thing. That's exactly what alfalfa does when you plant corn immediately after. The corn roots tend to follow the alfalfa roots to protect the…

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How to Improve Wheat YieldsEven just a little bit of phosphorus can do amazing things for your winter wheat. Steve Dvorak, an agronomist with Ducks Unlimited,

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NORSEMAN MODEL OBuilt by Norseman Products of Toronto, Ontario, the Norseman O (standard front axle) and N (row-crop version) was actually designed by Ostenberg Manufacturing of Salina, Kansas. The…

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ROCKOL B77The Rockol was spawn as a sideline to construction gear like so many other short-lived tractors produced after World War II. At this time many manufacturers turned their attention away from producing…

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VERSATILE D-100Versatile Manufacturing made history in 1966, not so much by introducing a four-wheel-drive tractor, but by producing such a tractor at a cheap price. At less than $10,000, the Versatile D100…

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WATERLOO BRONCO 100Veterans returning to their farms after World War II were convinced that mechanical horsepower was the way to go. Firms like the Ontario, Canada-based Waterloo Manufacturing Company…

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DEUTZ F1L 514 By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

DEUTZ F1L 514Deutz was one of the leading pioneers of diesel engines, and indeed of internal combustion engines in general. The company’s co-founded, Nicolaus Otto, was experimenting with four-stroke engines…

DEUTZ FL By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

DEUTZ FLThe Deutz FL was part of a range of tractors that were offered in one-, two- and three-cylinder diesel models. This particular tractor employed a 45 cubic-inch single-cylinder air-cooled diesel. A…

FENDT DIESELROSS By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

FENDT DIESELROSSRarely does engineering advance come along that has such an impact that it changes agriculture, let alone sets a standard for future tractor design. Such was the case with Harry Ferguson’s…

MASSEY-FERGUSON 25 By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

MASSEY-FERGUSON 25The international appeal of Massey-Ferguson tractors is readily apparent from the sheer number of the firm’s French tractor models. The 25 was one of at least six models Massey built in…

HOLDER A-20 By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

HOLDER A-20Holder’s lithe but powerful four-wheel-drive tractors were ideally suited to operate on the hilly fields or confining vineyards of the German countryside. The 2,569-pound Model A-20 (pictured) put…

IVEL By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

IVELThe Ivel tractor lacks the design finesse found in other general-purpose, tricycle-type machines like the Farmall Regular or Case CC, which were so popular in the late 1920s and early 1930s. At 18…

Ageless Iron By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

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Age By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

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Cletrac’s Vaulted Crawler Line By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

Cletrac's Vaulted Crawler LineIn the early 1910s, car manufacturer Roland White expanded into the tractor

Cockshutt Tractors By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

Cockshutt TractorsWhen Cockshutt started selling their first tractors in 1928, which were built for them by Allis-Chalmers,

Deere’s Lettered Horses By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

Deere's Lettered HorsesJohn Deere approach to designating their early series of tractors was as simplistic as the tractor line

New Generation of Deere Horses By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

New Generation of Deere HorsesIn 1953, the top brass at John Deere came to the inevitable conclusion that their 42-yea

Department Store Tractors By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

Department Store TractorsFor a time starting in the 1930s and for the next 30 years, a manufacturer’s farm machinery dealer w

Gibson’s Grand Horses By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

Gibson's Grand HorsesGibson Manufacturing traces its roots back to Wilber Gibson who founded the firm in 1946 establishing a

Pre-1920 Lesser Known Classics By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

Pre-1920 Lesser-Known ClassicsThe late 1910s saw an unprecedented explosion in tractor development as tractors of all

Canadian Tractors By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

Canadian TractorsCompared to its neighbor to its south, Canada is not known for being a tractor-making powerhouse. A great many e

Co-op Tractors By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

Co-op TractorsNo less than five different companies built tractors under the Co-op name, for distribution to farmer cooperative organiz

Foreign Horses By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

Foreign Horses Part 1 & Part 2

Ageless Iron By: 12/31/1969 @ 11:00pm

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A. John Deere 5065E Utility Tractor B. John Deere S660 Combine C. John Deere 8285R Tractor

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Even though the weather was cold, many showed up for this unique option to get their chance to own basically “new” equipment.

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Another unique couple of items at the auction were these two Mack semi trailer trucks. They had day cabs, which are the most popular, and had low miles. How low? One had 167,000 miles and the other had 45,500…

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In addition to the newer equipment, there was a great selection of other used items for sale. Varying from augurs to mowers to even an old Farmall H. There was a good variety of equipment for attendees to look…

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Speaking of that Farmall H, it seemed like the black sheep amongst the line of newer equipment, but nevertheless still a hot item. Estimates were set at $500, but surprisingly the final bid was $1,500. It will…

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Much like the tractors and trucks that went up for sale, this planter was in just as good condition. The 2014 model John Deere 1970 planter has only covered 2,600 acres. It’s basically new! This planter is…

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An auction is great place to bring a young farmer to learn about machinery and how auctions work.

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A couple ringmen from Sullivan Auctioneers hear a price from a potential bidder for the J&M Grain Cart. With an auction such as this, these ringmen kept busy.

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This 2014 J&M Grain Cart was another hot item at the auction. The grain cart could hold up to 1,150 bushels and it has only balled 2,500 acres worth this past harvest. This cart was about as new as you…

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Dan Sullivan of Sullivan Auctioneers closes on a bid towards the end of the auction. This unique auction was one of a kind with a lot of great items to take home.

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