Summer 2013: Dig into 'How it Works'
One of our longtime editors, Rich Fee, was fond of sharing his wit and wisdom in the halls at Successful Farming magazine for more than 30 years. Fee, who retired as agronomy editor in 2012, left behind one of his gems, a phrase we often use as a guidepost for why we do the stories we do in each issue: 'Tell me something I don’t know and how it will make me money.'
Our editors took that catchphrase to heart by digging into some of the amazing inventions, scientific processes, and mechanical operations that occur every hour of every day on your farm. This special issue, called “How It Works,” explores the events that make each season a miracle above and beneath the soil. We hope you learn something new – and certainly something that will make you money.
Our editors are eager to tell these stories. We hope you enjoy this special issue.
Even though Fee cannot be replaced, we want to welcome new Assistant Agronomy Editor Kacey Birchmier. She and Crops Technology Editor Gil Gullickson will steer our coverage of seeds and soils throughout these pages and on our website, Agriculture.com.
Here’s to a successful summer!
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