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Oct 05, 2015

Road trips offer insight

Getting out of the office is always a good thing for an ag journalist…really....More
Oct 01, 2015

The team keeps changing

Blogger Jeff Ryan is seeing some changes to his team and remembering how former team members have come through for him in the past. How do you look....More
Oct 01, 2015

Ag science, The Martian and more

There's a new movie coming out that is probably more scientific than most viewers are used to, and that's a good thing. The Martian is not about....More
Sep 28, 2015

University engineers play role in diesel scandal

Work done by West Virginia University researchers spotted emission problems that have now created the VW headache, but also shows the value of....More
Sep 23, 2015

New standard to manage mixed equipment fleets

Thinking about your farm machinery inventory as a fleet may be a new idea, but managing those important assets in new ways will become increasingly....More
Sep 21, 2015

Events, technology and a soft market

New products and agriculture technology drive event interest since seeing is still believing,....More
Sep 18, 2015

Final thoughts from Nebraska

Husker Harvest Days delivered three great days for visitors, with plenty to see…and a few lessons....More
Sep 18, 2015

INDUSTRY INSIDER: Russ Green, Agco director of product and brand strategy

I remember the first time I met Russ Green, director of product and brand strategy for Agco. It was in the late 90’s,  right around the....More
Sep 17, 2015

Interesting art graces Husker Harvest Days

Bull sculpture made of odds and ends gets plenty of attention at this year's show. The artist, Dean Holbert, had never made a piece like this before....More
Sep 16, 2015

For outdoor shows, it's the demos

One advantage of an outdoor farm show over a visit to the local dealer is the chance to see equipment run, when the weather cooperates. And it's....More
Sep 15, 2015

Last-minute touches, arrivals keep things moving

The hustle and bustle before the gates open at a major farm show may not look hectic to the casual observer, but there's plenty of last-minute setup....More
Sep 14, 2015

Another week, another show

We're off to Husker Harvest Days, the only totally irrigated show in the country....More
Sep 10, 2015

2016 Model Year Combine Preview

In the last five years, manufacturers had to devote much of their R&D dollars to redesigning engines that met Tier 4 emissions....More
Sep 07, 2015

A little winter travel idea

Brazil is a leading global ag competitor, get an up-close-and-personal look at what's happening in that country with a special ag tour....More
Sep 04, 2015

Time to move on, what a great week

Five initial impressions from a good, hot week at the Farm Progress Show....More
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