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Oct 27, 2010

Tornado hits Case IH Magnum tractor factory

Production of Case IH Magnum tractors is temporarily suspended due to factory damage caused by yesterday’s tornado in Mount Pleasant, WI....More
Oct 25, 2010

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces renewable energy initiatives

Producers who enter into Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) contracts may receive payments of up to 75 percent of the cost of establishing....More
Oct 22, 2010

Tire sizing 101: What’s your RCI?

Farm tires are getting larger to support the weight of combines, tractors, and wagons, which are growing in size.  Folks in the tire industry....More
Oct 18, 2010

Precision ag as environmental savior

  If you watch this two-minute YouTube clip of the new documentary, Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story, you might get the same....More
Oct 15, 2010

Tire care checklist

Before heading out to the field, do a quick check of your tires to ensure they’re ready for the job. According to engineering research,....More
Oct 14, 2010

Study pegs Bt corn's economic benefits at $7 billion

Study pegs Bt corn’s economic benefits at $7 billion Bt is paying big benefits, for farmers who plant Bt corn hybrids and even for....More
Oct 13, 2010

EPA grants E15 waiver for model 2007 and newer cars, light trucks

Conceivably, E15 could now be used to fuel 65 million model 2007 and newer cars and light duty trucks on the roads today, representing more than one-....More
Oct 12, 2010

Tier 4 rules will change tractor engines

In the latest family debate over car buying, my 21-year-old son declared, “Mom, you buy the car for the engine.” I thought about his....More
Oct 11, 2010

Is a drone plane in your future?

  Drone technology that allows the U.S. military to remotely fly airplanes on the other side of the world is now available for the farm. For....More
Oct 05, 2010

New Holland offers self-propelled sprayers built by Miller-St. Nazianz

New Holland has entered the growing self-propelled sprayer market with two new sprayer lines manufactured by Miller-St. Nazianz. The new sprayer....More
Oct 04, 2010

Farm Works streamlines mobile software lineup

Farm Works has replaced its previous Trac Mate and Site Mate software modules with a new integrated software package called Farm Works Mobile -- and....More
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