Mar 19, 2012
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Unbelievable March temperatures

I have never seen weather this warm in March! And I seriously doubt that I ever will again. Some corn has been planted near Van Wert, Ohio, and I have heard some corn is being planted in southern Illinois....More
Mar 18, 2012
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She’ll have the fish

There's a reason I'm a farmer, not a fisherman. Even with two seasickness bracelets on each wrist, I still couldn't stomach my latest adventure at sea....More
Mar 16, 2012
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Weed resistance drives new tillage sales

In our March cover story, we reported on the recent uptick in new tillage sales and reasons for the demand, those being excess crop residue and soil compaction left by consecutive seasons of wet weather.  (See http://farmindustrynews.com/tillage/tillage-gaining-ground-another-record-year-equipment-sales-forecast)....More
Mar 14, 2012
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Ban air fresheners, not biotech

It’s not often the topic of air fresheners comes up at an ag conference, so imagine my surprise when this flashed on a screen during a seminar at Crop World Global 2011: Every year, 2,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized with injuries due to air fresheners....More

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