Dec 2, 2010
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New application for planning corn refuge 1

A new Insect Resistance Management refuge calculator is available to assist producers in calculating their corn refuge requirements. The calculator includes all commercial Bt products on the market and features a trait selection process that allows farmers to run several planting scenarios on a field-by-field basis....More
Dec 2, 2010
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Ranger Rick and the outstanding balance

Sometime late last fall, as I was walking from the cattle shed back to the house, I noticed something odd on the roof of my house. It was one of the attic vent covers hanging loose. We had experienced a bit of wind recently, so I figured it may have been knocked loose.   A contractor came out a couple days later and took a look at the situation. He had a replacement vent that would fit, so he put it on and went on his way. A day or two later, the other vent came loose. I called the roofer again, and he made another appearance to check things out....More
Dec 1, 2010
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100% equipment tax deduction deadline nears 10

Section 179 of the IRS tax code offers to farmers and small businesses a 100% deduction on qualified equipment up to $500,000 for 2010 and 2011....More
Nov 29, 2010
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New tools for on-the-go soil mapping

    Veris Technologies has added two new compact real-time soil mapping tools for use with ATV’s.   ...More
Nov 24, 2010
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Growers find energy grasses appealing, says survey 1

Growers would consider growing energy crops to make better use of marginal land and spend fewer resources on crop management....More
Nov 22, 2010
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Trimble introduces next generation Nomad rugged handheld

  Trimble has introduced the new Nomad 900 series outdoor rugged handheld computers. It features a 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with flash, enhanced GPS performance and new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities....More

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