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  • Jun 17, 2015
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    Planting recap, flood photos from the Bridenbaughs

    Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh shares a recap from planting, some recent flood photos near his home and other thoughts....More
  • May 14, 2015
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    Things I am doing differently this crop year

    Instead of using commercial fertilizer last fall I used a mix of compost and lime. I was assured by the person I bought it from that it was the cheapest source of nutrients that I could buy. I told the person who does my spraying to use the cheapest form of atrazine that he can find. Instead of using triple stack hybrids, I planted mostly double stack....More
  • May 5, 2015
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    The race to self-driving vehicles

    Lux Research, a company we interviewed at the 2014 Ag Innovation Showcase, released a forecast last week for automation in cars.  In the report, “The $102 Billion Opportunity for Partial Automation for Cars,” Lux research analyst Maryanna Saenko evaluated the pace of automation in cars, and the opportunities it brings to automakers. Among her findings:...More
  • Apr 27, 2015
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    Sprayer set-up: A crash course on what to do

    Last week we took you behind the scenes of a sprayer testing lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where graduate student Shane Forney and assistant professor Joe Luck looked at issues affecting spray nozzle performance. Most of those issues have to do with how operators set up the machine. ...More
  • Apr 22, 2015
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    Farm Industry News

    New FMC application tech in-depth

    An innovative new system from FMC and Emerge Application Systems offers a way for growers to apply product in-furrow at planting....More
  • Apr 13, 2015
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    ABC show recreates farmer’s grain bin entrapment

    Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh watched an ABC show featuring a reenactment of a farmer's grain bin entrapment and shares thoughts on the episode....More
  • Feb 23, 2015
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    Buyers' market for farm equipment

    With farm budgets tight and commodity prices down, 2015 is shaping up to buyers’ market for farm equipment. At the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY, this month, all of the major OEMs, along with some short-line companies, had signs up advertising deals on new and used equipment. These special promotions include interest-free or low-interest financing on new and used equipment, cash back bonuses, and certified pre-owned reconditioning programs.  ...More

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