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  • Jun 27, 2014
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    The geometry of hay 2

    On the heels of the Hay and Forage Expo, Jeff Ryan tells the story of how a couple of hay bales got loose on his hilly farm....More
  • Jun 9, 2014
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    Another step toward site-specific tillage 4

    Case IH’s announcement yesterday of its new True-Tandem 345 seed bed disk harrows points to where tillage is headed in this country. The option, called “active hydraulic down pressure.”...More
  • Jun 1, 2014
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    WI growers manage fleet with a single plug 1

    Last week I travelled to Cuba City, WI, where brothers Joe and Matt Schweigert and crew had just finished up planting corn and soybeans. They were testing out a new drive made by 640 Labs that plugs into the electronics of their tractors and farm equipment and records everything about how the machines are running....More
  • May 19, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    Shell expert breaks down engine to show new oil’s performance 5

    Editors were recently invited to an engine teardown event hosted by Shell Lubricants in Greensboro, NC, to see how the company’s new low-viscosity engine oils perform. Howard Hill, director of Shell’s field trial product development program in N.A., gives a close-up look at a Destroit diesel DD15 420 hp engine from a truck that was on a two-year trial....More
  • May 14, 2014
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    A visit to the local Unverferth factory in NW Ohio

    Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh talks with employees at a nearby Unverferth manufacturing facility and reflects on the newest engine technologies....More
  • Apr 23, 2014
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    Dinner with Mike at Michelin 4

    Mike Pantaleo, Sales & Development Manager for Michelin North America, talks candidly about the first bias-ply tire Michelin has made in years, the world’s largest farm tire (over 7 ft. tall), and the truth about tire carcasses....More
  • Apr 2, 2014
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    Is your planter ready? 3

    It's important to know your planter will perform well before you head out for 2014 planting. Follow these tips....More
  • Apr 1, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    Kinze multi-hybrid planter and how it works

    In December 2013, Kinze unveiled an industry-first concept: an electric multi-hybrid planter. The system allows a grower to switch hybrids on-the-go without having to stop and refill the seed hopper. The technology that allows for the multi-hybrid planting lies in the electric-driven motors. Kinze unveiled those electric motors on their 4900 Series planter, and now they are taking it one step further by offering multi-hybrid planting....More
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