A good hands-free device for a cell phone can get a guy into more fun than he could ever imagine. For instance, my phone rang a few weeks ago as I was busy working outside. It was a farmer friend I've known for probably 20-25 years or so. He needed some help and needed it in short order. Weather hasn't done us a lot of favors this year, and this guy had some small grain that he harvested that was starting to heat up on him....More
Deere and Monsanto are heading to court over a U.S. Department of Justice attempt to block Deere’s acquisition of Precision Planting’s equipment business, currently owned by Monsanto.
The DOJ’s Antitrust Division alleges that the acquisition would create a monopoly in the market for high-speed precision planting systems to the detriment of American farmers, according to the suit filed Aug. 31 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois....More
We dodged the rain bullet on Day 1 at the Farm Progress Show site, which mean there were field demos and the weather stayed cloudy and cool – but dry. While I'm writing this in Day 2 where sunrise was beautiful, and there's no threat of rain for the remainder of the show, I still did a fair share of walking...More