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Insight from the People behind the Machines
Listen in as Farm Journal Machinery Editor Margy Fischer visits with Kinze Manufacturing’s father-and-daughter leadership team Jon Kinzenbaw and Susanne Veatch.
Decrease Your Input Costs
Input costs for 2009 are projected to be two to three times higher than previous years, according to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Extension. To help producers keep their heads above water during these challenging times, UNL Extension is offering online resources targeted to decrease production costs.
Leave A Legacy Column: Our No. 1 Goal
No matter how much we love something, there is no way to force another person to feel the same.
In the Driver’s Seat
Last year was about as difficult as it gets, and this year is not looking any different—only lower prices.
Test Plot Technology
Tools add value to data gathered from the field
Minimize Stubble Damage
Healthier hybrids are good for yield but hard on combine, tractor and implement tires
Tobacco growers find new ways to turn a profit
Late February is the time for farmers to start evaluating their winter wheat crop for freeze injury
Aboveground drip irrigation works for Californians
More of the Same
At Beltwide, cotton’s prospects continue to sag
Should I Sign Up Again?
Many landowners, such as these Missourians, are facing decisions about re-enrolling CRP land
Big Water, Big Work
The W. G. Huxtable stormwater pumping plant keeps eastern Arkansas farmers on the land
Minimize Spread Distortion, Wire Winder, Springtime Wash Stations
McCormick TTX Series Tractors, Bestway Field-Pro Sprayer, Hagie STS10 Sprayer, Steiger 535 Tractor, John Deere DB60 Planter, Honda Big Red
As the two national soybean organizations continue to quibble over allegations of checkoff fund abuse and misuse, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has ruled it will investigate the allegations made by the American Soybean Association (ASA).
Winter Hardy Varieties, Viral Victory, Avoid Head Blight Headaches, Down With Diseases, Go Go Genome, Biotech Wheat Vote
Brown is the new green. Higher fertilizer prices have created a renewed interest in using manure as a source of crop nutrients. "Manure is a fertility package, not a uniform product,” says Ted Funk, University of Illinois Extension ag engineer. "You need to establish a dollar value to the manure to see if it really works in your operation.”
Building on the OnTrac platform, AutoFarm introduces OnTrac2 with upgrades to improve its performance. Used in conjunction with the Ag Technology Center (ATC), OnTrac2 provides GPS-assisted, hands-free steering with a system that can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle.
Curtis Industries' new 72" Sno-Pro plow systems are designed for everyday use on utility vehicles and side-by-sides. The Straight Plow is 19" tall, made of heavy-gauge steel and weighs 180 lb. with mount.
Dig for Higher Yields
A shovel or backhoe and a tile probe can reveal yield-robbing compaction and soil density layers.
On The Fence
In these uncertain times, pulling the input trigger is nerve-racking.
The Nitrogen Balancing Act
Supplying your corn crop's critical early season nitrogen needs can make or break your yield.
Bright and Comfortable
What aspects of your shop do you like the most?
Family-owned company driven by founder's innovation.
From Fridge to Field
The real secret behind the latest in corn trait technology.
USDA Shouldn’t Be Ag’s Only Focus
While agriculture primarily focuses on who runs USDA, people at other agencies are just as important.
New Chief at USDA
Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack has a new title: USDA secretary.
Irrigation's Next Best Friend
Can-do technology extends irrigation efficiency.
Tailgate Talk: Award-Winning Cartoonist Joins AgWeb as Blogger
Cartoonist Leigh Rubin joins AgWeb as a blogger.
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