Tailgate Talk - October 2017

November 8, 2017 11:51 AM
What A Day - October 2017

What A Day: The Smell of ... Money

This farmer was probably wishing he would have used a cab tractor for the job when the manure pump blew apart.

If you’ve had one of those days—or captured someone else’s—we’d love to share it with our readers. Email images to whataday@farmjournal.com or hashtag #FJWhatADay on Twitter and Instagram.

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Vintage Aerial

More than 20 million historical aerial photos are offering a glimpse back in time, some dating back more than 60 years. Vintage Aerial is collecting and digitizing film archives, unveiling scenes of farmsteads and rural towns from days gone by. To find photos, visit https://vintageaerial.com and search by address or by state and county. If you find an important historical photo in the collection, share your memories with Farm Journal on social media.

Stat Rack

Each year, goods and services are traded among the U.S., Canada and Mexico as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement. In 2016, the most common modes to transport the merchandise were the following:

$700 billion hauled by truck

$166 billion hauled by rail

$50 billion transported via pipeline

$42 billion hauled via air

$58 billion transported by vessel

$1.06 trillion total amount of goods and services transported by truck, rail, pipeline, air or vessel

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Data

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