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12:45PM Jul 15, 2020

State Fair Canceled? Machinery Pete to Showcase Youth Tractors

State Fair after State Fair continue to get canceled due to COVID concerns. An email from a frustrated parent sprouted quite the idea for Machinery Pete: a new way to

09:00AM Jul 15, 2020

WinField United Data Silo and Climate FieldView Announce Connectivity

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

The companies emphasize it’s the farmer’s choice to share data from FieldView to the cloud-based Data Silo, and for those who do, it will unlock new capabilities in analyzing their

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08:57AM Jul 15, 2020

Corn, Soybeans Take A Hit from Heat but Not Blueberries

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Stover's Farm Market and U-Pic is running in Berrien Springs, Mich. Customers are coming to buy and pick as Stover says the blueberry crop is a good one this year.

07:15AM Jul 15, 2020

Exclusive: Helm To Introduce First New PPO Herbicide In A Decade

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

A non-selective herbicide for the preplant burndown and desiccation segments, Reviton will be one of the first new PPO herbicide to be introduced in the U.S. in more than a

12:44PM Jul 14, 2020

Green Beans Put the Black Back in Budgets

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Green beans are harvested in June and can be double cropped to green beans again or to soybeans. For Turner, it’s a $100 per acre minimum benefit over corn or

11:45AM Jul 14, 2020

New York solar programs can save growers, packers money

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

Before the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic hit, John Williams of Williams Farms, Marion, N.Y., looked into converting to solar power.

10:45AM Jul 14, 2020

Machinery Pete: Virtual Farm Show Aims to Expose Past Inefficiencies

Greg Peterson, or "Machinery Pete," says the desire to streamline things and answer voids in the market is now moving to farm shows, as the new "Farm Journal Field Days,"