“The No. 1 reason slats go bad is age,” said Andy Altenburg at the 2019 Missouri Pork Expo. After 20 years building and repairing hog and cattle barns, he’s seen about every situation-gone-wrong you can imagine.
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FarmTRX yield monitor, which began in 2015 as Perry Casson’s on-farm DIY prototype, hit fields during harvest 2018 and is commercially available for under $2,000.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) is on a mission to see change. He recently sat down with U.S. Farm Report and talked about the broadband connectivity issue, as access to rural broadband is a priority for him as Governor.
Despite lingering trade uncertainty and an overall weak farm economy, 2018 was a solid year for combine and tractor sales, reports AEM in the December U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Report.
During winter months, it’s even more important that farmers inspect livestock facilities before installing additional heaters and inspect electrical wiring for damage.
In reviewing AEM’s monthly sales report for new machinery in the U.S., the year-over-year and year-to-date data show many positive gains for machinery sales.