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The cost of diesel on the rise

Consumers are seeing a jump in the price they pay for a gallon of gas as summer approaches, a major driving season. The expected additional cost to drive this summer is about $200 more per family compared to 2017. The same goes for a fuel that farmers heavily rely on to grow food and that [...]

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APPLIED ENGINEERING

In-season scouting and data collection with APPs

Collecting in-season data including scouting intel and imagery can be useful on the farm. For those conducting on-farm studies, collecting data beyond yield can provide valuable context when evaluating yield results post-harvest. There are several mobile applications (APPs) available today that can assist with scouting and collecting data. The value with many of these APPs [...]

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Hagie high-clearance sprayer updates

Hagie Manufacturing and John Deere announce changes to model year 2019 Hagie sprayers that will improve performance and functionality in the field for producers and ag service providers. Continuing the engine change that started this year on the largest Hagie STS Sprayers, MY19 Hagie STS10 and STS12 machines will be powered by 6.8L PowerTech John [...]

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Redline Equipment is now northwest Ohio’s Miller Sprayer dealer

Redline Equipment already offered the Case IH Patriot, which is a traditional rear boom sprayer and the Case IH Trident which is dual applicator that has dry box capability for dry fertilizer as well as the liquid boom system. Now the Miller sprayer will round out that product offering. “With the pressure on the Lake [...]

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“We are changing the way people eat locally with vertical farming.” - Jeffrey Williams ASM Student

Student teams solve real-world problems through their capstone projects

Each year, the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering (FABE) partners with companies and organizations on industry-sponsored projects as part of a Capstone Design course. The Capstone Design experience aims to bridge the gap between the classroom and industry. The course is offered to seniors in two different program areas: Food, Agriculture, and Biological [...]

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Pre-season maintenance tips tor grain storage systems

For farmers who didn’t perform basic maintenance of their grain storage system following the 2017 harvest, it’s better to tackle that work now rather than trying to fit it in later this season, said Gary Woodruff, conditioning applications manager for GSI. He cited five of the most important steps: Check all conveyor belts for proper [...]

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Pay attention to nozzle selection to meet label requirements for the new 2,4-D and dicamba products

Generally, this is the time of the year you complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is just around the corner. This task must be on top of your to do list if you are one of those who will be applying the new 2,4-D or Dicamba products for crops that are resistant to [...]

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Bane-Welker Equipment locations achieved Case IH Pinnacle status

Bane-Welker Equipment is proud to announce four of their 13 locations achieved Case IH Pinnacle status in 2017. There are 613 dealer locations across the country participating in the Pinnacle Program. Of those 613, only 27 total Case IH dealer locations achieved Pinnacle status in all six categories: Sales, Marketing, Operations, Parts, Service, and AFS. [...]

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Yetter introduces 2966-002A Air Adjust Residue Manager

Since Yetter Farm Equipment introduced the 2966-002 Residue Manager for John Deere 60/90 Series openers, growers have experienced effective residue management and improved emergence. Now, the 2966 is available with air-cylinder control, making it even more powerful and effective. The key innovation on the new 2966-002A Air Adjust Residue Manager for 60/90 Series openers is [...]

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