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Lighting solutions for the dark days of winter

Does your workload get lighter as the days get shorter and darker? Probably not. Animals still need fed and tended to, work needs to get done, and equipment needs fixed. A well-lit work space is important to ensure that you can work safely and effectively. Task lighting makes work safer and easier, allowing you to [...]

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Case IH adds new AFS Connect data-sharing options With AgDNA and several other popular services

Case IH has announced seamless data transfer capabilities between its Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) Connect™ farm management system and six new major service providers, including popular farm management system AgDNA. Users of AFS Connect will have the ability to share their agronomic data from their management portal directly to and from these third-party service providers. [...]

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agBOT Challenge 2018

Producers and sponsors of the agBOT Challenge are challenging innovators to push technology forward in agriculture by competing in the agBOT Challenge 2018. Over the last two years, teams and individuals from coast to coast and everywhere in between have spent time on research and development to create innovative technologies capable of performing tasks in [...]

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Apple Farm Service recognized with Pinnacle Award

Apple Farm Service has been awarded Case IH’s highest honor, the Pinnacle Award, in three categories for 2016. This year Apple Farm Service was awarded this distinguished award for operations, service, and Advanced Farming Systems. The Pinnacle Award is to dealerships that show top level performance in key categories. Apple Farm Service earned their operations [...]

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Give your grain storage system a harvest “report card”

Farmers keep a close eye on the yield monitor as their combines roll across the field. GSI (Grain Systems, Inc.) recommends that growers also monitor their grain storage system during harvest and rate its performance once the season’s over. “Evaluating how well their grain system handled the harvest season, and what improvements may be needed, [...]

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Case IH Patriot 2250 Sprayer

Avoid costly problems in the spring by proper winterizing of your sprayer now

Avoid costly problems in the spring by proper winterizing of your sprayer now It is very likely that you will not be using your sprayer again until next spring. If you want to avoid potential problems and save yourself from frustration and major headaches, you will be wise to give your sprayer a little bit [...]

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brown soybean harvest

Prevent injuries this harvest season: Be aware of common equipment hazards

As we progress through harvest season, consider the hazards associated with agricultural equipment.  Today’s agricultural equipment is powerful, very efficient and versatile in how it can be used. During harvest season a variety of equipment will be used both in the field and at the grain storage facility. In some instances farmers can find themselves [...]

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Getting grain carts ready for harvest

Typically, the combine gets the majority of attention when farmers prepare for harvest. However, performing some pre-season preventive maintenance on grain carts will help ensure they’re ready to roll. Brad Niensteadt, service representative and technology specialist for Kinze Manufacturing, offers the following maintenance tips to help ensure a smoother harvest. Augers – It is important to [...]

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Adam Fennig with Fennig Equipment and Salford discusses tillage tools and cover crops for a video.

Salford Group brings tillage, cover crop seeding options to FSR

A trip down Equipment Ave. at the 2017 Farm Science Review will find a variety of equipment from Salford Group. Adam Fennig of Fennig Equipment gives a walkthrough of the specialized equipment offered by the company, from both the tillage and cover crop seeding aspects. Dave Gunkelman takes us on a walkaround of the BBI [...]

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