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GPS, drones, robots: Precision agriculture transforming food and farming

Thanks to what is known as “precision agriculture,” farmers can now collect precise data about their fields and use that knowledge to customize how they cultivate each square foot. One effect is on yields: precision agriculture allows farmers to extract ...

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Planter preparing tips

5 steps when conducting your last-minute planter checkup: Level the planter in the field, making sure that the toolbar is at the proper height and leveled front-to-rear, perhaps even slightly “tail” down. This allows for the full range of movement of ...

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Efficient Fuel consumption tips

A substantial portion of the costs of operating a farm covers tractor and machinery operation. The recent sharp increase in fuel costs has created an additional incentive to reduce fuel costs and become more efficient in the use of agricultural ...

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Tips for Tractor Operators

Managing Your Tractor Over the years PAMI and AFMRC have evaluated over 600 different pieces of farm equipment that all have one thing in common–they needed a tractor in order to use them. This work has given our project personnel ...

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The 10 Tools You’ll Need the Most in Your Workshop

There’s no such thing as too many tools. But what tools are a must? It all depends on how much you’re doing your own repairs. These are the tools at the top of the list. 1. Quality Air Compressor Buying ...

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What to Check Out on That Used Tractor You Want to Buy

Tires, Body, Appearance If it looks like a well-maintained tractor, it probably is a well-maintained tractor. Dents, bad paint, and bulging or cracked tires mean that a tractor was probably kept outside or misused. Bad tires could cost up to ...

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John Deere Updates 3E Series Compact Utility Tractor Line

Designed and built in Augusta, Ga., the 2015 John Deere 3032E and 3038Ecompact utility tractors feature customer-driven updates for added convenience, comfort and ease of use. The 3E Series models are practical for rural property owners, equine and small-scale livestock operations, landscape contractors and ...

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Vicon: FastBale takes Machine of the Year Award at Sima 2015

Vicon’s revolutionary non-stop round baler/wrapper combination, FastBale, has been voted the winner of the Machine of the Year award in the balers category at the 2015 Sima Show. One of the most prestigious accolades for machinery incorporating innovative technology and ...

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Top 3 equipment buying tips

1. Group buying Buying in groups, also known as alliances of joint ventures, continues to gain popularity as a business concept in farming. Klinefelter says, “It’s where several farmers in same area have gone together to purchase a bigger piece ...

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John Deere Announces Enhancements to Machine Sync & Other ISG Products

Updates include coverage map, guidance line sharing & enhanced 2630 Display functions. John Deere is expanding the functionality of its Machine Sync application beyond just combine-grain cart harvest automation and logistics for 2015. The new Machine Sync features include coverage map ...

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