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Corn is corn, right?

I am always fascinated by the speed in which technology continues to evolve. Think back to the first cellular phone you owned (and by that,...

Combine, tractor sales remain slow

I haven’t had the opportunity to stop by any dealerships lately, but I would imagine that if you are in the market for some new...

The pride of ownership

I’d like to share an experience I had recently that brought a ray of sunshine to me in an otherwise gloomy period. And it all...

Try JASMOS at your next informal gathering

Most of us like to learn new terminology; new words that we can use on our friends to show them that we’re up on the...

Making your farming decisions more “Granular”

The larger and more complicated farming operations become the more challenging they are to manage. That’s a truism if I ever heard one, but it...

Tractor, combine sales continue soft

Large horsepower tractor and combine sales continue to lag, not only in the U.S. but worldwide, according to a couple of news reports that crossed...

The importance of communication

Ever had one of those days in which you didn’t think anyone was listening? With two pre-teen children, I get that feeling more often. For...

Agricultural economy: down, but not out

The recent downturn in the agricultural economy continues to have a reverberating impact on associated businesses – most notably agricultural equipment. Of course, nothing is...

Ideas that hit the big time

In my career, I have had the pleasure of meeting producers from all over North America (and even some from other parts of the world)....

Reliance on a thin, little cable

There is a video I watched recently of a comedian lamenting the fact that today’s technology is wasted on an ungrateful generation. Of course, he’s...