Storing Profits on the Farm

Expanding your grain storage and handling facilities can improve your bottom line.

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Preserving a Farm’s Beauty in North Carolina’s Big Sandy Mush

How one couple restored a bucolic farmstead and realized a dream.

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A Family Farm in the Economic Sweet Spot

Consistent size of farm and herd helps the Fontaines keep a tight grip on quality control, which pays off financially too.

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Farm Succession: A Case Study

The Heusinkvelds created a road map for succession in their multi-generation operation.

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A FarmLife Special Report: Passing on the Farm

Succession planning transfers land, operations and the legacy of your farm. Are you ready?

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Exporting Forage: Barr-Ag Is In Its “Hay Day”

Barry Schmitt got in early exporting forage to Asia. Now he sees even greater potential in China, and the prospect of creating a business that will last generations.

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Field Test: Heavy-Duty Utility Tractors

The new Massey Ferguson® 4700 Series of tractors is quite possibly the most rigorously tested tractor in AGCO history. Engineers and farmers put the series through its paces in some 36,000 hours of testing in oftentimes brutal conditions, in locales as far-flung as southern Zambia, Brazil, Turkey, China and the desert heat of Arizona.

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Tale of the Tape: Drip Irrigation Tests in Field Crops

Does subsurface drip irrigation save water in field crops? The answer, it turns out, is complicated.

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Sugar Cane: Hard Work, Sweet Result

Sugar cane is a crop like no other in the U.S.

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Cool Running: Ranching in Alberta’s Cow Country

Three ranchers explain why horses work better than quads, it’s better to let nature run its course and bigger isn’t always better.

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