FARM BLEAT The Christmas Crock-Pot ... or not
It shouldnt have come as a surprise that Godson Reece grabbed the largest present in his stash to open up first during our family Christmas gathering on Sunday.
The surprise for both of us came when ... Posted on 12/24/12 at 4:19 PM
Farm equipment maker Deere & Co. posted a 43 percent fall in first-quarter profit and cut its full-year profit forecast as lower corn prices and weak farm income weighed on demand for agricultural machinery.
Deere’s shares were down 1.9 percent at $90.00 in premarket trading on Feb. 20.
Deere & Co., the world’s largest maker of farm equipment, says it will indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at plants in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas as falling grain prices hurt demand for tractors, harvesters and other agricultural machinery.
A Northwood, N.D., farm couple are among the National Outstanding Young Farmers for 2012. Troy and Bobbi Jo Uglem received the award at the recent National Outstanding Young Farmers Awards Congress in Springdale, Ark.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Precision agriculture is an evolving process that’s going even more high-tech.
Prescription agriculture is just starting, and the technology is reaching down into the food people eat.
That’s the message from an array of scientists and equipment providers, who spoke at the newly-launched Precision Agriculture Summit in Jamestown, N.D.
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