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April 25, 2012

All farmers love tools. What is your favorite?

HayTalk on Equipment, Tools & Accessories Equipment, Tools & Accessories Raising hay requires equipment. All kinds of equipment. And tools! This HayTalk shares thoughts and opinions on equipment and tool for 2012 and favorites amongst farmers and ranchers.

March 5, 2012

What happened at the 2012 Commodity Classic? Social media gives a glimpse.

There were ~1,500 tweets with ~400 links (photos, lots of photos!) and many comments on the food, entertainment, and the people. Snapshots of the tweets (March 1, March 2, & March 3) offer a view into what 311 tweeters thought of #Classic12.

February 29, 2012

Thee is a narrow window of time in the spring to setup a farm's crops. Miss the window and the operation can take a financial and personal hit.

Spring Planning on Farm
Spring Planning on Farm Spring is almost here and that means getting ready for a season change on the farm. Planting, juggling staff, readying new equipment are some of the activities that need to get done. And the weather? This AgChat convo shares what farmers and ranchers are doing to get ready for spring.

January 10, 2012

Using models can help people understand how farming equipment is used to grow food.

Warren Seely shares how and why he builds working model tractors with Legos. The why is very insightful: a working Lego model tractor will not hurt you when explaining how a tractor works. Warren also uses the Lego models to explain mint and potato harvesting.