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First Look: Agco to rollout Challenger 1000

First Look: Agco to rollout Challenger 1000

A new tractor family By Willie Vogt, Farm Industry News It’s obvious the new Challenger 1000 is a whole-new tractor compared to its siblings. The Fendt-built machines are designed for the North American market, which means no front PTO. Power for these new machines comes from a […]

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How to Get Unstuck Safely

How to Get Unstuck Safely

When I was kid, my dad and uncle farmed a farm that was owned by one of my great-aunts. Everything else they farmed was in the typical rolling hills of eastern Nebraska, but this particular farm was in the bottoms of the nearby Elkhorn River valley. They […]

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July Quotes

Machinery Scope has unique programs to cover your used Ag equipment. The “MS New” gives you coverage options for equipment still within the manufacturers base warranty. Out of base warranty? No problem, our “MS Used” covers equipment 1-7 years old.

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IS IT TIME TO SPLIT UP THE FARM?

IS IT TIME TO SPLIT UP THE FARM?

CAN THEIR PROBLEM BE SOLVED? By Myron Friesen Successful Farming Staff http://www.agriculture.com/content/is-it-time-to-split-up-the-farm HOW DO BROTHERS WHO HAVE ACCUMULATED A SIZABLE OPERATION PASS ON THE FARM WHEN THEY ARE NO LONGER TALKING AND THEIR CHILDREN HAVE DIFFERENT FARMING INTERESTS? THE PROBLEM: Submitted by R.R. in Illinois My brother and […]

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New mid-range tractors launched

By Willie Vogt, Farm Industry News http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-mid-range-tractors-launched Massey Ferguson fires up the 5700SL series, which includes three models, and a range of enhanced cab features in the Deluxe version. It’s part of the company’s new global tractor lineup. Massey Ferguson is rolling out the 5700 series which […]

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The Value of an Independent Third Party Appraisal

(From a Local Dealers Perspective) By Patrick Wolf Transitioning the farm to an LLC? Estate planning? Trying to qualify for a loan? For these situations and many others, your attorney or lender may request that a professional equipment appraisal be completed as part of the process.   […]

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How’s it Going? Good, Ag Barometer Says

How’s it Going? Good, Ag Barometer Says

Price Rally Helps Farmers’ Sentiment By Mike McGinnis http://www.agriculture.com/content/hows-it-going-good-ag-barometer-says DES MOINES, Iowa —Farmers always ask one another, “How are things going?” Well, now there might be an answer to that question supplied by a new Ag Economy Barometer released Tuesday. The barometer is made up of an […]

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Story of a Young Iowa Farmer

Story of a Young Iowa Farmer

Machinery Pete By: Greg Peterson, AgWeb.com http://www.agweb.com/blog/machinery-pete/story-of-a-young-iowa-farmer/ Apr 20, 2016 America is an amazing place. Problems? Plenty. Too many to list. But still, the land of the free. The land of opportunity. Got an idea? Want to give it a try? Roll up your sleeves and go […]

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What Used Equipment Has Bucked Lower Price Trends?

What Used Equipment Has Bucked Lower Price Trends?

By Ben Potter, AgWeb Social Media and Innovation Editor Greg “Machinery Pete” Peterson has been tracking used farm equipment auction prices for more than 26 years. He does a fair amount of trend-spotting and says it isn’t hard to spot the latest trend – used values have […]

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