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Massey Ferguson launches higher-powered mid-frame tractors

Massey Ferguson, a brand of Agco, today announced the unveiling of its new 7700 Series mid-frame tractors, a more powerful and enhanced replacement for the 7600 Series launched in 2011.  This five-model series, ranging from 185 to 255 max engine HP, made its debut in Europe. They will have their first showing here in the U.S. at the Farm Progress Show being held next week.

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New Case IH Axial-Flow® 240 Series Combines Offer Powerful, Efficient, All-Day Harvesting

Case IH Axial-Flow® 240 combines will set new levels of productivity and efficiency for 2015

Corn, Soybean Futures Prices Mixed

Ag Market News + Closing Futures Prices Grain, Livestock

GSI Introduces Two Grain Storage Products To Increase Grain Storage Capacity and Harvest Efficiency

New Line of Grain Bins and Versatile Round Tube Chain Conveyor To Debut at 2014 Farm Progress Show

Less Stress For Calves Increases Value

A research analyst with Canfax Research Services says keeping young

Some Farmers Waiting To Harvest Crops

Some farmers in the region are still waiting to get out in their fields to harvest their crops

Massey Ferguson's New 7700 Series Tractors.

Massey Ferguson®, a worldwide brand of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO)

Measuring manure depth in the PEDv era

The Porcine Endemic Diarrhea virus stays viable in stored manure for extended periods of time. In barns that have experienced a PEDv outbreak producers should avoid bringing stored manure back up to surface where it could infect PEDv susceptible pigs.

Did We Miss the Boat on Corn Plant Population in 2014?

One of the speakers at the UI Agronomy Day at Urbana this past week was quoted as saying that corn producers had not planted enough plants this year to take advantage of the good growing conditions.

Farm Progress Show Expands

Farm Progress Show 2014 grows to meet exhibitor demand.

Forage Report – August 18, 2014

With recent rains, forage growth has been excellent. Making dry hay has been quite challenging in August, with lots of baleage being made.

Province Supporting the Infrastructure Needs of Small Communities

Delivering on its Economic Plan to Build Ontario Up by Investing in Infrastructure

Crop Producers Granted More Time to Repay Cash Advances

Western grains and oilseeds producers who have been unable to market their crops due to rail transportation challenges and flooding have been granted more time to repay their 2013 cash advances under the Advance Payments Program (APP).

CFIA Table-4 Requirements Limit Effectiveness of Strategies Designed to Reduce Phosphorus in Swine Manure

A business development specialist for swine with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development says minimum federal requirements for the inclusion of phosphorus in swine rations is limiting the effectiveness of strategies designed to reduce phosphorus levels in swine manure.

Better Water Management Needed To Balance Out Extremes

It's hard to believe that with such a wet spring and early summer that farmers are now asking for a bit of rain.

Purdue Field Day In Southern Indiana To Offer Family Fun, Ag Education

Purdue Extension and the Purdue Agricultural Centers are sponsoring a field day of family fun and agricultural education suited to livestock owners at the Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center in Dubois County.

Foodservice Operations Need To Understand Expiration Dates On Meat And Poultry Packages

As a foodservice provider, documentation and appropriate handling of meat is very important.

Beef Herd Health

Herd Health is absolutely a prime example of the age old adage “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.

Five John Deere Agriculture Management Solutions To Farm With Precision

John Deere offers a full line of agriculture management solutions than range from intuitive displays and receivers aboard agriculture equipment to documentation technologies designed to simplify planning in the office

Glimpse Into Global Demands; Future Of Livestock

U.S. cattle herds at their lowest since the 1950s, the beef supply is low while demand remains strong. This is pushing cattle prices to record highs

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