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User Picture Jaci Hickey
  • 360
  • Oklahoma

John Deere Strike

 
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https://abcnews.go.com/Business/john-deere-workers-vote-contract-strike-leads-major/story?id=80901513

 

"Members of the United Auto Workers Union are set to vote Tuesday on a tentative agreement that would end the ongoing strike of more than 10,000 John Deere workers."

 

What ar…

User Picture Doug Edge
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  • Pendleton, Indiana

Equipment Shortages

 
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With Deere on strike and other supply chain issues how bad do you think things might get?  Do you consider changing brands?  Used market is on fire and I don't want to overpay.  Is your strategy to maintain what you have until things settle down?  Harvest 2021

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 430
  • Dubuque, IA

The Hands Free Farm Project and the Future of Autonomous Agriculture

 
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Check out the latest Engineering Your Farm podcast where I chat with Jonathan Gill about the Hands Free Farm Project and the future of autonomous agriculture. 86 acres farmed without anyone ever going into the field! 

 

User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 1200
  • Champaign County, Illinois

Tuesday Topic: Harvest - Part 2

 
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Instead of a video, I took a drive to share Harvest in Action here in Central Illinois today. Feel free to share how harvest is shaping up where you are.

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User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 1200
  • Champaign County, Illinois

Tuesday Topic: Harvest - Part 2

 
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1. What are you looking for this fall based on your spring decisions?

2. What are you hoping to see that will help drive your 2022 decisions?

3. Any ideas, yet, of changes/shifts/updates you will make next year based on Fall 2021 harvest?

 

User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 1200
  • Champaign County, Illinois

National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

 
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Good Morning,

This week is National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021! Attached is a link for The National Education Center for Agriculture Safety. There are several activities and events listed!

Farm Safety Week

Be Safe! 

Cheryl

 

User Picture Paul Carter
  • 2300
  • Polk County, Iowa

Harvest timing considerations

 
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What considerations go into your harvest timing plans, especially on when to start?

The article below has some interesting perspectives related to the results of a study comparing early harvest to later harvest at 18 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota.

"A portio…

User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 1200
  • Champaign County, Illinois

Farm Progress Show 2021

 
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Hi TopYield,

This post is a preview to next week's Tuesday TopYield video...Spoiler alert!

What a day! I just got back from the Farm Progress Show, which, is a whopping 40 minutes from my home. I have heard about this show for several years and just never went. Well, I did! Firs…

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 430
  • Dubuque, IA

Preventing and Addressing Soil Compaction

 
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Check out the latest Engineering Your Farm podcast for tips on dealing with soil compaction from Jodi DeJong-Hughes from University of Minnesota Extension. We discuss the role of tillage, tire inflation pressure, how to fix ruts, and using cover crops to improve soil resiliency …