Tag: farming

Precision Decision

Precision Decision via thefarmerslife.com

We use precision ag technology in all of our field operations including planting, tillage, fertilizing, and harvest. Precision agriculture begins with the use of GPS.  Our equipment is guided through fields via satellite signals with pinpoint accuracy. The tractors drive themselves in perfectly spaced, repeatable paths across the farm. That is pretty cool on its […]

John Deere 4630 at Work

4630 Snow

Regular readers are sure to have spied shots of the John Deere 4630 we picked up last summer at auction.  To date all you’ve seen are still pictures of the tractor in the shop getting cleaned up or tuned up, and maybe a few shots of it running an auger to load corn.  You may […]

How a Farmland Auction Works

Dad, Grandpa, my wife, and I went to a farm auction tonight.  We didn’t purchase the farm, but I thought I’d do a quick rundown of the auction process for all of you readers. Farm land auctions work a little bit differently than a normal auction.  As you can see there are two tracts for […]

2012 in review

Happy New Year and thanks to everyone who has visited this blog in 2012!  Here’s a rundown of some stats provided by WordPress.  I had more than double the traffic here than I did in 2011.  Let’s see if we can double it again in 2013!  Thanks again for reading, commenting, sharing, and subscribing.  See […]

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