Monthly Archives: December 2012

Drought humbles the Mighty Mississippi

The 2012 drought has already wreaked havoc on the agriculture industry and shows no signs of stopping. Now, the industry prepares for another drought-inflicted blow. Due to the decrease in rainfall over the past year, the Mississippi River is on the verge of shutting down for nearly 200 miles spanning from Cairo, Ill. to St. […]

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Last chance to take advantage of Section 179

Tax incentives that allow for generous savings on the purchase of new and used equipment will end January 1, 2013. Capitol Hill Source: http://www.geoglance.com/photos/DC/1/capitol-hill As the year comes to an end, so does the ability to take advantage of the increased tax credit offered by Section 179. The stimulus acts have greatly expanded the limits […]

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Get out your woolly socks and sweaters; it’s going to be a cold one

A time honored tradition for many, predicting the coming winter’s forecast using woolly worms or persimmon seeds has been around for years. The woolly worm is thought to predict the harshness of the coming winter based on the thickness of the insect’s middle band. Black bands on both ends of the woolly worm are connected […]

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