Category Archives: Fun on the Farm

3 Things to do before the end of 2013

Freezing temperatures and snowy weather are in full force now, and the shortest day of the year is just around the corner! All the signs of the year’s end are here and the holiday season is underway. As the year wraps up, we have a list of things for you to check out before the […]

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Top reasons we are thankful for farmers

This year is flying by, and it is already time for Thanksgiving! To help you get in the mood for the holiday we would like to share this infographic from Farm and Dairy, “10 Reasons to Thank a Farmer”. We would like to take an extra moment to thank all of the hard working farmers […]

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Apache owner builds remote control model of his sprayer

Nathan Rowings, Apache AS710 owner, has a unique way of showing his appreciation for his sprayer. He started building an identical model of his Apache sprayer. After four years of intense detailed work, he brought his finished product to be placed on display at the National Toy Truck ‘N Construction Show in Indianapolis. “When I […]

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With drones, the sky is the limit

Technology in agriculture is soaring high with precision in mind. Drones are quickly becoming the future in precision agriculture. Their light weight design and ability to quickly gather data make drones an increasingly popular topic in precision farming technology. Some of the applications for drones in precision agriculture include monitoring plant health, nutrient and water […]

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There’s an app for that

As the world of apps continues to grow, the vast number of options can quickly become overwhelming. Whether you are trying to calculate ratios for mixing chemicals, monitor field conditions or simply checking the weather, there is an app for that. The vast number of apps available for agriculture allows for many options, but with […]

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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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Apache owner building remote control AS710 model

Nathan Rowings (far right) shows off what will soon be his hydraulically-powered remote control Apache AS710 to employees at Equipment Technologies. Nathan Rowings, an Apache AS710 sprayer owner from Greencastle, Indiana, has taken his appreciation of Apache sprayers to a whole new level. For the past three years, Rowings has been in the process of […]

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