Farm equipment


  • Thursday, March 13, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A wet fall harvest and a cold winter might make conditions especially dangerous for grain producers emptying grain bins to fulfill commodity contracts and prepare for wheat harvest.
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  • Thursday, January 30, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – For centuries, farmers have braved the elements to walk their land to check for problems ranging from wind damage and calving cows to pests and predators.
  • Friday, August 16, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– A University of Missouri class lets students learn firsthand about agriculture in other parts of the world.
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Advanced planting technologies can reduce labor, seed and other input costs, and increase profits, says a University of Missouri Extension cereal crops specialist.
  • Friday, April 26, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – There is a simple, inexpensive way to reduce errors in herbicide applications and limit off-target chemical drift, says a University of Missouri Extension weed management specialist.
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  • Wednesday, April 17, 2013
    SHELBINA, Mo. – It was like any other day in the 40-plus years that Kent Blades had been farming.  A lifelong Monroe County farmer, Blades was driving from one part of the farm to another when a semi-truck passed him and struck his John Deere open-station 5520 tractor as he was making a left turn.
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