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Tips for making the most of your day in the tractor cab

  Been asked in the past by some of my Twitter followers about how I set things up in my tractor cab to make things go a little easier everyday. In the past I have been the guy that never gets to drive a tractor since I am the lowest guy on the seniority scale.…

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Assiniboine River Flood of 2011

2011 was a record year for flooding in the Assiniboine River Valley, an unprecedented snowpack in Saskatchewan combined with untimely rains made for 52,000 cfs of water arriving at Portage la Prairie. But that was more than the dikes downstream and the Portage Diversion were designed to handle. After causing devastation in cities like Minot…

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Auction Sales Season Starts NOW ! !

The Winter is always a slow season for farm auctions in Western Canada. Snow, Blizzards and -40C tend to limit attendance and enthusiasm for good reason. But the winter is the time to sit in your office and find those items you need/want/wish for at the April rush of auction sales. Today there are over…

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How To Read Ag Talk Chat Forums.

If you are a farmer and an information junkie, there is one tool that should be second nature to you.  An RSS Reader Google Reader is the grand daddy of them all, but they shocked the industry last month when they said they were shutting down this great service that so many people depended on.…

Allis Chalmers 190 and 200 at work

Restoring Some Old Allis Chalmers Tractors

Over the past couple years we have done some work fixing up some old Allis Chalmers tractors that we use nearly everyday. They are fantastic yard tractors, very nimble and maneuverable while being very economical to run. I never got why people want a John Deere 4020 so badly, after growing up on Allis Chalmers…

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Who in their right mind wants a Jack Russell Terrier?

After being around Jack Russell Terriers all my married life, this “pup” is quite the handful. They definitely have a mind of their own and are very protective, but they need an attitude adjustment once in a while. I think the issue is they think they are “people” Anybody else have one? They are good…