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Today, we have Dee Dee H. on the website. Dee Dee is also known to many as "The Shoe Lady." While she may not seem like a farm gal at first glance, what she does makes a huge difference in the agriculture world, specifically beyond the United States borders. Dee Dee is the Shoe Program Direc…

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For those who live in the country weathervanes are a common sight, providing farmers and ranchers with valuable information about the current weather conditions and helping those old hands to predict storms and other rough weather to come. For those who live in more urban areas, weathervanes…

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Over the last couple of weeks I have had the opportunity to connect with a couple of women about their experiences running a farm. These aren't just any female farmers, these are women who share one thing in common: they are widowed. 

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Emily Schmitt, general counsel for Sheffield, Iowa-based Sukup and the daughter of Sukup CFO Steve Sukup and granddaughter of company founders Eugene and Mark Sukup, joined the family business after graduating from law school. 

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The National Finals Rodeo, which was held in Las Vegas, just finished for the year. My family and I haven’t gone in quite a few years. It always seems like this time of year is hard to get away from the ranch with feeding and cold temperatures. I was thinking about my last work trip there an…

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When machinery breaks down it can be extremely expensive to fix; however, if the breakdown occurs during a season when you need it the most, it’s going to cost much more than time and money to fix. This is why Pink Tractor is giving you the list of tips to help with any possible breakdowns i…

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Hi there. Jolene Brown here. You can tell by the setting and the sounds that the seasons on the Brown farm have certainly changed. And that means the marathon of harvest has just begun. In my over four decades of being married to my farming husband I have learned something and that is, durin…

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Although we want to do it all, we female farmers have a hard time trying to place more eggs in our basket when it comes to our own farming operation. In other words, we tend to spread ourselves a little thin when taking on more responsibility on the farm. Darcy Lipskey came pretty close to c…

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Philippa Joblin, Pip, went from an office job in an insurance company, to Ruapuna in the South Island to help her sister and brother in-law on their farm. Find out more on how she discovered the Chainless bale feeder after jumping in head first here or watch the video connected in the link. 

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Three seasons ago, Sarah Salsbury from Whitetail Montana purchased her first Hustler Chainless X5000 round and square bale feeder. She wasn't impressed with the way her dad's bale processor chopped the hay. We caught up with her recently to see how it was going. Read her full story HERE, or …

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"Hi there! Jolene Brown here. It is summertime here on the brown farm and everything is on the grow. The crops and the critters, the lawns and the gardens... But you know we need them to grow because we want a certain outcome at the end. I found that the same is true as I work with some real…

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Between 2015 and 2020, there will be an average of 57,900 annual openings for graduates with bachelor's degrees in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources or the environment, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Purdue University.

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Pictured above is Desirae Heideman with her DJI Matrices 100 with the smart farming package by Precision Hawk that includes a normal camera and a multispectral camera to look at plant health, weather damage and more.

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Leaders are typically pictured as the people in the front of the room. The ones with the most persuasion in their voice or charisma are natural fits for the American cultural ideal of leadership. However, leadership can also take another form in that of the leader working alongside others to…

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Running a farm is tough work. Running a business is tough work. Combine the two and you have a lot on your plate. When you are running a farm business, you may need more employees than just you! When it comes to farm employees, whether they are family or not, it's important to have some rule…