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Barns & Equipment

Whether using a tiestall, freestall, dry lot or pasture, here are some tips for cow comfort and maintaining farm facilities and equipment.

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I recently dismantled two old wire corn cribs on the farm. We had not used them in over 20 years, and they were starting to show their age. I don’t recall the exact year Dad erected them, but it would have been close to 50 years ago.

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After weeks, months and sometimes years of planning, it is here; you are ready to send cows through the robotic milking system.

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As I get older, my eyesight gets more and more of my attention. I was the only member of my family who never needed corrective eyewear – and because of that, I took my good eyesight for granted.

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Additive manufacturing and 3-D printing have been on the scene for a while now, and yet we keep finding new and exciting uses for it every year.

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Imagine a world where you would be able to meet all of your own energy needs, where you didn’t have to worry about fluctuating fuel prices and the negative impact they have on your farm income.

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As wheel loader technology evolves, manufacturers are developing tools that allow operators to move the machine safely and with enhanced visibility. One standout technology was introduced last year.

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