What went down while you were resting up this weekend? Find out all the latest happening in the Ag industry by reading the Hot Topics in Ag below! California Drought Spreads A third of California is now in the worst state of drought classified by the U.S. Drought Monitor, with the “exceptional drought” designation expanding to 33 percent late last week from the 25 percent recorded … Continue reading Hot Topics in Ag
Take a look at this helpful video we found on The Farmer’s Life Blog by Brian Scott on how to change combine heads for different crops. This is especially helpful for those who want as little downtime as possible and are harvesting multiple crops. Check it out: Continue reading Changing a Combine Head for Different Crops
- Fastline Publications has released their survey of large acreage Farmers about their mobile device usage. The study found that 25 percent of use social media during their operations. Additionally, the top two uses of a smartphone while operating agriculture equipment are “talking on the phone” (74.62%) and “weather” (73.08%). To see the full results, download the full report here: www.Fastline.com/Report1.
- According to Brownfield Ag news, the finish line is in sight for our Farmers. 84 percent of corn is harvested this year, compared to 97 percent at this time last year. 91 percent of soybeans have been harvested, compared to 95 percent last year. Winter wheat is also on good track, with Continue reading “Hot Topics in Ag”
For the past few months, Fastline has been running their 35 Year Anniversary Giveaway where those who enter can win $5000 towards equipment from a Fastline advertiser! We are so excited to see the participation in this giveaway, and we are even more excited to announce our first two winners!! Fastline would like to congratulate Bob Frenock of Toledo, OR and Mike Bristol of Edmond, OK … Continue reading The Lucky Ones – Our First Two Contest Winners!
All too often, Farmers receive more flak for what they are doing wrong or not well enough, rather than what they are doing right. We’re here to share two stories of how Farmers continue to help out their community, especially for those in need. Fallen Farmer When David Fiege was suddenly and tragically killed in a farm accident a little over a week ago, his … Continue reading A Helping Hand – When Farmers Step In