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Robotic Farm Hands Assist Farmers

posted on July 18, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Robotic Farm Hands Assist Farmers
New developments in robotics help fruit and vegetable farmers. Full Story

Harold Brock - Designer of the Ford 9n

posted on May 20, 2011 at 4:05 PM

Harold Brock - Designer of the Ford 9n
More than 75 years ago Harold Brock began building farm machinery that resulted in the production of iconic American tractors. Full Story

Deere 2Q Profit rises on Improving Farm, Construction Equipment Sales

posted on May 21, 2010 at 5:05 PM

Deere & Co said Wednesday that its second-quarter profit jumped 16 percent as sales of farm and construction equipment improved, so the maker of iconic green and yellow machinery raised its outlook for the second time this year. Full Story

North Dakota Agricultural Machinery President Sells Equipment in Former Soviet Union

posted on January 18, 2008 at 8:01 PM

FARGO, N.D - Howard Dahl is making another trip to the former Soviet Union this month to pitch his North Dakota-made farm machinery - his 50th such sojourn since the country's collapse in 1991. Full Story

Used Machinery is a Hot Item at Auctions

posted on August 19, 2005 at 8:08 PM

Used Machinery is a Hot Item at Auctions
Farm auctions are engrained in the culture of rural America. They are social events for farmers, as well as a way for them to buy and sell used equipment. While used machinery at auctions saves farmers money, in recent years, prices have... Full Story

Apple Of My Machine's eye

posted on October 4, 2002 at 8:10 PM

The USDA is developing "machine-vision" systems to detect contamination in foods the human can't see. The system would prevent E. coli 0157:H7 from tainting apple cider and other juices made from apples. Full Story

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