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December 12, 2019
Frozen DEF in your trucks or farm equipment shouldn't be a concern. The product can freeze and thaw without hurting performance. Equipment is engineered to handle it, too. This article addresses the specifics of DEF in cold winter temperatures.
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October 22, 2019
Plugged fuel filters on combines, tractors or trucks can rob valuable time during harvest. Installing or replacing fuel filters on storage tanks is a great way to ensure smooth operations during harvest. Tank filters cost less, too.
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October 15, 2019
The Illinois Department of Agriculture has announced additional label restrictions for the use of approved dicamba formulations in dicamba-tolerant soybeans for the 2020 growing season.
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October 10, 2019
FS InVISION™ DairySelect™ has received two finalist spots in the 36th Annual World Forage Analysis Superbowl, to be held in Madison, Wisconsin. Insight FS customers, Randy and Judy Acker of Acker Farms in Middleton, Wisconsin, and Kyle Levetzow of Model Dairy Farms in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, will compete Wednesday, October 2, in the standard corn silage category.
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October 07, 2019
The 2019 World Forage Analysis Superbowl winners were announced Wednesday, October 2, during the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.
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September 13, 2019
Sludge-forming oil oxidation occurs when oil reacts with oxygen. It occurs more rapidly at high temperatures and in the presence of water, acids, or catalysts such as copper. Today's modern engines run at higher temperatures and can contribute to oil oxidation and ultimately sludge formation. But how do you know?
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August 14, 2019
Contamination is the biggest concern with using DEF and the source is usually related to storage or handling practices. This article outlines best practices for storing and handling DEF.
July 30, 2019
With the onset of cold weather and increased grain drying due to late planting, propane demand this fall may be higher than we have seen in recent years. Filling propane tanks during summer fill programs is highly recommended.
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June 24, 2019
Stored grains are a farmer’s most valuable asset. Any damage to them and it is lost profit. Therefore, protecting them to preserve grain quality is critical until they go to market.
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June 13, 2019
The extended date increases the usefulness of labeled dicamba products in this abnormal season, and judicious use and care should be taken to reduce off-target movement potential. Weather conditions must be monitored very closely.