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  • Barb Protector (Ralph A. Mark Jr.)

    Handy Devices

    Easy-to-build ideas make your work easier. Readers send in helpful solutions to farm and ranch problems.

  • Guy Schafer (left) with son, Henry, and in-laws, Vicky and Jeff Purdue (Dave Charrlin)

    Loss of Family Member Changes Farm Dynamic

    The unexpected loss of a family member changes the course of this farmer's career.

  • Monarch Tractor says its units cut operating costs by $45 per operating day compared to similarly sized diesel tractors. (Provided by Monarch Tractor)

    Autonomous Tractor

    Monarch Tractor deploys first fully electric, driver-optional smart-farming tractors.

  • Many variables need to be considered when calculating how much nitrogen to apply. (Matthew Wilde)

    Fertilizer Rates

    How to figure fertilizer rates when prices are soaring.

  • Cross the Fence (Ralph Mark Jr.)

    Handy Devices

    Easy-to-build ideas make your work easier. Readers send in helpful solutions to farm and ranch problems.

  • Margaux Ascherl works to define functions where autonomy can replace monotonous tasks that are fatiguing or boring, and that take away from other operations requiring farmer engagement. (Provided by John Deere)

    Deere Automation Interview

    Deere looks to use autonomy to give managers time to focus on what matters most to them.

  • Bailey Family Farm of Xenia, Illinois, thrives on planting continuous soybeans. This year, soybeans make up 80 percent of the family's acres. (Cole Bailey)

    Crop Production

    Here are five tips to counter the challenges of growing soybeans after soybeans.