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  • New Handle for an Old Bucket (Ray E. Watkins Jr.)

    Handy Devices

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

  • Blower Light (Ray E. Watkins Jr.)

    Handy Devices

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

  • Nebraska rancher Shelly Kelly says the Ranger SP 570 proved quite capable of handling the sandy hills where her cattle roam. (Joel Reichenberger)

    Field-Tested Polaris SP 570 UTV

    A pair of green combines drone on in the field in front of Shelly Kelly's ranch house, in Custer County, Nebraska, but the pickup truck kicking up dust as it heads up her driveway isn't coming to refill a water jug or report the yield.

  • Taylor Nelson evaluates and incorporates cutting-edge technologies on Nelson Farms, which is 9,000 acres, with a large, modern grain-handling facility. (Joel Reichenberger)

    America's Best Young Farmers and Ranchers

    Taylor Nelson searches for efficiencies and repeatable results as the family farm moves through its fifth generation.

  • After years of renting land from others, Roger Smith purchased his first piece of ground three years ago. He says it gives him a great feeling to work ground of his own. (Joel Reichenberger)

    America's Best Young Farmers and Ranchers

    Roger Smith finds fairness and "doing people right" goes a long way toward building a successful business.

  • Sam Sparks III produces irrigated cotton, sugarcane, corn and specialty crops on SRS Farms along the Rio Grande River. (Joel Reichenberger)

    America's Best Young Farmers and Ranchers

    Sam Sparks III Rio Grande Valley farm thrives on business with Mexico.

  • Farmers will travel 50 miles or more to these 17 new, expanding and proposed soybean-crushing plants, which will add 564 million bushels of soybean crush capacity by 2026. (Barry Falkner)

    Soaring Soy Oil Demand

    Soaring demand for soy oil could transform the soybean industry and bring higher commodity prices to farmers.