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  • The drum test applies loads up to 50,000 pounds on tires, while exposing them to rubber-aging ozone to simulate damage from sunlight. (Photo courtesy of Firestone)

    Machinery Chatter

    The Firestone Farm Tire Test Center in Ohio tortures tires so there's less chance of a failure in a farmer's field. Downtime due to tire failure may cost a producer $570 per hour in lost yield, so here are some tips to extend the life of your tires.

  • With a bit of planning, a chicken house became 690 square feet of maintenance space. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer photo by Bob Elbert)

    America's Best Shops

    A 60-year-old chicken house is transformed into space for small equipment and after-work sparring.

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