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RANTOUL, Ill. — Fifty years ago, in 1971, the Nasdaq stock index debuted, Disney World opened, cigarette advertising on television ended and the voting age in the U.S. was lowered to 18. Of greater interest to tractor enthusiasts: The trend to repower tractors grew.

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If twine types defined the timeline of my life, I began my farming career in the sisal-twine era and ended it during the polypropylene dynasty. My first round baler had a manual twine-delivery arm that was activated from the tractor seat. Sisal twine was required as the operator pulled a heavier rope that guided a cylindrical twine tube holding the fibrous twine end over the middle of the completed bale. The last remnant of hay was inhaled by the baler as it rolled to a stop over the row.

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Carbon sequestration practices, such as no-till farming, can allow producers to create carbon credits and enter into contracts with aggregator…

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SEYMOUR, Iowa — Ray Cook isn’t sure who has more miles on the motor — him or the 1946 Farmall B his father purchased two months after his birth.

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On Monday morning, we lost a very special person in our Itasca County community. The call came in at 8:30 AM. There had been a traffic acciden…

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Robert Jacob Jamsa, age 93, of Brocket, ND, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at his daughter’s home in Grand Rapids, MN. He was surrounded…