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ON THE FARM: A BOUNTIFUL HARVEST OF DATA

Farmers and entrepreneurs are starting to compete with agribusiness giants over the newest commodity being harvested on U.S. farms – one measured in bytes, not bushels, the Wall Street Journal reports. Startups including Farmobile LLC, Granular Inc. and Grower Information Services Cooperative are developing computer systems that will enable farmers to capture data streaming from… read more

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IMPLEMENT SALES DOWN

Retail sales of large farm equipment in the U.S. and Canada continued to unravel.  The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says 2WD tractors sales are off 11%; 4WD tractors off 37%; and combines off 24% in August.

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