FARM LIFE NEWS
View From the Cab
Wed Dec 4, 2013 06:52 AM CST

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- Technology in modern farm machinery has never been more advanced than it is today. But even with automatic guidance and computerized rate controllers, the most important aspects of today's self-propelled tractors, sprayers and combines are glass-encased operator stations offering unobstructed views. That's because successful farmers everywhere use the view from their cabs to know not only where they're going, but where they've been.

After all the challenges offered by 2013, DTN View From the Cab farmers Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., and William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., certainly ...

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