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Wisconsin Weighs in on Big Equipment
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:53 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farm equipment keeps getting bigger and that's creating hefty issues not only for farmers who have to transport and store their machinery, but also for state and county roads departments and law enforcement officials. Public road and bridge issues are emerging as equipment gets taller and heavier.

With this in mind, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation along with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) worked together on the Implements of Husbandry (IoH) study group. The group was made up of 20 people representing various transportation and farm organizations, equipment manufacturers, law enforcement, local ...

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