NEWS
Machinery Chatter
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wed Oct 9, 2013 10:33 AM CDT

There was a moment on a high trail in Wyoming's Big Horn Mountains when the new Yamaha 2014 Viking side-by-side I was driving hit a sizable rock -- hard enough that the back of the Viking pitched to the right.

But I didn't feel a jarring hit. The front suspension sucked up the impact. And more, none of the energy from that hit was transferred up through the steering wheel to my hands. I didn't lose control of the Viking, not even for a second.

In the interest of full disclosure, Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, invited a group of journalists ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
The Need for Speed
A Machine Shed's Second Life
Used Equipment Prices to Fall?
Another Headwind for Drones
Tools Apply Inputs With Precision
Russ' Vintage Iron
A Shop Divided
Polaris Combat Vehicle
One of THOSE Days
It's a Small World