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Machinery Chatter
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:17 AM CDT

Farm equipment is get larger and larger; there is no question about this. I remember visiting with a farmer several years and he was complaining his combine just about didn't fit in his older machinery shed.

He was afraid the next combine would not fit in the shed as the current one had just barely cleared the rafters. I asked him what he would do the next time he trades combines.

Either not get another combine that was any taller or build a new shed and neither option is very cheap, he responded. I believe he was half-joking but also ...

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