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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:58 PM CDT

Every once in a while we humans feel the need to "toot our own horn," as my mother used to say. We naturally want other people to acknowledge we are doing a good job and are making our mark in the world. Much of the time, Mom warned against this behavior, calling it "boasting." But sometimes, she thought, it is a necessary exercise, especially when important good work is overlooked or taken for granted. Then, a little horn toot is good for both the tooter and the hearer.

That's what the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) did recently when it ...

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