NEWS
Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri May 17, 2013 02:26 PM CDT

A few years ago, I heard of an Alberta farmer who was found pinned between the engine of his combine and the grain tank. I believe it was an older Massey combine, one in which I am very familiar. I used to reach down to check the fuel pump and it was very tight quarters. So when I heard that this farmer had got stuck in there, I really knew how horrible it must be.

Little did I know the Alberta farmer was 83 years old.

When I heard of his age, I felt bad. Nobody likes to see an ...

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
Under the Agridome: Shaw
View From the Cab
Ag Runoff Targeted
Crop Tech Corner
Arctic Blast Worries Wheat Growers
Farm Groups Agree on Big Data
View From the Cab
GE Potato Gets USDA OK
All Roughed Up
View From the Cab