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Tue Mar 4, 2014 07:15 AM CST

When David Templeton II goes to the field to spray, he only needs one vehicle to do the job of mixing.

Templeton, who farms with his father, David Sr., and brother, Brad, in Covington, Tenn., repurposed a 42-foot step-deck trailer into a portable mixing station.

TIME-CONSUMING TASK

In the past, he'd load bulk tanks in pickup trucks and pull mixing and water tanks in tow. When he ran out of water, he'd go back and load up again. It took two men just to haul water to the sprayer.

These days, ...

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