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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wed Dec 5, 2012 10:55 AM CST

One of the perks for journalists is being able to occasionally peek behind the curtain and see things before they are presented to the public. In my case, "things" most often are new farm machines and devices. I love going to product introductions and seeing equipment that even dealers haven't seen yet. Call me a geek, but it's always a kick.

This year, I was privileged to serve as one of nine judges for a new awards program: The Gold and Silver Awards, which are a collaboration of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) and the Association ...

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