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Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:02 PM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- In earlier days, farming on the American frontier meant breaking prairie sod with a horse-drawn plow. That's why horses remain a true measure of power in the field. These days, newfangled plow horses fed on diesel fuel turn soil once homesteaded by the pioneers.

But even as some modern farmers still embrace the plow, a new breed of American ploughman is learning to just say "no" -- part of the time.

That's the way it was last week for William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., and Kane Bercaw of Union ...

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