Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Thu Oct 16, 2014 08:47 AM CDT

When the day doesn't go as planned at harvest, you have to keep plugging away. Just ask Chris Zenker about one day last week.

The previous day had been blue sky perfect for the Zenker family's harvest. The soybeans cut sweet and poured big into the grain carts. Supper in the field was hot and tasty. And a full moon watched placidly as the crew moved equipment for an early start the next day.

But this is North Dakota -- near the tiny town of Gackle, to be precise -- and two consecutive perfect days in October are rare. So ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Polaris Combat Vehicle
It's a Small World
Built for 20 Years Into the Future
Technology of a Winning Game Plan
Vintage Harvest Equipment
Data Drives Smarter Decisions
Chrysler: What's New for 2015
Cattle Chutes on Display at Farm Show
Ag Drones Under Scrutiny