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Machinery Chatter
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Tue Dec 9, 2014 04:13 PM CST

People of a certain age -- OK, MY age -- may have culture shock over all the newfangled, internet-based ways of accomplishing tasks that used to require shoe leather and face-to-face conversations. Shopping used to require a trip to the store; communicating used to require at the very least a trip to the phone, if not a personal conversation or post office visit. (No telegraph jokes, please.) And financing your farm operation required time spent with the banker. Or bankers.

Welcome to the brave new world of internet farm funding. You may have heard of crowdsourcing, where project owners or ...

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