A John Deere Publication

Issue: Summer 2024

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Agriculture, Ag Tech

A View from Above

TEN...NINE...EIGHT...a countdown is always thrilling. It leads to an explosion of activity. Agriculture has a rocket on the pad and a countdown is well underway to launching a new era of satellite-driven, functional, system-of-systems digital ag advancements.

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More than Food

From farm to table, this ranch family is improving lives along the way.

More than Food Full Story
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Floating Harvest

Following the call to wild rice.

Floating Harvest Full Story
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Teaming up with Nature

Agroecology helps the desert bloom on this California homestead.

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Babette's Sweet Legacy

New England meets Iceland in this family's handmade skyr.

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Reaching for the Stars

StarWalker Organic Farms shares regenerative story with beef and pork fans nationwide.

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Car Park Produce

RISE Farm is Wichita's first rooftop farm.

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Catering to the Market

Eng family finds success anticipating public demand.

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A World of Spice

Spices laid the foundations of global trade and they're still driving changes today.

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The Man from Muscotah

Jay Armstrong pays forward the lessons he learned from his ancestors.

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Lords of the Manor

Cat-proofing your home.

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Taste of History

Quebec grower says heirloom varieties' flavor can't be matched.

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Spotlight on Sulfur

The missing ingredient in many row crop nutrient plans.

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Stressing Herd Health

Prevent, observe, and adapt to stay ahead in challenging conditions.

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Land of Extremes

1,500 years of tree ring data shows wild climate swings on the prairies.

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Another Important Bee

Leafcutter bees help pollinate seed crops.

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A Yield for the Record Books

Virginia corn grower does it again.

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Life on the run.

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About The Furrow

The Furrow was first established by John Deere Company in 1895 as "A Journal for the American Farmer." The goal of the magazine remains the same - to tell stories that people enjoy reading and provide them with knowledge that they can apply in their operations.

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