Category: Farm News

Deere Reports Lower Third Quarter Earnings

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Moline based Deere & Company is reporting lower quarterly earnings because of agriculture’s soft global economy. The low sales of farming machinery caused the company’s income to slip in the third quarter. Net income came in at a reported $488.8…

Checking In On Mercer County Crops

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Could be a bin buster this harvest season in Mercer County, according to one local producer. With the exception of one damaging storm in mid-July, growing degree days and overnight rain have been just about perfect….. Chad Bell farms near…