SEGMENT: FARMING METHODS

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SEGMENT: FARMING METHODS,

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FARMING METHODS
anhydrous and H-three are being sprayed using an '85 Cat and 46 foot applicator. 210 pounds anhydrous is being put on with a guiding system to prevent overlap. Corn is being planted behind him also using a guiding system so planting is done inbetween rows of anhydrous so it doesn't get planted too deep. Used to have to go over the ground four or five times to get discs deep enough, created a lot of dust. Tracks on tractor keeps compaction. They use GPS in the tractor. The equipment folds up twice so it can travel on the road.
LIVESTOCK
Started raising four or five thoroughbreds in 1991-1992 to race them. There are three races