Dan Crummett

Dan Crummett

Dan Crummett has more than 35 years in regional and national agricultural journalism including editing state farm magazines, web-based machinery reporting and has an interest in no-till and conservation tillage. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Oklahoma State Univ.

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Dan Crummett
Ahead of the Curve

Danfoss Power Solutions Tightens the Curve with MultiAxis-Steer

Danish firm makes multi-axis steering easy for OEMs to improve maneuverability and productivity of farm and construction equipment. The system enables tighter turns and high-visibility crabbing.

Significant increases in productivity sometimes come in unexpected and obscure innovations. Case in point: Danfoss Power Solutions’ new MultiAxis-Steer in use on farms across Europe.


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Manufacturer Profile

Yetter Manufacturing Keeps It Simple for Dealers & Customers

Manufacturer relies on dealer network to ensure relationships with customers stay strong and needs are met.

Born in the early days of the Great Depression with an idea to improve efficiency of the period’s steel-wheeled tractors, Yetter Manufacturing Co. Inc., has survived and thrived for more than 90 years by identifying problems and building solutions for its farmer customers.


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Manufacturer Profile

Montag Emerges as Major Precision Applicator Developer

Iowa equipment builder experiences rapid growth and industry status with precision metering systems and equipment aimed at making agriculture a solution to environmental concerns.
Anthony Montag, CEO of Montag Mfg. Inc., is convinced agriculture offers the solution to many of the public’s environmental concerns about soil and water quality, and says a growing number of farmers are eagerly changing their methods to do their part.


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Business Technology Special Report

Fleet Management Data Offers Bottom-Line Boosting Opportunities

Digitally tracking vehicles and machinery has come a long way from a ‘location-only’ tool to a data collection system to boost service department efficiency, as well as sales and business opportunities.
For years farm equipment dealers have been streamlining their service departments with digital systems for monitoring work orders and service fleets, but with today’s move to increasingly-integrated software, many dealerships are seeing similar efficiencies emerging at the parts counter and in the sales department. 


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Manufacturer Spotlight

Farm Shop Sprayer Project Launches Major Sprayer Company

Minnesota farmer Verlyn Fast’s idea for a flat-fold farm sprayer in 1990 sparked today’s Fast Ag Solutions and more than 30 years of growth in building durable, dependable sprayers and applicators.

What began with Verlyn Fast’s idea for a 60-foot flat-fold farm sprayer in 1990 spawned a manufacturing company that has matured into a major player in the North American ag sprayer and liquid fertilizer applicator market. 


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