Great big happy birthday wishes from TractorView! Hope you had a great day Nik Nik

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Harvest 2010 is finally in full swing and we are hoping for a couple of weeks of sunshine. To say the dust is flying would be an understatement. The canola that has been swathed and rained on for over a month is turning to powder after going through the combine,its OK with me so long as it stays dry!

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I am very thankful to accept an appointment to the Futures Form Task Force for the Canadian Real Estate Association. This role is one which I am very excited to take on as it involves input and development of a social media strategy, facilitation of virtual conversations amongst members, and engagement of younger, technologically proficient leadership in dialoge regarding the future needs of consumers. If it is possible to have a task force line up with all of my passions this one is it! Thank y

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Just a short video reviewing the new 11" MacBook Air which I have added to my John Deere field office. I have been very happy using this new Air and although it will not replace my iPad it does have some advantages.

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Just another day chasing geese off of the Barley! Man I hope we get the weekend heat so we can combine soon!

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Wecome back to Tractorview for the 2011 growing season. Just a short blog about the market conditions around Drumheller this spring and an update on the farm seeding progress.

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Just for Victor Lund in CA and because boredom has overcome me on this "feels like -49 day"!

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Just a short video of a farm boy in love with his new truck. I can't think of anything that Ford could have done better with this 2011 F150 it makes me smile everyday I get in it to commute to the office or to the field!

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Taking a short exterior preview of the new John Deere S-Series Combine at Evergreen Equipment in Drumheller. This massive S690 has a lot of design and performance changes I hope to be able to do both a field test and review the interior in future posts. All I have to say is WOW I can't wait to see this thing in action!

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I call acreages "boomerang" sales all to often once I find an acreage for a client they turn around and want to sell it just as fast. The usual reason is that they underestimated all the extra work and maintenance. So I have decided run a series on the extra jobs around my farm and maintaining an acreage. If you still want to buy an acreage after watching this series check out my listings at

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Cloud storage has been getting a lot of buzz again probably a result of the soon to be released iCloud. However even in the absence of iCloud there are so many great cloud computing options I just wanted to remind my farm followers of the importance of getting all of your documents online for access from the tractor or combine.

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