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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!

Read more: John Deere S690 Preview Pt 1

Just a short post questioning why the Rate your REALTOR® proposition did not proceed. I am happy to let the cards fall where they may and move forward in a democratic structure but occasionally I struggle understanding. Feel free to comment or give me your thoughts.

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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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Well better to post late than never! It was a long challenging start to 2013 but I have finally downloaded a few of the videos that I created this spring and have some time to post them. I just wanted to discuss submersing ourselves in technology as REALTORS® if we are going to use it in our business. Challenge yourself know more than the minimum about the tools you are going to apply to your sales business.

Read more: The thing about Technology

I don't want to come across negative toward my fellow industry members however I often hear negative comments about "part time" REALTORS®. I could easily be put in this classification having two full time jobs and I take offence to these comments. Most I my issues are with disorganized or inefficient members, I could care less if they have two or ten jobs as long as they are doing them all well and have systems in place for doing them.

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Just a short video talking about an event that I will be participating in next week in Fort Worth, Texas the Real Estate Expo #REXAnnual. I rarely head to events this time of the year but this one caught my eye with its focus on the business of real estate and an amazing line up of business and thought leading speakers. If you are looking for some motivation going into the summer selling market this looks like it will be worth the time away from the office.

Read more: REX2013 June 2-5

Just some of my initial thoughts on Google+ after giving it a couple weeks of trial during harvest 2011.

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Just a short fit tip on protecting your iPhone. There are many types of waterproof cases, bags and options for use in protecting your device while training however I have found the simple Ziplock snack size bag is the perfect solution cheap, functional and always available.

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Hopefully by the end of the day today I will be posting video from the cab of my John Deere 9660 while harvesting, however until then here is a quick preview of the tech tools I have installed for this harvest. I have been getting a lot of twitter inquires about the brackets for my iPad, cell boosters, etc, so this video hopefully will answer those questions. Feel free to post comments on any other tools you are using to make your harvest productive!

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Inman connect is only 10 days away and if your sitting on the fence get booked now for #icsf. This year has an amazing line up of speakers and of course some crazy fun parties. Looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones.

Read more: 10 Days to #icsf

As promised earlier in the year I have finally posted my review of the new addition to TractorView farm the 4660 Spray Coupe. I have to say that for a small to mid sized farming operation this sprayer is the perfect fit. If your looking to move from a ground sprayer to an economical high clearance outfit this has been great around our farm.

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Blogging has provided so many different opportunities for me in my life and has so many business applications that i thought it was appropriate to discuss why to start a blog. Just wanted to review of the amazing opportunities that having a blog has provided to me over the past few years. Hopefully if you don't have a blog now I can inspire you to start one.

Read more: Why Blogging Matters