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Max Armstrong talks about his favorite tool. (audio)

Finally, the soils are warming. They do have a ways to go in North Dakota where 4-inch temps are still in the 30s.

I know by Monday morning, I will have heard about some farmer mishap.

Hit and run accidents have climbed by 60% over the past several years.

Our television production company for This Week in Agribusiness has a wonderful home for us outside Chicago, but they must keep all their tools at home. The other evening I went out to get those boys a well-stocked toolbox. Can you have too many tools? What should be in a well-appointed toolbox? First choice was pliers, hammer was second, screwdriver and baling wire were among favorites of his twitter followers.

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