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If you’ve Googled “productivity” lately, you’ll find articles on 10 habits you should break to be more productive, 11 ways to make this your most productive year, the physics of productivity, maximizing focus to master priorities, eight things you should do before 8 a.m.

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February. Depending on where you are in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s either the dead of winter or the first of spring – or you’re late if you’re not almost done with spring farming.

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Old Man Winter has really been in the business of making winter this year. Within a two-week period, we had a couple of storms that have dumped around 2 feet of snow in the valley, 30- to 40-mph winds to blow it into 6-foot drifts across the road and a five-day stretch where the high temperature was -10ºF.

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Farming isn’t easy; I don’t have to tell you that. It will rain on your hay, your cows will get out, the market won’t always play nice and that quarter-of-a-million dollar tractor won’t always run like it’s supposed to – if at all.

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The fall of 2016 was an extraordinary season in the stretch of country in south-central Idaho that I call home. After a dry summer, where we saw nary a drop of rain from the first of June through September, the heavens opened and we got nearly a year’s worth of moisture in the months of October and November.

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Hello and Happy New Year’s from southwestern Virginia! I am Lance Phillips, and I’m pleased to be sharing some of my favorite old tractors and haying equipment through this column. I’ve been a pharmacist for almost nine years for a local grocery store chain that serves parts of four states in our area, and I do a little farming when time allows.

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