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Tuesday January 17, 2012.

Teeter Irrigation hosted their annual customer appreciation breakfast at their headquarters in Ulyssses, Kansas this morining. My father, Mark Faulkner, and I stopped by at around 8:00 for breakfast and listened to their Senniger Irrigation rep discuss nozzles and pressure regulators. The discussion continued with Owner Monty Teeter talking about how small pressure differences in at your nozzle can make big differences in the efficiency of your system and lead to overpumping. I had a short discussion with Kenneth Teeter, Monty's brother, about what they've seen in the fields this past year. Kenneth stated that farmers in southwest Kansas have been pushing their systems harder through the drought to save crops and take advantage

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The topic on everyone's mind in agriculture around the rich crop producing lands of Western Kansas is how high will land prices go and will the market continue it's climb upward. Land prices in Kansas continue to increase and have enjoyed appreciation of nearly seven percent according to a recent article in The Progressive Farmer by Victoria G. Myers.

Perhaps the perfect introduction to this topic is also taken from this same article. Victoria states,

"The federal deficit is ballooning, the housing market is teetering on another trip to the basement, unemployment lines keep getting longer, taxes are poised to climb, and the stock market seems a little schizophrenic. In the midst of all this frenetic noise, the agriculturalland market keeps quietly

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