X-Minute Orders, from XPRESSTRADE LLC, an online futures and forex broker, allows traders more control over market transactions. Traders who place orders prior to the market opening can specify, for example, that the order be routed 20 minutes after the opening in order to avoid the first 10-15 minutes of volatility, and specify the duration of the order's activity in the market.
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All-in-one feeder bucket

The all-in-one Z-47 feeder bucket from Westendorf Mfg., is ideal for lifting heavy loads like silage, straw, hay bales, shelled corn, etc. Designed with multi-task cattle feeders in mind, this versatile attachment can also clear snow in the winter, dig and scoop heavy loads of shelled corn or silage, and release the contents of the versatile clam bucket with ease. To haul hay, open the bucket and use the built-in grab fork to handle any size hay bale and loose hay.
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Internet-based storage

ViaGen, provider of livestock genetics technology, and AgInfoLink, an agricultural information management systems provider, are partnering to develop a massive Web-based data storage system. The system will enable producers and feedlot managers to keep track of genetic and production management information for their livestock. It will also meet the regulations proposed by USDA's National Animal Identification System for identifying and tracking animals.
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