Farm Industry News Blog http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/42476/feed The Farm Industry News Blog features commentary from Willie Vogt, Jodie Wehrspann, Kathy Huting, Lynn Grooms, Daryl Bridenbaugh and Jeff Ryan. en Super ride in a sprayer http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/super-ride-sprayer <div class="node-body blog-body">Michelin, which has been marketing VF tires since 2004, shows how its latest and largest farm tire performs under more extreme conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/super-ride-sprayer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/super-ride-sprayer#comments Sprayers Companies Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 25 Sep 2014 04:34:00 +0000 72581 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>If you look closely you can see the way the tires flex but the sprayer remains under control. This is the largest tire class Michelin makes in the VF class and ride and safe handling were a key consideration.</p> By all means, take a seat http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/all-means-take-seat <div class="node-body blog-body">Jeff Ryan tackles another logistics problem while trying to move a set of bleachers out of the school he purchased to start a shrimp operation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/all-means-take-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/all-means-take-seat#comments Shop/Office Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:26:00 +0000 72511 at http://farmindustrynews.com More Minnoco fuel stations to offer E15 and higher ethanol blends http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/more-minnoco-fuel-stations-offer-e15-and-higher-ethanol-blends <div class="node-body blog-body">Customers are seeing average savings of about $.10 per gallon on E15, $.25-$.30 per gallon on E30, and as much as $.85 per gallon on E85.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/more-minnoco-fuel-stations-offer-e15-and-higher-ethanol-blends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/more-minnoco-fuel-stations-offer-e15-and-higher-ethanol-blends#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:28:00 +0000 72491 at http://farmindustrynews.com Young team making ag data headway http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/young-team-making-ag-data-headway <div class="node-body blog-body">FarmLogs announced recently it crossed a significant milestone with 15% of the nation's row crop farms using its data platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/young-team-making-ag-data-headway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/young-team-making-ag-data-headway#comments Precision Farming Crops Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:23:00 +0000 72431 at http://farmindustrynews.com Quad County Corn Processors hosts grand opening of cellulosic ethanol facility http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/quad-county-corn-processors-hosts-grand-opening-cellulosic-ethanol-facility <div class="node-body blog-body">The new technology will help create 2 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol out of the corn kernel cellulose that is already on site at the Quad County Corn Processors plant. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/quad-county-corn-processors-hosts-grand-opening-cellulosic-ethanol-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/quad-county-corn-processors-hosts-grand-opening-cellulosic-ethanol-facility#comments Ethanol Cellulosic ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:35:00 +0000 72371 at http://farmindustrynews.com Field test: Great Plains 2015 equipment at work http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/field-test-great-plains-2015-equipment-work <div class="node-body blog-body">Great Plains gives viewers a look at its Model Year 2015 equipment line-up operating in the field.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/field-test-great-plains-2015-equipment-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/field-test-great-plains-2015-equipment-work#comments Farm Equipment Farm Equipment Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:04:00 +0000 72331 at http://farmindustrynews.com Ag firm thinking about the future http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ag-firm-thinking-about-future <div class="node-body blog-body">One family-owned company - Vermeer - has big goals, but they also have to get the transition right too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ag-firm-thinking-about-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ag-firm-thinking-about-future#comments Farm Equipment Companies Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:51:00 +0000 72321 at http://farmindustrynews.com This probably counts as feed conversion http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/probably-counts-feed-conversion <div class="node-body blog-body">Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan faces some challenges on his way to prepare dinner for local journalist's housewarming party.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/probably-counts-feed-conversion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/probably-counts-feed-conversion#comments Shop/Office Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:14:00 +0000 72301 at http://farmindustrynews.com CHS offers E15 tank program to Cenex fuel retailers http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/chs-offers-e15-tank-program-cenex-fuel-retailers <div class="node-body blog-body"> “We know who our owners are and are pleased to find another home for each bushel of corn,” says Doug Dorfman, CHS vice president, refined fuels. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/chs-offers-e15-tank-program-cenex-fuel-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/chs-offers-e15-tank-program-cenex-fuel-retailers#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:06:00 +0000 72291 at http://farmindustrynews.com The march of the drones http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/march-drones <div class="node-body blog-body">Call them what you will - UAVs or drones - it appears the momentum is building in so many ways on this hotter than ever topic.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/march-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/march-drones#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 04 Sep 2014 03:56:00 +0000 72241 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Unmanned aerial vehicles are a hot topic as farmers bide their time waiting on federal agencies to move forward. Though some farmers are collecting information.</p>