Farm Industry News Blog http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/42476/feed en Putting deep genetic data to work http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/putting-deep-genetic-data-work <div class="node-body blog-body">A cloud-based tool could someday dramatically increase development speed for new crops and for some this will be a game changer. While farmers won't use it, plant breeders will.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/putting-deep-genetic-data-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/putting-deep-genetic-data-work#comments Seed Business Crops Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 24 May 2016 19:26:00 +0000 83181 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>We talk about cloud-based computing a lot, and while farmers may benefit, the real advancement may be in plant breeding with more key information available to an increasing group of plant breeders.</p> Time to drive a Tweel? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/time-drive-tweel <div class="node-body blog-body">Industrial innovation in rolling tech provides flat-free performance while also offering as smooth ride.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/time-drive-tweel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/time-drive-tweel#comments Farm Equipment Farm Vehicles Companies Buying/Purchasing Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 20 May 2016 11:37:00 +0000 83151 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Michelin&#39;s Tweel is an airless tire with a unique spoke design that provides a better ride than conventional flat-free tires.</p> 5 things I've learned so far from that new GMO report http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-things-ive-learned-so-far-new-gmo-report <div class="node-body blog-body">New, comprehensive GMO report from the National Academy of Sciences is chock-full of information - here's what I've picked up so far.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-things-ive-learned-so-far-new-gmo-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-things-ive-learned-so-far-new-gmo-report#comments Crop Protection Crops Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 18 May 2016 15:18:00 +0000 83121 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>GMO crops get seal of approval from National Academy of Sciences in a new 400-page comprehensive report.</p> FIN Follow-up: NutrientStar nutrient assessment tool http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/fin-follow-nutrientstar-nutrient-assessment-tool <div class="node-body blog-body">System for evaluating nutrient management tools moves ahead. We offer an update on progress being made by the Environmental Defense Fund, which has started evaluating products.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/fin-follow-nutrientstar-nutrient-assessment-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/fin-follow-nutrientstar-nutrient-assessment-tool#comments Fertilizer Corn Inputs Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 17 May 2016 14:02:00 +0000 83101 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Developed by the Environmental Defense Fund, the product assessment tool&nbsp;NutrientStar&nbsp;rates&nbsp;the performance of&nbsp;fertilizer management products for the farm.&nbsp;</p> <p>Source: Environmental Defense Fund&nbsp;</p> Feeding a farm show addiction http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/feeding-farm-show-addiction <div class="node-body blog-body">While the Midwest is still working on planting a crop, farm show organizers are getting ready for your fall visit. And for one show, eyes in the sky have a whole new place to play.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/feeding-farm-show-addiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/feeding-farm-show-addiction#comments Farm Equipment Farm Progress Show Precision Farming Tradeshows Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 10 May 2016 14:34:00 +0000 83041 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Big crowds like checking out new technology at the Farm Progress Show. This year they&#39;ll have something added to those demo fields - the Drone Lab. (Photo: Holly Spangler, Prairie Farmer)</p> Pies, bike rides and cattle advice http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/pies-bike-rides-and-cattle-advice <div class="node-body blog-body">Long-time relationship with beef vet is an education in more than cattle. Dr. Mark Hilton is also an excellent judge of pie.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/pies-bike-rides-and-cattle-advice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/pies-bike-rides-and-cattle-advice#comments Business Beef Cow-Calf Production Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 05 May 2016 20:18:00 +0000 83011 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Dr. Mark Hilton and Guy No. 2 have been connecting since the early days of the Internet.</p> Skid-steer project, hog production and the 'shouse' http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/skid-steer-project-hog-production-and-shouse <div class="node-body blog-body">We wrap up our look at what's happening around Northwest Ohio through the winter.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/skid-steer-project-hog-production-and-shouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/skid-steer-project-hog-production-and-shouse#comments Farm Equipment Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 05 May 2016 19:05:00 +0000 83001 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>A big project for blogger Daryl Bridenbaugh this winter was painting his skid-steer loader. Turned out nice.</p> Keeping up with the UAV market http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/keeping-uav-market <div class="node-body blog-body">With FAA final rules looming as soon as mid-summer, the unmanned aerial vehicle market is starting to 'firm up' in a number of ways. And big UAV events expand.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/keeping-uav-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/keeping-uav-market#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Precision Farming Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 04 May 2016 15:58:00 +0000 82971 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>AgEagle is one company that has announced a new partnership - this one for enhanced data communication - and it&#39;s one of several announced this week.</p> Calculating the value of digital agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Recently, we published a Q&amp;A interview with Arama Kukutai, managing director of <a href="http://finistere.com/">Finistere Ventures</a>, a venture capitalist company specializing in the ag sector. (You can read the full story, called <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/industry-insider-betting-big">&ldquo;Betting Big,&rdquo; here.)</a>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture#comments Variable rate Precision farming Variable rate application Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 03 May 2016 07:47:00 +0000 82931 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Arama Kukutai, managing director of Finistere Ventures, left, is the author or &ldquo;Can Digital Farming Deliver on its Promise?&rdquo; Here is pictured with Geoff Kneen, R&amp;D licensing and new ventures manager at Bayer, which works with Finistere Ventures to find new investment opportunities in agricultural technology.&nbsp;</p> New smart phone game educates about ag, construction http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/new-smart-phone-game-educates-about-ag-construction <div class="node-body blog-body">Association of Equipment Manufacturers kicks off their election season in a new way - a game you can download. And a road trip to go along with it.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/new-smart-phone-game-educates-about-ag-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/new-smart-phone-game-educates-about-ag-construction#comments Farm Equipment Business Election Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:19:00 +0000 82801 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>AEM has a new smart phone game that is fun to play, but also delivers a message about the importance of ag and construction.</p> The right replacements http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/right-replacements <div class="node-body blog-body">A day with a DOT officer, a trip to the ethanol plan to unload corn, a flat tire, and connecting with my evolving cast of characters.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/right-replacements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/right-replacements#comments Trucks/pickups Practices and Systems Corn Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:05:00 +0000 82731 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Blogger Jeff Ryan finds he has a flat - or rather a DOT officer helped him find the flat.</p> The continuing GMO debate...lingers http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers <div class="node-body blog-body">Is society ready for a nuanced discussion about technology that holds great promise? It doesn't look that way, yet the issue of GMOs is far from a simple yes/no answer.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers#comments Biotech Traits Seed Crops Plant and Animal Health Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:30:00 +0000 82681 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The GMO debate is stirring up plenty of talk, with little room for either side to move. (Image: JackyLeung/Thinkstock)</p> Throwback market? It may feel that way http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/throwback-market-it-may-feel-way <div class="node-body blog-body">While this farm slump is nothing like the '80s some things feel that way - like company acquisitions. Latest news from John Deere and Hagie shows the trend continues. Updated.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/throwback-market-it-may-feel-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/throwback-market-it-may-feel-way#comments Sprayers John Deere Buying/Purchasing Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:31:00 +0000 82581 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>John Deere and Hagie Mfg. enter into a new partnership, as Deere acquires a majority interest in the Clarion, Iowa company.</p> Must-have planter add-on? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/must-have-planter-add <div class="node-body blog-body">Is a data logger the new tool everyone must use when they hit the field?</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/must-have-planter-add" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/must-have-planter-add#comments Planters Variable rate application Variable rate seeding Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 29 Mar 2016 18:50:00 +0000 82571 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Climate Corporation&#39;s FieldView Drive logs data from your planter and displays it on an iPad for use at planting. The information comes from a data logger that plugs into a tractor&#39;s ISOBUS port.</p> 5 reasons why I miss the Space Race http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-reasons-why-i-miss-space-race <div class="node-body blog-body">Let's look back on a time when science was cool, no really.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-reasons-why-i-miss-space-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-reasons-why-i-miss-space-race#comments Precision Farming Business Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 18 Mar 2016 20:29:00 +0000 82481 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This artists rendering of a great memory of a super human accomplishment. We need more. (Photo: Jupiterimages/Thinkstock)</p>