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 A matter of resistance http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/matter-resistance <div class="node-body blog-body">A visit to an agriclutural research lab was an eye opener on the topic of resistance, and this wasn't my first visit to the Syngenta facility.</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/matter-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/matter-resistance#comments Crop Protection Chemicals Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:20:00 +0000 75991 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Understanding resistance starts once a new crop protection molecule comes into the market. Clint Einspahr, Arapahoe, Neb., talks about crop protection with Vinod Shivrain, a researcher at Syngenta&#39;s Vero Beach Research Center.</p> Your next boardroom http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/your-next-boardroom <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I was doing some background research on a story I&rsquo;m working on called next-gen cabs, specifically about some display screen interfaces that act like your iPad. For example, with future cab displays it is likely that you&rsquo;ll be able to access the internet, view and interact with multiple screens, and, using more than one finger, configure your screen or initiate commands, a technology called &ldquo;multi-touch&rdquo; technology.</p></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/your-next-boardroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/your-next-boardroom#comments Electronics Display screens Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:58:00 +0000 75811 at http://farmindustrynews.com Drone excitement not abating http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/drone-excitement-not-abating <div class="node-body blog-body">Good news, FAA started issuing permits - well sort of - for UAV use in agriculture, but there are pitfalls.</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/drone-excitement-not-abating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/drone-excitement-not-abating#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:33:00 +0000 75691 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Ag Eagle, a Kansas company, was a popular stop at the Precision Aerial Ag Show in 2014, and the company is pushing ahead as UAV use steps toward commercial reality in 2015.</p> Care for a drink? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/care-drink <div class="node-body blog-body">Jeff Ryan tackles a project in the January cold after he finds out a leak has created an ice rink on the farm where the cattle go to drink water.</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/care-drink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/care-drink#comments Business Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:02:00 +0000 75631 at http://farmindustrynews.com Are you digging your way to disaster? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/are-you-digging-your-way-disaster <div class="node-body blog-body">Research shows that farmers don't always think about what's underground when they start digging.</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/are-you-digging-your-way-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/are-you-digging-your-way-disaster#comments Farm Equipment Tillage Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:48:00 +0000 75461 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Underground pipelines criss-cross the country and farmers should be aware a simple call to 811 will find them before you dig your way to trouble.</p> 2015 Consumer Electronics Show: Your next cab http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/2015-consumer-electronics-show-your-next-cab <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Over the weekend I heard a CBS radio interview with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, who said one thing that is different with this year&rsquo;s show in Las Vegas is the strong showing of automakers and automotive suppliers. Five car makers displayed their wares this year compared to near to none a decade ago.</p> <p>States Shapiro in an interview: &ldquo;Technology has become more important than horsepower. Consumers are saying, &lsquo;What I have in my home, I want in my car.&rdquo;</p></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/2015-consumer-electronics-show-your-next-cab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/2015-consumer-electronics-show-your-next-cab#comments Trucks/pickups Tractors Electronics and digital equipment Tractors Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:18:00 +0000 75271 at http://farmindustrynews.com Iowa grant request seeks infrastructure improvement, could also improve market for higher ethanol blends http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/iowa-grant-request-seeks-infrastructure-improvement-could-also-improve-market-higher-ethanol-bl <div class="node-body blog-body">"With infrastructure being one of the primary hurdles to the sale of higher ethanol blends, we anticipate that this legislation would be a very significant step towards allowing more retailers to make the decision to sell higher blends of ethanol,” says Dawn Carlson, Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa.</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/iowa-grant-request-seeks-infrastructure-improvement-could-also-improve-market-higher-ethanol-bl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/iowa-grant-request-seeks-infrastructure-improvement-could-also-improve-market-higher-ethanol-bl#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 31 Dec 2014 22:34:00 +0000 75141 at http://farmindustrynews.com Reader Commentary: "No holds barred" in Future of Farming http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/reader-commentary-no-holds-barred-future-farming <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I&rsquo;d like to thank a faithful reader from Missouri for setting me straight on an article we published in our December issue. On page 24, the headline reads &ldquo;The Future of Farming: Industry leaders have a no-holes barred discussion on agriculture&rsquo;s major challenges, and what farmers and corporations need to do to feed the coming groundswell of people.&rdquo;</p> <p>In a voicemail message, the reader says:&nbsp;</p></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/reader-commentary-no-holds-barred-future-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/reader-commentary-no-holds-barred-future-farming#comments Crop Protection Crops Organic Farming Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:49:00 +0000 75061 at http://farmindustrynews.com Leifmark, New Holland Agriculture collaborate on corn stover harvest test http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/leifmark-new-holland-agriculture-collaborate-corn-stover-harvest-test <div class="node-body blog-body">New Holland Agriculture's BigBaler 340 produces a 3x4x8-ft. bale of corn stover about every minute. </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/leifmark-new-holland-agriculture-collaborate-corn-stover-harvest-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/leifmark-new-holland-agriculture-collaborate-corn-stover-harvest-test#comments Ethanol Cellulosic ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:34:00 +0000 74981 at http://farmindustrynews.com Team FIN farmer wraps up 2014 http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/team-fin-farmer-wraps-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">Ohio farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh provides a summary of life on the farm this year.</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/team-fin-farmer-wraps-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/team-fin-farmer-wraps-2014#comments Shop/Office Equipment & Supplies Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:04:00 +0000 74961 at http://farmindustrynews.com