Farm Industry News Blog http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/42476/feed en EPA postpones finalizing 2014 renewable volume obligations in RFS until 2015 http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/epa-postpones-finalizing-2014-renewable-volume-obligations-rfs-until-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"> EPA looks to getting back on the annual statutory timeline by addressing 2014, 2015 and 2016 standards in the next calendar 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/epa-postpones-finalizing-2014-renewable-volume-obligations-rfs-until-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/epa-postpones-finalizing-2014-renewable-volume-obligations-rfs-until-2015#comments Biofuel Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:05:00 +0000 74251 at http://farmindustrynews.com 25x’25 partners urge EPA to issue guidance on flex fuel vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/25x-25-partners-urge-epa-issue-guidance-flex-fuel-vehicles <div class="node-body blog-body">“This guidance is critical to incentivize the continued production of FFVs and to support the further advancement and deployment of biofuels into the nation’s liquid transportation fuel pool; fuels which are essential to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing air quality.” </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/25x-25-partners-urge-epa-issue-guidance-flex-fuel-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/25x-25-partners-urge-epa-issue-guidance-flex-fuel-vehicles#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:25:00 +0000 74001 at http://farmindustrynews.com You won't see that in the Chamber of Commerce brochure http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/you-wont-see-chamber-commerce-brochure <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan discusses his hometown's noteworthy people and events; and he finds a big fan of Cresco, Iowa, on a recent errand.</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/you-wont-see-chamber-commerce-brochure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/you-wont-see-chamber-commerce-brochure#comments Shop/Office Business Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:27:00 +0000 73881 at http://farmindustrynews.com E15 approved for use in two-thirds of new vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/e15-approved-use-two-thirds-new-vehicles <div class="node-body blog-body">Auto manufacturers have approved the use of E15 in approximately two-thirds of new vehicles. This accounts for about 80 percent of the vehicles on the road today, reports the Renewable Fuels Association. </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/e15-approved-use-two-thirds-new-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/e15-approved-use-two-thirds-new-vehicles#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:50:00 +0000 73481 at http://farmindustrynews.com The labeling debate - a tech question? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/labeling-debate-tech-question <div class="node-body blog-body">GMO labeling measure will keep coming, guess it's time for some help from the government.</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/labeling-debate-tech-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/labeling-debate-tech-question#comments Biotech Traits Agriculture Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:38:00 +0000 73431 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Protesters are pushing for GMO labels, and the state-by-state approach is unworkable. Time for the federal government to act.</p> Technology talk turns to here, and now http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/technology-talk-turns-here-and-now <div class="node-body blog-body">Three-day media event offers 'data dump' about the future, but a current hot topic gets attention.</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/technology-talk-turns-here-and-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/technology-talk-turns-here-and-now#comments Biotech Traits Syngenta Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:20:00 +0000 72961 at http://farmindustrynews.com Motor Club members have reported no problems with E15 http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/motor-club-members-have-reported-no-problems-e15 <div class="node-body blog-body">" . . . rather than educating its consumers about the use of E15, AAA has done little more than add to the confusion by parroting phony concerns that were created by rigged and deliberately misinterpreted studies spoon fed to them and others by Big Oil,” said Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol.</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/motor-club-members-have-reported-no-problems-e15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/motor-club-members-have-reported-no-problems-e15#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:20:00 +0000 72941 at http://farmindustrynews.com CREW sues EPA for documents regarding RFS proposal http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crew-sues-epa-documents-regarding-rfs-proposal <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><a href="http://www.citizensforethics.org/" target="_blank">The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington</a> (CREW) this week announced it is suing the <a href="http://www.epa.gov" target="_blank">EPA</a> for failing to provide documents regarding efforts by the oil industry to influence the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/otaq/fuels/renewablefuels/" target="_blank">Renewable Fuel Standard</a> (RFS) for 2014.</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/crew-sues-epa-documents-regarding-rfs-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crew-sues-epa-documents-regarding-rfs-proposal#comments Bioenergy Renewable Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:27:00 +0000 72921 at http://farmindustrynews.com Cellulosic ethanol produced with Cellerate receives EPA certification for cellulosic biofuels RINs http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/cellulosic-ethanol-produced-cellerate-receives-epa-certification-cellulosic-biofuels-rins <div class="node-body blog-body">Syngenta's Cellerate technology is now certified by EPA for producing cellulosic ethanol.</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/cellulosic-ethanol-produced-cellerate-receives-epa-certification-cellulosic-biofuels-rins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/cellulosic-ethanol-produced-cellerate-receives-epa-certification-cellulosic-biofuels-rins#comments Bioenergy Syngenta Renewable Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:55:00 +0000 72881 at http://farmindustrynews.com Learning those cloud benefits http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/learning-those-cloud-benefits <div class="node-body blog-body">Even a journalist can get something out of a 'cloud' mentality, but it takes time to get your head around it.</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/learning-those-cloud-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/learning-those-cloud-benefits#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:09:00 +0000 72871 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Just how simple will it be to work with cloud computing in the future? That remains to be seen, but the technology can be quite convenient for file management, and protection.</p> Time with the best http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/time-best <div class="node-body blog-body">My time with some top-level Southern farmers is always an eye opener.</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/time-best" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/time-best#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:29:00 +0000 72791 at http://farmindustrynews.com Economy has benefited significantly from RFS, Fuels America reports http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/economy-has-benefited-significantly-rfs-fuels-america-reports <div class="node-body blog-body">To see the impact of the RFS in your state and Congressional district, visit <a href="http://www.fuelsamerica.org/pages/fuels_america_releases_new_footprint_anaylsis" title="http://www.fuelsamerica.org/pages/fuels_america_releases_new_footprint_anaylsis">http://www.fuelsamerica.org/pages/fuels_america_releases_new_footprint_a...</a>.</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/economy-has-benefited-significantly-rfs-fuels-america-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/economy-has-benefited-significantly-rfs-fuels-america-reports#comments Biofuel Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:30:00 +0000 72741 at http://farmindustrynews.com When technologies go wrong http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/when-technologies-go-wrong <div class="node-body blog-body">Remember the TV prank show, Candid Camera? It was one of my favorite shows growing up. Now it has been revived and modernized to fit popular culture, which, today, is inundated with automated technology and digital devices. Even the hosts have changed to a younger, more technologically savvy generation . Mayim Bialik, who plays Sheldon’s geeky girlfriend on the Big Bang Theory, is the host, and Allen Funt has been replaced by son Peter as co-host. It was raining a few weekends ago, so I happened to catch a few episodes while working inside.</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/when-technologies-go-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/when-technologies-go-wrong#comments Electronics Auto Guidance Precision farming Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:43:00 +0000 72681 at http://farmindustrynews.com MomFest: A Passport to Flavortown http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/momfest-passport-flavortown <div class="node-body blog-body">Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan takes a family trip to Disney World to soak up the many flavors and fun offered by the theme park empire.</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/momfest-passport-flavortown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/momfest-passport-flavortown#comments Shop/Office Business Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:58:00 +0000 72721 at http://farmindustrynews.com TREND WATCH: Grain bagging http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/trend-watch-grain-bagging <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Over the weekend I was visiting our family&rsquo;s long-time friends, Mary, Arlen, and Sheila Hall, who had driven in from Kansas for our annual fishing trip and Arts Meander. Mary mentioned that farmers in her area were bagging their harvested grain this year to avoid the long lines at the elevator.</span></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/trend-watch-grain-bagging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/trend-watch-grain-bagging#comments Grain Handling baggers Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:41:00 +0000 72701 at http://farmindustrynews.com