Farm Industry News Blog http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/42476/feed en High-speed tractor that breaks 40 mph http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/high-speed-tractor-breaks-40-mph <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Back in 2000, we did a story on high-speed tractors called <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/breaking-speed-barrier">&ldquo;Breaking the speed barrier.&rdquo;</a> In the article,&nbsp;JCB was credited for&nbsp;holding the record of for the fastest tractor, capable of achieving speeds up to 40 mph.</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/high-speed-tractor-breaks-40-mph" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/high-speed-tractor-breaks-40-mph#comments Row Crop Tractors Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors Row Crop Tractors Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:57:00 +0000 77781 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The Trantor tractor from England is developed for high speed road and fieldwork.&nbsp;Source: Tractor Wiki</p> He’s “just kind of Amish” http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/he-s-just-kind-amish <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan and his wife Peggy take an Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan and his wife Sherill take an Amish friend along on their trip to Disney World. friend along on their trip to Disney World.</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/he-s-just-kind-amish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/he-s-just-kind-amish#comments Shop/Office Management Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:18:00 +0000 77721 at http://farmindustrynews.com Spend an hour, get smarter http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/spend-hour-get-smarter <div class="node-body blog-body">Webinars are an efficient way to tap into new knowledge to help your operation.</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/spend-hour-get-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/spend-hour-get-smarter#comments Precision Farming Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:18:00 +0000 77611 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Dr. Michael Boehlje, noted Purdue University ag economist, will lead a webinar on March 31 offering insight for farmers planning to thrive during the economic downturn. (Photo by Mike Wilson)</p> Known by just one name http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/known-just-one-name <div class="node-body blog-body">Jeff Ryan's banker retires, and Ryan looks back to his childhood when he first interacted with who he calls "HelloDennis."</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/known-just-one-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/known-just-one-name#comments Business Finance Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:04:00 +0000 76951 at http://farmindustrynews.com A high-tech tool gets a better price http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/high-tech-tool-gets-better-price <div class="node-body blog-body">Recently Google announced that Google Earth Pro was free, which offers you some advantages for data management.</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/high-tech-tool-gets-better-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/high-tech-tool-gets-better-price#comments Farm Recordkeeping Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:42:00 +0000 76891 at http://farmindustrynews.com Buyers' market for farm equipment http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/buyers-market-farm-equipment <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;">With farm budgets tight and commodity prices down, 2015 is shaping up to buyers&rsquo; market for farm equipment. At the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY, this month, all of the major OEMs, along with some short-line companies, had signs up advertising deals on new and used equipment. These special promotions include interest-free or low-interest financing on new and used equipment, cash back bonuses, and certified pre-owned reconditioning programs. &nbsp;</span></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/buyers-market-farm-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/buyers-market-farm-equipment#comments Farm Equipment Combines National Farm Machinery Show Tractors Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:30:00 +0000 76801 at http://farmindustrynews.com Towing the line http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/towing-line <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan has a breakdown in his semi in the middle of a rural intersection on his way to haul corn to his co-op. </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/towing-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/towing-line#comments Business Management Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:38:00 +0000 76541 at http://farmindustrynews.com Charter exhibitor shares story of key product http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/charter-exhibitor-shares-story-key-product <div class="node-body blog-body">Moridge Manufacturing was one of the original first exhibitors at the National Farm Machinery Show, but not with the product they're known for today: Grasshopper mowers.</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/charter-exhibitor-shares-story-key-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/charter-exhibitor-shares-story-key-product#comments Farm Equipment Equipment & Supplies National Farm Machinery Show Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 76461 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This is one of the first model-year Grasshopper mowers built by Moridge Manufacturing in 1969. The company celebrated at the National Farm Machinery Show as one of the original exhibitors at the event.</p> An odd thought about ethanol http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/odd-thought-about-ethanol <div class="node-body blog-body">At least in one aspect, the renewable fuel should have quelled the debunkers. The cars and pickups you drive are running longer than ever.</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/odd-thought-about-ethanol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/odd-thought-about-ethanol#comments Farm Vehicles Renewable Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:13:00 +0000 76141 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Visitors to the Detroit Auto Show - also known as the North America International Auto Show - saw a lot of new &#39;iron&#39; including 45 vehicle introductions. None will have trouble burning gasoline blended with ethanol. (Photo by&nbsp;<span>Bill Pugliano/Getty Images News)</span></p> 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