Farm Industry News Blog http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/42476/feed en The internet, innovation and other foibles http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/internet-innovation-and-other-foibles <div class="node-body blog-body">New wrinkle in online poll creates challenge for choosing a Product of the Year. We're looking ahead after an interesting FinOvation winter.</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/internet-innovation-and-other-foibles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/internet-innovation-and-other-foibles#comments Farm Equipment Business Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:41:00 +0000 81941 at http://farmindustrynews.com Big-name players join FarmLink advisory board http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/big-name-players-join-farmlink-advisory-board <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Just two weeks after releasing its benchmark report on missed crop revenue opportunities, data analytics company FarmLink announced the creation of its advisory board. Joining the board are some big name players.</p> <p>Those seated at the table: &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Julie Borlaug, associate director, Norman E. Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, Texas A&amp;M University</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/big-name-players-join-farmlink-advisory-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/big-name-players-join-farmlink-advisory-board#comments Precision Farming Management Precision farming Technology Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:36:00 +0000 81801 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>FarmLinks&rsquo; benchmarking tool called TrueHarvest identifies the crop yield potential of individual fields across the Midwest, information which farmers can use to fine-tune management practices.&nbsp;</p> Catching up with an expanding technology http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/catching-expanding-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">A specialized corn that makes producing ethanol easier is gaining traction in the market, but the process takes time and requires plenty of research.</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/catching-expanding-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/catching-expanding-technology#comments Biotech Traits Ethanol Corn Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:50:00 +0000 81761 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Processors know they&#39;re getting Enogen corn because it is color coded - in the kernel. That provides processors with peace of mind when taking delivery.</p> Technology’s next wave http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/technology-s-next-wave <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>In the last few years we&rsquo;ve written a lot of articles on sensors, telematics, canbus, big data, and other hot-button technologies that are changing farming. Now, there&rsquo;s a report that that puts them all in context.</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/technology-s-next-wave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/technology-s-next-wave#comments Electronics Precision farming Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 22 Jan 2016 06:21:00 +0000 81711 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>All of industry is on the verge of significant change, characterized by a new report that looks at Industry 4.0.</p> Looking back on 2015 from an Ohio perspective http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/looking-back-2015-ohio-perspective <div class="node-body blog-body">Wet weather, tough tillage and more grain bins make it an interesting year. A Northwest Ohio wrap-up</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/looking-back-2015-ohio-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/looking-back-2015-ohio-perspective#comments Farm Equipment Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:59:00 +0000 81661 at http://farmindustrynews.com Taking on the GMO labeling question http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/taking-gmo-labeling-question <div class="node-body blog-body">One company - Cambpell - is going to start including labels for genetically engineered ingredients on its products. How will consumers react? No one knows.</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/taking-gmo-labeling-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/taking-gmo-labeling-question#comments Biotech Traits Business Companies Crops Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 12 Jan 2016 23:10:00 +0000 81611 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Campbell shows potential label that might go on food if regulators don&#39;t move fast enough.</p> 10 fascinating people in agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/10-fascinating-people-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">Industry insiders from companies in agriculture share key trends and technologies changing farming. We've rounded up 10 from 2015 to review.</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/10-fascinating-people-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/10-fascinating-people-agriculture#comments Planters AGCO John Deere Monsanto Bins Precision farming Tillage equipment Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 05 Jan 2016 19:53:00 +0000 81571 at http://farmindustrynews.com Trying new things for the New Year http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/trying-new-things-new-year <div class="node-body blog-body">A chance stop at a new restaurant offers a totally new fresh food experience for Blogger Jeff Ryan. Two words: liquid nitrogen!</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/trying-new-things-new-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/trying-new-things-new-year#comments Shop/Office Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 05 Jan 2016 18:59:00 +0000 81561 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Blogger Jeff Ryan finds himself in gastronomic paradise when he comes across a small restaurant in a small town cooking big-city dishes.</p> Ringing in the New Year, dodging a bullet http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ringing-new-year-dodging-bullet <div class="node-body blog-body">No I'm not talking about drive-by shootings, I'm talking about a tech projectile we dodged in 1999.</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/ringing-new-year-dodging-bullet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ringing-new-year-dodging-bullet#comments Electronics Events Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 31 Dec 2015 20:35:00 +0000 81511 at http://farmindustrynews.com The curious case of high-speed internet use http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/curious-case-high-speed-internet-use <div class="node-body blog-body">It appears we’ve hit a plateau, and home-based broadband users are declining, based on a new study from the Pew Research Center.</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/curious-case-high-speed-internet-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/curious-case-high-speed-internet-use#comments Precision Farming Business Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 23 Dec 2015 15:46:00 +0000 81441 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>A new study shows home-based broadband use is declining.</p> Following up on a mystery http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/following-mystery <div class="node-body blog-body">Company’s podcast approach to attract interest offers you a chance to win a prize, but time is running out.</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/following-mystery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/following-mystery#comments Precision Farming Companies Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:21:00 +0000 81391 at http://farmindustrynews.com Regardless what you think of climate change… http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/regardless-what-you-think-climate-change <div class="node-body blog-body">Companies with shareholders have to take a public stance on the issue, and most are falling in line with working on low-carbon-producing strategies. Monsanto has done that, and it will involve farmer-customers.</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/regardless-what-you-think-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/regardless-what-you-think-climate-change#comments Precision Farming Monsanto Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:28:00 +0000 81341 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Weather extremes are becoming the norm, and carbon mitigation approaches may help solve the problem.</p> A ride in the Polaris Ranger http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ride-polaris-ranger <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Over the Thanksgiving weekend I had the chance to drive my dad&rsquo;s Polaris Ranger XP 900. He has owned a Ranger for many years, and each time I drive it I know why he keeps buying them.</p> <p>Here are five things I liked, and just a few things I&rsquo;d want to improve, based on the drive:</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/ride-polaris-ranger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ride-polaris-ranger#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 15 Dec 2015 20:13:00 +0000 81321 at http://farmindustrynews.com Variety is the spice of life http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/variety-spice-life <div class="node-body blog-body">Nothing like a quick harvest to open up the opportunity to do something new. Blogger Jeff Ryan hits the Food & Wine Experience at Epcot Center.</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/variety-spice-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/variety-spice-life#comments Shop/Office Business Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:49:00 +0000 81291 at http://farmindustrynews.com Crop protection merger mania? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crop-protection-merger-mania <div class="node-body blog-body">Announcement that Dow and DuPont may be in talks for a marriage has business tongues wagging, is it just the first for ag?</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/crop-protection-merger-mania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crop-protection-merger-mania#comments Crop Protection Dow AgroSciences DuPont Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 09 Dec 2015 20:36:00 +0000 81241 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Dow and DuPont may be in talks to merge, at least that&#39;s what many in the market are saying. Dow photo: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images. DuPont photo: David McNew/Getty Images.</p>