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 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 Checking out equipment at Farm Science Review http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/checking-out-equipment-farm-science-review <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer checks out the newest equipment on display at the Farm Science Review show in Ohio. </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/checking-out-equipment-farm-science-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/checking-out-equipment-farm-science-review#comments Farm Equipment Equipment & Supplies Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:44:00 +0000 72651 at http://farmindustrynews.com Super ride in a sprayer http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/super-ride-sprayer <div class="node-body blog-body">Michelin, which has been marketing VF tires since 2004, shows how its latest and largest farm tire performs under more extreme conditions.</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/super-ride-sprayer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/super-ride-sprayer#comments Sprayers Companies Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 25 Sep 2014 04:34:00 +0000 72581 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>If you look closely you can see the way the tires flex but the sprayer remains under control. This is the largest tire class Michelin makes in the VF class and ride and safe handling were a key consideration.</p> By all means, take a seat http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/all-means-take-seat <div class="node-body blog-body">Jeff Ryan tackles another logistics problem while trying to move a set of bleachers out of the school he purchased to start a shrimp operation.</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/all-means-take-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/all-means-take-seat#comments Shop/Office Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:26:00 +0000 72511 at http://farmindustrynews.com More Minnoco fuel stations to offer E15 and higher ethanol blends http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/more-minnoco-fuel-stations-offer-e15-and-higher-ethanol-blends <div class="node-body blog-body">Customers are seeing average savings of about $.10 per gallon on E15, $.25-$.30 per gallon on E30, and as much as $.85 per gallon on E85.</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/more-minnoco-fuel-stations-offer-e15-and-higher-ethanol-blends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/more-minnoco-fuel-stations-offer-e15-and-higher-ethanol-blends#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:28:00 +0000 72491 at http://farmindustrynews.com Young team making ag data headway http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/young-team-making-ag-data-headway <div class="node-body blog-body">FarmLogs announced recently it crossed a significant milestone with 15% of the nation's row crop farms using its data platform.</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/young-team-making-ag-data-headway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/young-team-making-ag-data-headway#comments Precision Farming Crops Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:23:00 +0000 72431 at http://farmindustrynews.com