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Apr 22, 2014

Field to Market adds water quality index to online calculator

Answers to online questions are expected to help farmers see how changes to their management practices affect a single water quality score for a....More
Apr 21, 2014

Gladys Kravitz rides shotgun with me now

Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan has had diabetes since the age of three. He's since developed some funny ideas he thinks medical device manufacturers....More
Apr 17, 2014

New tool ID's weeds

A new smartphone app developed by the publishers of Farm Industry News aims to help you spot trouble early for best treatment....More
Apr 16, 2014

Mother of all winters

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh reflects on what has been the longest and most brutal winter he can remember....More
Apr 11, 2014

Syngenta to license ACE technology to boost ethanol plant productivity

"With the ACE technology, ethanol plants should be able to extract approximately 1.6 pounds of corn oil per bushel of corn."....More
Apr 10, 2014

Robotic lettuce weeder headed to Midwest crops

Silicon Valley startup company Blue River Technology, Mountain View, CA, got a lot of press in 2013 when it unveiled a prototype robot that would go....More
Apr 07, 2014

Rules keep farmers grounded

Popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles for ag continue to rise, current lack of rules slows the process....More
Apr 03, 2014

California trip tidbits

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh talks about drought, robotics and more at World Ag Expo....More
Apr 02, 2014

Is your planter ready?

It's important to know your planter will perform well before you head out for 2014 planting. Follow these tips....More
Mar 28, 2014

My own mini-foreign-trade-mission to the Far East

On a recent trip to Florida, Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan explores an Asian food market where he finds quite a few unfamiliar items on the shelves....More
Mar 27, 2014

American Coalition for Ethanol addresses RFS, ethanol blends in Washington

A Republican senator from the South tried to tack onto the Ukrainian aid bill an amendment that would eliminate the RFS within five years....More
Mar 26, 2014

Synthetic oil steps up its purity level

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh talks with Shell at World Ag Expo about advances made in synthetic oil in recent years....More
Mar 20, 2014

60 acres of new equipment at World Ag Expo

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh, from NW Ohio, took the trip to World Ag Expo to find an array of new equipment and products....More
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Mar 20, 2014

Wearing your next computer?

Google launches Android Wear, Samsung has its own take on the smartphone watch and Apple is apparently tinkering with a few things as well....More
Mar 14, 2014

Erin go biodiesel

You could say that these green fleets transporting green beer truly exemplify “the wearing of the green.”....More
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