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Sep 10, 2014

Quad County Corn Processors hosts grand opening of cellulosic ethanol facility

The new technology will help create 2 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol out of the corn kernel cellulose that is already on site at the Quad....More
Sep 08, 2014

Field test: Great Plains 2015 equipment at work

Great Plains gives viewers a look at its Model Year 2015 equipment line-up operating in the field....More
Sep 08, 2014

Ag firm thinking about the future

One family-owned company - Vermeer - has big goals, but they also have to get the transition right too....More
Sep 05, 2014

This probably counts as feed conversion

Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan faces some challenges on his way to prepare dinner for local journalist's housewarming party....More
Sep 04, 2014

CHS offers E15 tank program to Cenex fuel retailers

“We know who our owners are and are pleased to find another home for each bushel of corn,” says Doug Dorfman, CHS vice president, refined fuels....More
Sep 03, 2014

The march of the drones

Call them what you will - UAVs or drones - it appears the momentum is building in so many ways on this hotter than ever topic....More
Sep 03, 2014

POET-DSM celebrates grand opening of Project Liberty

“This event represents more than just the opening of a manufacturing facility; it is in our opinion an important and historic event for industry,....More
Aug 29, 2014

Acres of corn stover soon to become cellulosic ethanol

“I would encourage anyone who has the right soils, topography and fertility to take a look at harvesting stover," says Tim Fevold, Hertz Farm....More
Aug 28, 2014

Farm shows and exhibit science

There are a lot of ways to show equipment and at the Farm Progress Show I think we see them all....More
Aug 22, 2014

Back to school

Iowa-based Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan takes on a new business venture: Shrimp production....More
Aug 20, 2014

Dow AgroSciences Chief Looks Ahead with Optimism

Tim Hassinger, CEO, Dow AgroSciences, is looking beyond the short-term market....More
Aug 14, 2014

Ethanol producer margins expected to increase

If ethanol continues to follow lower corn prices, and barring any unforeseen catastrophes, the ethanol industry could gain traction politically, says....More
Aug 11, 2014

Innovator expands wi-fi product line

Ayrstone, maker of unique wi-fi antenna, pushes envelope with in-cab product....More
Jul 31, 2014

An Army of One

Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan learns a lesson in transportation and logistics on the farm....More
Jul 31, 2014

Ten biomass research projects to receive USDA, DOE funding

The $12.6 million in research grants are awarded under a joint DOE-USDA program that began in 2006....More
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