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Jan 23, 2015

Your next boardroom

I was doing some background research on a story I’m working on called next-gen cabs, specifically about some display screen interfaces that act....More
Jan 22, 2015

Drone excitement not abating

Good news, FAA started issuing permits - well sort of - for UAV use in agriculture, but there are pitfalls....More
Jan 19, 2015

Care for a drink?

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....More
Jan 15, 2015

Are you digging your way to disaster?

Research shows that farmers don't always think about what's underground when they start digging....More
Jan 08, 2015

2015 Consumer Electronics Show: Your next cab

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....More
Dec 31, 2014

Iowa grant request seeks infrastructure improvement, could also improve market for higher ethanol blends

"With infrastructure being one of the primary hurdles to the sale of higher ethanol blends, we anticipate that this legislation would be a very....More
Dec 29, 2014

Reader Commentary: "No holds barred" in Future of Farming

I’d like to thank a faithful reader from Missouri for setting me straight on an article we published in our December issue. On page 24, the....More
Dec 23, 2014

Leifmark, New Holland Agriculture collaborate on corn stover harvest test

New Holland Agriculture's BigBaler 340 produces a 3x4x8-ft. bale of corn stover about every minute....More
Dec 22, 2014

Team FIN farmer wraps up 2014

Ohio farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh provides a summary of life on the farm this year....More
Dec 18, 2014

Tire maker finds new use for dandelion

Mitas is going to test a tire using rubber extracted from a specific type of the abundant yellow flower....More
Dec 10, 2014

What 640 Labs purchase means for Climate Corp

In a Business Wire news release issued Monday, Monsanto's weather modeling company Climate Corp announced its purchase of data analytics company 640....More
Dec 08, 2014

One step at a time on tax repair

Congress moves the needle on equipment purchases for 2014 - at the last minute....More
Dec 05, 2014

USDA announces grants this week to stimulate bioeconomy

Since the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program's inception, USDA has made more than $280 million in payments that have helped support production of more....More
Dec 01, 2014

Some motoring assistance

It's logging season on the farm in Iowa, and Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan helps out a stranded logger with some major tire troubles....More
Nov 24, 2014

EPA postpones finalizing 2014 renewable volume obligations in RFS until 2015

EPA looks to getting back on the annual statutory timeline by addressing 2014, 2015 and 2016 standards in the next calendar year....More
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