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Jun 20, 2016

Survey digs into youth ag attitudes

Society's future rests on youth, and with 9 billion to feed by 2050, what do they think of farming?....More
Jun 14, 2016

The largest field robot in the world

A new gantry-style robot by German tech company LemnaTec is changing the way hybrid crops are found and developed....More
Jun 13, 2016

Surprise, surprise!

A birthday-focused trip to Florida offers plenty of ways to confuse the 'target' and a good time was had by all....More
Jun 13, 2016

Dealers rate equipment makers, should you care?

Equipment Dealers Association announces its 2016 Dealer's Choice honorees....More
Jun 08, 2016

Poster aims to get you thinking 'safety'

June is National Safety Month. While you may not think of farming as very dangerous, it is actually one of the most dangerous jobs in the United....More
Jun 03, 2016

Celebrating a life in farm equipment

A passionate advocate for innovation in agriculture has left us; and he'll be missed....More
Jun 01, 2016

AgDNA among Top 10 innovative companies

Farm-focused app we covered has gained greater attention in a national ranking of all apps. Ag gets noticed....More
May 31, 2016

Crop protection company builds on digital farming

Bayer's latest announcement has the company working with a satellite firm to expand remote sensing capability....More
May 24, 2016

Putting deep genetic data to work

A cloud-based tool could someday dramatically increase development speed for new crops and for some this will be a game changer. While farmers won't....More
May 20, 2016

Time to drive a Tweel?

Industrial innovation in rolling tech provides flat-free performance while also offering as smooth ride....More
May 18, 2016

5 things I've learned so far from that new GMO report

New, comprehensive GMO report from the National Academy of Sciences is chock-full of information - here's what I've picked up so far....More
May 17, 2016

FIN Follow-up: NutrientStar nutrient assessment tool

System for evaluating nutrient management tools moves ahead. We offer an update on progress being made by the Environmental Defense Fund, which has....More
May 10, 2016

Feeding a farm show addiction

While the Midwest is still working on planting a crop, farm show organizers are getting ready for your fall visit. And for one show, eyes in the sky....More
May 05, 2016

Pies, bike rides and cattle advice

Long-time relationship with beef vet is an education in more than cattle. Dr. Mark Hilton is also an excellent judge of pie....More
May 05, 2016

Skid-steer project, hog production and the 'shouse'

We wrap up our look at what's happening around Northwest Ohio through the winter....More
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