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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
Jul 31, 2014

There's a new ag data player in town

Beck's is the latest player in the 'big data' farm market and its focusing on a key issue impacting producers: data ownership....More
Jul 28, 2014

Test driving New Holland tractors

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh gives an update on the corn and soybean crop conditions in Ohio, plus a test drive of New Holland's T7 and T8....More
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Jul 23, 2014

8 tech news and video items to check out

The tech tools you'll be linking all that farm data to are changing. Here are some hot topics related to general tech you'll want to check out....More
Jul 17, 2014

Leaders in precision ag technology to gather at InfoAg

The upcoming precision ag event in St. Louis is sure to spark plenty of good tech conversations....More
Tech investment
Jul 17, 2014

Big crop, big opportunities

A big harvest has prices slipping, but farmers see the value of investing for the future....More
Jul 16, 2014

Corn grower cites agronomic benefits of corn stover removal

DuPont and Iowa have found that partial (~ 50 percent) corn stover removal improved corn yields on participating farms by about 5.2 bushels per acre....More
Jul 14, 2014

Farmers with UAVs share experiences

Farmers who use UAVs on their operations share experiences, advice....More
UAV software demonstration
Jul 10, 2014

UAV show offers plenty to see

One of the first unmanned aerial vehicle shows to offer visitors live demos draws interest....More
Jul 07, 2014

Life after the Bi-Rotor combine

Cousins Ralph Lagergren and Mark Underwood reached celebrity status when they sold the patent rights to their Bi-Rotor combine to John Deere.  A....More
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