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Jun 05, 2014

Teaser: Yamaha pulls the wraps off its first six-passenger off-road utility vehicle

Yamaha Motor Corporation today unveiled a six-passenger off-road utility vehicle called the Viking VI. Farm Industry News got a preview of the Viking....More
Jun 01, 2014

Student ag engineers get real-world experience

Annual competition sponsored by American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers culminates in a little fun - a tractor pull....More
Jun 01, 2014

WI growers manage fleet with a single plug

Last week I travelled to Cuba City, WI, where brothers Joe and Matt Schweigert and crew had just finished up planting corn and soybeans. They....More
May 29, 2014

Industry letters to President Obama underscore importance of RFS targets

"The impact would be equivalent to adding 7 new coal fired power plants or cancelling every wind farm project currently under construction in the....More
May 28, 2014

Viewing farming from a new angle for 2014

Growers are spending cash on unmanned aerial vehicles and high-end video cameras and they're documenting their work....More
May 26, 2014

Memorial Day Musings

I realize this blog is dated after today, but perhaps it shouldn't be....More
May 23, 2014

Dummies Guide to diesel engine oil

My recent trip to watch an engine teardown in Greensborough taught me a lot about oil. In order to cover the topic I had to do a little research....More
May 19, 2014

A cooperative effort

We don't have to sit through a lot of team-building meetings and exercises here in our organization. Sure, they're all the rage in corporate....More
May 16, 2014

More than half of biodiesel producers idle production

Biodiesel producers have idled production in the face of a weak RFS proposal....More
May 14, 2014

Aerial world is taking off, and other springtime observations

UAS tools are headed to the farm despite the FAA, you can really plant fast when you have to and more....More
May 14, 2014

A visit to the local Unverferth factory in NW Ohio

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh talks with employees at a nearby Unverferth manufacturing facility and reflects on the newest engine technologies....More
May 05, 2014

Dealing with food labels

GMO labeling talk will go on - but what are food labels meant to do?....More
Apr 29, 2014

Cellulosic ethanol facilities begin production this year

If the volume requirements for biofuels are reduced and the country continues its reliance on Canadian oil sands, increases in greenhouse gases will....More
Apr 25, 2014

Website takes on a new look

The Farm Industry News website has a fresh new look to bring you content in more robust ways....More
Apr 23, 2014

Dinner with Mike at Michelin

Mike Pantaleo, Sales....More
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