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Mar 11, 2016

Quiet doesn't mean not paying attention

Being seen and not heard has its advantages, and sometimes it can offer a bit of fun too as Blogger Jeff Ryan found recently, while of course....More
Mar 09, 2016

Making sense of data - while not easy there will be a payback

Farmers collecting data from their farms wonder if it's worth the trouble. Here are 3 questions to ask ahead of connecting with a new data-system....More
Mar 04, 2016

10 trending topics from Commodity Classic

It's been a busy week here in New Orleans, LA, at Commodity Classic, the annual convention and trade show of the National Corn Growers Association,....More
Feb 22, 2016

Recapping the National Farm Machinery Show

My trip to Louisville showed me a lot of fun items, including a wide range of custom tractors and a host of other useful tools....More
Feb 17, 2016

Your next farmer

Every farmer has a daughter, rhetorically speaking. And, if you’re lucky, many of those daughters will grow up to be farmers....More
Feb 11, 2016

Snow, skid-steers and an errant chain

Winter brings its own potential for mishaps if you work hard at it, but often things work out....More
Feb 08, 2016

The internet, innovation and other foibles

New wrinkle in online poll creates challenge for choosing a Product of the Year. We're looking ahead after an interesting FinOvation winter....More
Jan 29, 2016

Big-name players join FarmLink advisory board

Just two weeks after releasing its benchmark report on missed crop revenue opportunities, data analytics company FarmLink announced the creation of....More
Jan 27, 2016

Catching up with an expanding technology

A specialized corn that makes producing ethanol easier is gaining traction in the market, but the process takes time and requires plenty of research....More
Jan 22, 2016

Technology’s next wave

In the last few years we’ve written a lot of articles on sensors, telematics, canbus, big data, and other hot-button technologies that are....More
Jan 18, 2016

Looking back on 2015 from an Ohio perspective

Wet weather, tough tillage and more grain bins make it an interesting year. A Northwest Ohio wrap-up....More
Jan 12, 2016

Taking on the GMO labeling question

One company - Cambpell - is going to start including labels for genetically engineered ingredients on its products. How will consumers react? No one....More
Jan 05, 2016

10 fascinating people in agriculture

Industry insiders from companies in agriculture share key trends and technologies changing farming. We've rounded up 10 from 2015 to review....More
Jan 05, 2016

Trying new things for the New Year

A chance stop at a new restaurant offers a totally new fresh food experience for Blogger Jeff Ryan. Two words: liquid nitrogen!....More
Dec 31, 2015

Ringing in the New Year, dodging a bullet

No I'm not talking about drive-by shootings, I'm talking about a tech projectile we dodged in 1999....More
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