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Sep 05, 2014

This probably counts as feed conversion

Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan faces some challenges on his way to prepare dinner for local journalist's housewarming party....More
Sep 04, 2014

CHS offers E15 tank program to Cenex fuel retailers

“We know who our owners are and are pleased to find another home for each bushel of corn,” says Doug Dorfman, CHS vice president, refined fuels....More
Sep 03, 2014

The march of the drones

Call them what you will - UAVs or drones - it appears the momentum is building in so many ways on this hotter than ever topic....More
Sep 03, 2014

POET-DSM celebrates grand opening of Project Liberty

“This event represents more than just the opening of a manufacturing facility; it is in our opinion an important and historic event for industry,....More
Aug 29, 2014

Acres of corn stover soon to become cellulosic ethanol

“I would encourage anyone who has the right soils, topography and fertility to take a look at harvesting stover," says Tim Fevold, Hertz Farm....More
Aug 28, 2014

Farm shows and exhibit science

There are a lot of ways to show equipment and at the Farm Progress Show I think we see them all....More
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
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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
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