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Mar 20, 2015

Spend an hour, get smarter

Webinars are an efficient way to tap into new knowledge to help your operation....More
Feb 27, 2015

Known by just one name

Jeff Ryan's banker retires, and Ryan looks back to his childhood when he first interacted with who he calls "HelloDennis."....More
Feb 25, 2015

A high-tech tool gets a better price

Recently Google announced that Google Earth Pro was free, which offers you some advantages for data management....More
Feb 23, 2015

Buyers' market for farm equipment

With farm budgets tight and commodity prices down, 2015 is shaping up to buyers’ market for farm equipment. At the 2015 National Farm Machinery....More
Feb 16, 2015

Towing the line

Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan has a breakdown in his semi in the middle of a rural intersection on his way to haul corn to his co-op....More
Feb 12, 2015

Charter exhibitor shares story of key product

Moridge Manufacturing was one of the original first exhibitors at the National Farm Machinery Show, but not with the product they're known for today....More
Feb 02, 2015

An odd thought about ethanol3

At least in one aspect, the renewable fuel should have quelled the debunkers. The cars and pickups you drive are running longer than ever....More
Jan 28, 2015

A matter of resistance

A visit to an agriclutural research lab was an eye opener on the topic of resistance, and this wasn't my first visit to the Syngenta facility....More
Jan 23, 2015

Your next boardroom

I was doing some background research on a story I’m working on called next-gen cabs, specifically about some display screen interfaces that act....More
Jan 22, 2015

Drone excitement not abating

Good news, FAA started issuing permits - well sort of - for UAV use in agriculture, but there are pitfalls....More
Jan 19, 2015

Care for a drink?

Jeff Ryan tackles a project in the January cold after he finds out a leak has created an ice rink on the farm where the cattle go to drink water....More
Jan 15, 2015

Are you digging your way to disaster?

Research shows that farmers don't always think about what's underground when they start digging....More
Jan 08, 2015

2015 Consumer Electronics Show: Your next cab1

Over the weekend I heard a CBS radio interview with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, who said one thing that....More
Dec 31, 2014

Iowa grant request seeks infrastructure improvement, could also improve market for higher ethanol blends

"With infrastructure being one of the primary hurdles to the sale of higher ethanol blends, we anticipate that this legislation would be a very....More
Dec 29, 2014

Reader Commentary: "No holds barred" in Future of Farming

I’d like to thank a faithful reader from Missouri for setting me straight on an article we published in our December issue. On page 24, the....More
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