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Mar 22, 2013

ACE sees strong political support for RFS

"We expect that the RFS will remain intact despite the oil industry spending millions to repeal it.”....More
Mar 21, 2013

Corn stover collection has trade-offs, Purdue study finds

"Some crop rotation and tillage combinations are more environmentally benign than others."....More
Mar 14, 2013

Oil subsidies “take the cake”

“If oil companies cannot stand on their own two feet after 100 years of clinging to certain taxpayer subsidies, Congress shouldn’t hurt American....More
Mar 14, 2013

Inside scoop: Technologies coming to farm equipment

Program chair of this year’s Ag Equipment Technology Conference gives us the inside scoop at the technologies changing farm equipment....More
Mar 11, 2013

FIRST LOOK: Versatile tractor on tracks?

Farm Industry News received an anonymous tip last month that Versatile would be coming out with a high-horsepower tractor on tracks. Well, now we....More
Mar 08, 2013

Champaign County, Illinois, farmland draws $15,375/acre

Farmland prices haven't softened in Champaign County, Illinois. It was thought that a new record for farmland prices in the county was....More
Feb 27, 2013

How farmers shop

  Okay, I know the truth about these farm shows. These shows, like the massive National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS), are really a farmer....More
Feb 25, 2013

A ticking sound in the hay cannon

What with the drought this past year, as well as the price of alternative feed ingredients, the hay market has remained pretty strong so far this....More
Feb 08, 2013

Biofuels critical to rural America’s survival, Secretary Vilsack says

“You’ve got to keep pushing on. You’ve got to keep fighting. It’s too important not to. Rural America’s survival is at stake.”....More
Feb 01, 2013

EPA proposal for RFS lowers cellulosic biofuel requirement, but retains advanced biofuel and renewable fuel requirements

“The 2013 RFS requirements will be the catalyst that finally compels oil companies to get serious about breaching the so-called blend wall. This year....More
Jan 29, 2013

See the future of farming at National Farm Machinery Show

If you want to know the next big equipment trends in farming, you will find them at the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) in Louisville, Ky....More
Jan 25, 2013

Court of Appeals today rules against cellulosic biofuel standard, upholds advanced biofuel standard

“Although we disagree with the court’s decision vacating the 2012 cellulosic volumes, today’s decision once again rejects broad-brushed attempts to....More
Jan 21, 2013

Phoning it in

Let's have a little Q & A session. Do you have a cell phone? Do you have a cell phone with a good connection? Better yet, do you have a....More
Jan 18, 2013

RFS has helped spur advances in development of second-generation biofuels

“The RFS was designed to drive technology and it is; and was designed to drive a marketplace, and it is,” said Brett Erickson, executive vice....More
Jan 09, 2013

Winter show time is here

Farmers sitting through another winter waiting for spring can make the time more productive by heading to Louisville, Ky., for the National Farm....More
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