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Jun 21, 2013

Hay Expo demos require watching where you stand

This week while Jodie Wehrspahn was testing her mettle on heavy duty construction equipment I was traveling to Waukon, Iowa for the Farm Progress....More
Jun 19, 2013

Special report: Ride and drive of John Deere skid steers and loaders

This week, in Moline, IL, I am taking part in a ride-and-drive of John Deere’s new large-frame construction equipment, rated 75 hp and up,....More
Jun 18, 2013

Do you need social media?

Rise of Facebook, Twitter offers opportunities for farmers, but in what way?....More
Jun 17, 2013

Testing out Milwaukee's new tool innovations

Milwaukee let me test out the company's newest tools at the New Product Symposium last week in Milwaukee, Wis....More
Jun 14, 2013

What more should a smart phone do?

Apple's announcement of its new operating system this week shows a new look, but complainers wanted more?....More
Jun 14, 2013

Farm machinery sales reach five-year high

U.S. sales of farm tractors and combines continued to climb in May, reaching a five-year high in units sold, according to a report released today....More
Jun 13, 2013

Ethanol industry in a war, stakeholders called to action

The oil industry will not use ethanol blends if the RFS is eliminated, said Mike Bryan, CEO of BBI International, which sponsored the Fuel Ethanol....More
Jun 11, 2013

The farm tech we take for granted?

Advancements that have come fast and furious have us pretty satisfied, for now....More
Jun 07, 2013

New facility to complete link between research and commercialization of advanced biofuels

“We’re all about diversification and we feel strongly that we can produce both fuel and food efficiently.”....More
Jun 07, 2013

Hay 9-1-1

Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan gives a look into the wild hay market....More
Jun 06, 2013

New Face, Old Name

* A new editor joins Farm Industry News. * Focus to be a deep-dive in essential technology. * Gaining a better understanding of the hardware, and....More
May 31, 2013

With direct sales, Iowa ethanol producers are helping consumers save at the pump

Other retail fuel stations and oil companies “have to be taking notice.”....More
May 30, 2013

Farming in Switzerland

Today Robert Kaufmann, president EurAgEng, invited us to attend the AgEng 2014 conference, an internal conference on agricultural....More
May 20, 2013

Corn and soybean planting almost done in NW Ohio

10 days of dry fields allowed for the majority of corn and soybean planting to be completed in NW Ohio....More
May 17, 2013

Coalition pushes legislation to counter corn prices; what are your thoughts?

“We’re not going back to $2/bushel corn.”....More
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