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Mar 14, 2011

New broadband provider threatens GPS, coalition warns

  The Coalition to Save Our GPS (www.saveourgps.org) was formed after LightSquared Inc. (www.lightsquared.com) received a tentative license....More
Mar 09, 2011

Monsanto enters into algae-based research with Sapphire Energy

Algae can be grown, screened, tested and selected with high throughput tools, which will enable researchers to more quickly identify promising genes....More
Mar 07, 2011

Go fish

Let's get one thing straight. I'm a land-based mammal. You're a land-based mammal. We're all land-based mammals....More
Mar 04, 2011

John Deere unveils FarmSight for telematics, diagnostics, control of equipment

John Deere equipment will continue to get much smarter in the future. The company announced at Commodity Classic its plan to introduce a suite of....More
Mar 04, 2011

Coalition writes Congress to propose ending VEETC

“Taxpayer subsidies for ethanol infrastructure make no sense. That is the cost of doing business for the industry," says Ryan Alexander, president of....More
Mar 03, 2011

Dow AgroSciences unveils new herbicide-tolerant trait system

Dow AgroSciences has announced the Enlist Weed Control System, which is a herbicide tolerant trait system that provides tolerance to a new 2,4-D....More
Feb 28, 2011

NovAtel announces SMART-MR15 GNSS receiver/antenna with integrated cellular modem

  The SMART-MR15 integrates an L1/L2 GPS+GLONASS receiver, antenna and cellular modem into a single compact enclosure. It includes a rugged....More
Feb 22, 2011

House passes amendments preventing funding to be spent on E15 implementation

“If the chaos in the Middle East teaches us anything, it should be that America must forcefully begin down the path of energy self-reliance."....More
Feb 21, 2011

From SIMA in Paris: More automation from Case IH and John Deere

Automation and precision farming took a new turn at the large Paris farm show called SIMA. Both Case IH and John Deere displayed technology that....More
Feb 14, 2011

Monsanto expands Prescriptive Ag Solutions program

  For 2011, the program, which began as a pilot with about 2,500 participants in 2010, will be available on a broader -- though still....More
Feb 14, 2011

Livestock producers wary of E15

Corn futures have been running between $6-$7/bu, but could go even higher if bad weather delays spring planting. The NPPC and the NCBA are concerned....More
Jan 31, 2011

GPS, GLONASS systems realign, adding more satellites

  Realignments of existing Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites are expected to be completed by early summer, creating the most....More
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