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Mar 27, 2014

American Coalition for Ethanol addresses RFS, ethanol blends in Washington

A Republican senator from the South tried to tack onto the Ukrainian aid bill an amendment that would eliminate the RFS within five years....More
Mar 26, 2014

Synthetic oil steps up its purity level

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh talks with Shell at World Ag Expo about advances made in synthetic oil in recent years....More
Mar 20, 2014

60 acres of new equipment at World Ag Expo

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh, from NW Ohio, took the trip to World Ag Expo to find an array of new equipment and products....More
Google Glass
Mar 20, 2014

Wearing your next computer?

Google launches Android Wear, Samsung has its own take on the smartphone watch and Apple is apparently tinkering with a few things as well....More
Mar 14, 2014

Erin go biodiesel

You could say that these green fleets transporting green beer truly exemplify “the wearing of the green.”....More
Mar 13, 2014

Data Conversations

Data privacy concerns aside, the power of the information you gather will be more valuable if it is aggregated with others....More
Mar 06, 2014

Biodiesel industry uncertain as it awaits RFS ruling, tax incentive extension

“Since refiners can carry over excess 2013 production into 2014 for RFS compliance, the market could be closer to one billion gallons, or almost half....More
Mar 03, 2014

Iron-clad testimony

Jeff Ryan makes his way to Waterloo, IA, at the John Deere manufacturing facilities where he adressed various groups of employees and got a behind-....More
Feb 27, 2014

A different kind of tech challenge

Companies like Bayer CropScience are struggling to find qualified folks to take on the opportunities of agriculture - key acronym to remember? STEM....More
Feb 21, 2014

Counterpoint: Solar power has a cost

Ron Schwartau, Board Member at Minnesota Rural Electric Association, gave an interesting counterpoint to the "Time to Consider Solar (Mar. issue....More
Feb 20, 2014

Will 11 agricultural technologies feed the growing population?

Food Security in a World of Natural Resource Scarcity is an important tool for targeting current and future investment decisions....More
Feb 19, 2014

50 most innovative farm products

Each year, timed in sync with the National Farm Machinery Show and our own FinOvation Awards banquet, the American Society (ASABE) holds its annual....More
Feb 17, 2014

Changing buying approaches?

During conversations at the National Farm Machinery Show last week we picked up on what may be an interesting trend....More
Feb 10, 2014

An oasis of flavor

Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan takes a trip South to Disney World's Epcot and has a Moroccan culinary adventure....More
Feb 10, 2014

Here we go

Big shows kick off 2014 with new tech, trends and hot products for your farm....More
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The Farm Industry News Blog features commentary from Willie Vogt, Jodie Wehrspann, Kathy Huting, Lynn Grooms, Daryl Bridenbaugh and Jeff Ryan.

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