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Oct 05, 2010

New Holland offers self-propelled sprayers built by Miller-St. Nazianz

New Holland has entered the growing self-propelled sprayer market with two new sprayer lines manufactured by Miller-St. Nazianz. The new sprayer....More
Oct 04, 2010

Farm Works streamlines mobile software lineup

Farm Works has replaced its previous Trac Mate and Site Mate software modules with a new integrated software package called Farm Works Mobile -- and....More
Oct 01, 2010

The Heat, Line 1

Here’s Jeff’s account of how he came to be the proud owner of one of only six Ranch Hands ever made, a machine that Jeff describes as “a hybrid....More
Sep 29, 2010

Midwest farmland prices rise slightly

Illinois appraisers group reports slightly higher farmland prices for first six months. Cash rent for 2011 are expected to increase as well....More
Sep 29, 2010

Blend Requirement Expected to Help Canadian Grain Growers

What impact will a new Canadian fuel requirement have on U.S. corn growers?....More
Sep 17, 2010

E15 Likely to be Safe for Older Vehicles, Study Says

Vehicles made between 1994 and 2000, about 25 percent of the current U.S. light duty vehicle fleet, can burn gasoline....More
Sep 10, 2010

Nine Biomass Research Projects Awarded $9 Million in Funding

The University of Illinois and Texas A&M University are among nine institutions that have been awarded a total of....More
Sep 03, 2010

Politics Killed the Energy Bill

Politics leading up to this November’s election helped kill the energy bill this summer. So, too, did disagreements....More
Aug 27, 2010

“De-Carbonizing” Using Energy Crops

“We cannot de-carbonize the world’s energy supply without biomass,” said Richard Hamilton, president of Ceres, a....More
Aug 06, 2010

Big Apple Passes B2 Heating Mandate

The New York City Council recently voted to pass air quality legislation that will require the use of heating oil....More
Jul 23, 2010

Comment on Biofuels & Rural Development Post

I want to thank Ryan Skinner for writing in about my "Biofuels & Rural Development Go Hand in Hand" article. Please....More
Jul 23, 2010

Comment on Biofuels & Rural Development Article

I want to thank Ryan Skinner for writing in about my "Biofuels & Rural Development Go Hand in Hand" article. Please....More
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