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Nov 11, 2010

New-generation skid steer loaders

Over the weekend UK equipment maker JCB invited journalists to its North American headquarters in Savannah, Ga, to see the unveiling of a new....More
Nov 11, 2010

Syngenta takes reins of Greenleaf

The joint ownership of Greenleaf Genetics between Syngenta and Pioneer is no more. The companies announced this week that the venture has been....More
Nov 11, 2010

Skinny, the Barn Mortician

Let's get one thing out of the way up front. I'm not into antiques. Yeah, yeah, the GuyNo2Mobile is a 1961 Volkswagen and technically an....More
Nov 08, 2010

Reducing risks from GPS glitches

Although GPS and other satellite navigation systems systems are highly reliable, it’s wise to have a backup plan to allow you to keep working if....More
Nov 04, 2010

New dicamba formulations in the works

BASF and Monsanto are working on the next generation of dicamba-based weed control products for soybeans and cotton, and expect these new products....More
Nov 03, 2010

14 tips to tune up your self-propelled sprayer

The off season is the perfect time to prep your self-propelled sprayer for spring application of farm chemicals and fertilizer. “The window....More
Nov 03, 2010

Allowing ethanol tax incentive to expire would risk jobs, RFA’s Dinneen says

If the ethanol tax incentive is left to expire on December 31, 2010, discretionary blending could evaporate, resulting in job loss; and ethanol....More
Oct 29, 2010

Little to no indirect land use change has been caused by ethanol, DOE study finds

When the debate over extending ethanol tax credits is taken up after the mid-term elections, policy makers should carefully review previous ILUC....More
Oct 28, 2010

Seed company updates

Oct 27, 2010

Tornado hits Case IH Magnum tractor factory

Production of Case IH Magnum tractors is temporarily suspended due to factory damage caused by yesterday’s tornado in Mount Pleasant, WI....More
Oct 25, 2010

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces renewable energy initiatives

Producers who enter into Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) contracts may receive payments of up to 75 percent of the cost of establishing....More
Oct 22, 2010

Tire sizing 101: What’s your RCI?

Farm tires are getting larger to support the weight of combines, tractors, and wagons, which are growing in size.  Folks in the tire industry....More
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