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Dec 12, 2013

Innovative cooperative works on customer engagement

Creation of an innovative website allows an Ohio group to build stronger relationships with key customers....More
Dec 10, 2013

Farm equipment sales up in November

U.S. retail sales of tractors and combines were higher in November compared to last year at this time, according to a report released today by the....More
Dec 09, 2013

Tax planning more important than ever

From capital purchases to higher farm income you probably have a lot on your mind....More
Dec 05, 2013

Testimonies on RFS reveal “stakes have never been higher”

The EPA proposal would "jeopardize the tremendous success our nation’s farmers have seen as a result of the certainty of the RFS with net farm income....More
Dec 04, 2013

Fertilizer price wars?

The Twin Cities, MN, is home to major agriculture companies, so our staff, all local, are privy to talk around town about these giants like Cargill....More
Dec 04, 2013

EPA proposal, advanced biofuels industry’s “worst nightmare”

The ABFA conservatively forecasts the advanced biofuels industry to generate at least 3.2 billion RINs in 2013, exceeding this year’s target by at....More
Dec 02, 2013

Purchase deadline approaching

The Section 179 deduction is a beautiful thing, and time is running short to take advantage this year. As for next?....More
Nov 26, 2013

Automation key driver ahead for machinery sales

Agrievolution Alliance, a global network of farm machinery associations, came out with its latest report today on how the farm machinery business is....More
Nov 21, 2013

Voice RFS level concerns at

“Corn prices have already dropped to the cost of production, and this will likely further squeeze corn producers and negatively impact income growth....More
Nov 18, 2013

Play "Guess That Tractor!" with us on Facebook

Browse through 19 black and white tractor photos we took at Agritechnica to guess the brands on our Facebook page....More
Nov 18, 2013

UAVs a reality in Europe too

Precision measurement on the fly is appealing, but the rules are astounding....More
Nov 15, 2013

EPA proposes 2014 RFS volumes, seeks input on “Blend Wall”

“Using the E10 blendwall as an excuse to reduce ethanol use rewards oil companies for doing nothing to comply with the RFS or inevitability of higher....More
Nov 14, 2013

Setting easy-to-reach RFS levels sends wrong message

“A reduction in public policy support for ethanol would only increase the perceived risk that in the future EPA would also reduce its support for....More
Nov 14, 2013

Winding down but not overwhelmed

Well-organized display space makes it easy for visitors to sample just what they need at Agritechnica....More
Nov 13, 2013

Better safety signs needed? 

Europe may have safety signage right, but is two better than one?....More
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