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Hannover, Germany is site for Agritechnica, a crowd-drawing global event.
Nov 07, 2013

Farm show vet makes surprising first trip

Agritechnica has been a kind of 'bucket list' item for me, and that's being checked off next week in a big way. And you can join me, online....More
Nov 04, 2013

Tech interest far from waning

Talking with groups the last couple of weeks I'm learning there's a lot to learn. Yet the benefits of that knowledge will bring a big pay-off....More
Oct 31, 2013

E15 debuts in Minneapolis-St. Paul

More stations may follow suit which could get E15 into more vehicles – a lot more vehicles. The Twin Cities metro area has a population of 3.7....More
Oct 24, 2013

Tablet wars heat up in time for Christmas

The Apple iPad Air loses a lot of weight, Microsoft pushes the envelope with its Surface line and Nokia enters the tablet business....More
Oct 18, 2013

Spreading the word about E15 and American Fuels

“It’s encouraging to see that we’re going to have more vehicles that can take advantage of E15.”....More
Oct 17, 2013

Missing a show, but not for long 

Farm shows bring their own individual style, and when you miss a regular it's a challenge. But another one always comes along....More
Oct 14, 2013

What would you do with a 3D printer?

MakerBot, manufacturer of desktop 3D printers, today took another step toward what it calls the “Next Industrial Revolution” by....More
Oct 11, 2013

Here we go again, another lawsuit challenging RFS

“This is a lawsuit in search of a problem.”....More
Oct 07, 2013

The future is ... biological

Crop protection companies are branching out and it's going to enhance how you control a range of pests....More
Sep 30, 2013

The ultimate honey-do list

Jeff Ryan takes readers through another adventure on his Iowa farm as he embarks on a mission to find a good place to extract honey....More
Sep 27, 2013

E15 pumps open this week at Petro Serve USA stations in North Dakota

“Choice at the pump puts change in everyone’s pocket."....More
Sep 26, 2013

Keeping up to date 

Clouds, iPhones, Androids - all of them need updating, some are just easier than others....More
Sep 20, 2013

RINs market not immune to abuse, needs closer watching

". . . speculators and oil companies may be exploiting a thinly-traded and opaque RIN market for their own financial gain."....More
Sep 20, 2013

Making your iPhone new 

Apple releases new operating system for the iPhone that offers new look, added features....More
Sep 19, 2013

Complete this safety checklist

At the 2013 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL, Country Financial, the largest auto and home insurer in Illinois, was busy handing out flyers on....More
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