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Jun 14, 2013

Farm machinery sales reach five-year high

U.S. sales of farm tractors and combines continued to climb in May, reaching a five-year high in units sold, according to a report released today....More
Jun 13, 2013

Ethanol industry in a war, stakeholders called to action

The oil industry will not use ethanol blends if the RFS is eliminated, said Mike Bryan, CEO of BBI International, which sponsored the Fuel Ethanol....More
Jun 11, 2013

The farm tech we take for granted?

Advancements that have come fast and furious have us pretty satisfied, for now....More
Jun 07, 2013

New facility to complete link between research and commercialization of advanced biofuels

“We’re all about diversification and we feel strongly that we can produce both fuel and food efficiently.”....More
Jun 07, 2013

Hay 9-1-1

Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan gives a look into the wild hay market....More
Jun 06, 2013

New Face, Old Name

* A new editor joins Farm Industry News. * Focus to be a deep-dive in essential technology. * Gaining a better understanding of the hardware, and....More
May 31, 2013

With direct sales, Iowa ethanol producers are helping consumers save at the pump

Other retail fuel stations and oil companies “have to be taking notice.”....More
May 30, 2013

Farming in Switzerland

Today Robert Kaufmann, president EurAgEng, invited us to attend the AgEng 2014 conference, an internal conference on agricultural....More
May 20, 2013

Corn and soybean planting almost done in NW Ohio

10 days of dry fields allowed for the majority of corn and soybean planting to be completed in NW Ohio....More
May 17, 2013

Coalition pushes legislation to counter corn prices; what are your thoughts?

“We’re not going back to $2/bushel corn.”....More
May 17, 2013

The future of ag in North Dakota

Our A to Z of farm technologies story, featured in our May issue, is being used to inspire some key agricultural initiatives in North Dakota. The....More
May 16, 2013

Did you get hit by the gas price spikes this week?

Gas prices spiked in Minnesota this week and in other areas around the Midwest. Were you affected?....More
May 13, 2013

Monsanto Media Days event kicks off in St. Louis

Monsanto Media Days in St. Louis, Mo., follows Friday's news from USDA that it will be preparing EIS's for Monsanto's Roundup Ready 2Xtend soybean....More
May 13, 2013

RFA, Growth Energy and ACE to discuss ethanol policy at FEW general session

The General Session at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) next month (which will feature top executives from the Renewable Fuel Assn., Growth Energy and....More
May 12, 2013

80% of corn planting underway in NW Ohio

Northwest Ohio farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh gives an update on good corn planting progress in his area....More
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