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Feb 22, 2011

House passes amendments preventing funding to be spent on E15 implementation

“If the chaos in the Middle East teaches us anything, it should be that America must forcefully begin down the path of energy self-reliance."....More
Feb 21, 2011

From SIMA in Paris: More automation from Case IH and John Deere

Automation and precision farming took a new turn at the large Paris farm show called SIMA. Both Case IH and John Deere displayed technology that....More
Feb 14, 2011

Monsanto expands Prescriptive Ag Solutions program

  For 2011, the program, which began as a pilot with about 2,500 participants in 2010, will be available on a broader -- though still....More
Feb 14, 2011

Livestock producers wary of E15

Corn futures have been running between $6-$7/bu, but could go even higher if bad weather delays spring planting. The NPPC and the NCBA are concerned....More
Jan 31, 2011

GPS, GLONASS systems realign, adding more satellites

  Realignments of existing Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites are expected to be completed by early summer, creating the most....More
Jan 27, 2011

AGCO to expand to build Massey Ferguson, Challenger tractors in Minnesota

The agricultural economy must be doing well to experience announcements of manufacturing expansion. AGCO made such an announcement today. The....More
Jan 21, 2011

Biodiesel poised to regain growth

The biodiesel blenders' tax credit has been reinstated for 2011. Between this and continued demand for biodiesel (especially under RFS2), production....More
Jan 21, 2011

EPA grants E15 waiver for 2001-2006 vehicles

“Wherever sound science and the law support steps to allow more home-grown fuels in America’s vehicles, this administration takes those steps.”....More
Jan 17, 2011

Dickey-john to market new Topcon X30 console under new ‘strategic relationship’

  Dickey-john Corp., which manufactures sensors, monitors and control systems, will market the new X30 machine control display from Topcon....More
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