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Dec 27, 2010

FBS accounting software adds interface with DTN market prices

  FBS Systems, Inc. has added the ability to automatically feed current commodity prices from DTN into its integrated management software....More
Dec 23, 2010

Syngenta-Pioneer license, Novozymes purchase of EMD Crop BioScience

Cooperation and acquisitions continue in the seed and crop protection business. Syngenta and DuPont just signed a corn rootworm trait licensing....More
Dec 23, 2010

Challenge to RFS2 denied

A decision by a U.S. District Court of Appeals sends a clear signal to the market that "common-sense renewable goals established in the RFS2 program....More
Dec 17, 2010

President Obama signs tax law, extends biofuels incentives for another year

An unnecessary subsidy or a necessity for boosting advanced biofuel technologies? Thoughts on the extension of tax incentives for biofuels vary....More
Dec 13, 2010

Syngenta Seeds to license soybean germplasm through GreenLeaf Genetics

Independent seed companies will have access to Syngenta soybean germplasm through GreenLeaf Genetics. The varieties initially offered will....More
Dec 10, 2010

Ethanol tax credit included in tax cut compromise

The Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC) will be extended through 2011 if the tax bill released by the U.S. Senate last night is ultimately....More
Dec 09, 2010

Case IH starts shipment of Tier 4a-compliant tractors

This month Case IH shipped out the first in a lineup of new high-horsepower tractors that meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s....More
Dec 06, 2010

Outback adds steer-by-wire, automated turns, new receivers

  The Outback eDriveX centimeter-level automated steering system from Hemisphere GPS now offers cabling to quickly outfit automated steering....More
Dec 02, 2010

New application for planning corn refuge

A new Insect Resistance Management refuge calculator is available to assist producers in calculating their corn refuge requirements. The....More
Dec 02, 2010

Ranger Rick and the outstanding balance

Sometime late last fall, as I was walking from the cattle shed back to the house, I noticed something odd on the roof of my house. It was one of....More
Dec 01, 2010

100% equipment tax deduction deadline nears

Section 179 of the IRS tax code offers to farmers and small businesses a 100% deduction on qualified equipment up to $500,000 for 2010 and 2011....More
Nov 29, 2010

New tools for on-the-go soil mapping

    Veris Technologies has added two new compact real-time soil mapping tools for use with ATV’s.   ....More
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