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Jan 20, 2014

Talking tech all the time

It's winter meeting season time and my chance to talk with farmers....More
Jan 10, 2014

That comes with delivery

Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan ventures out into the cold with his tractor to rescue a delivery van in the ditch....More
Jan 10, 2014

Did you watch 60 Minutes?

"Solyndra has nothing to do with biofuels," says Michael McAdams, Advanced Biofuels Association....More
Jan 10, 2014

Tech event wraps up in Las Vegas

No, we didn't attend the Consumer Electronics Show, but we're picking up some interesting information....More
Dec 27, 2013

STAR Energy to review month of E15 sales

Station's customers report better fuel economy with E15 than E10 because of the higher octane level....More
Dec 17, 2013

Digesting Technology

It's pretty amazing where we've come with tech in just the last five years....More
Dec 16, 2013

Round bales at 200 miles per hour

Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan tackles a major baling project....More
Dec 16, 2013

A look at the 2013 growing season in Ohio

As 2013 comes to a close, Ohio farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh reflects on the growing season....More
Dec 13, 2013

Cellulosic ethanol producers respond to EPA proposal to reduce volume requirements in RFS

If the EPA proposal is not revised, it would be a mistake, says Abengoa Bioenergy's Chris Standlee....More
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
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The Farm Industry News Blog features commentary from Willie Vogt, Jodie Wehrspann, Kathy Huting, Lynn Grooms, Daryl Bridenbaugh and Jeff Ryan.

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