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Dec 31, 2014

Iowa grant request seeks infrastructure improvement, could also improve market for higher ethanol blends

"With infrastructure being one of the primary hurdles to the sale of higher ethanol blends, we anticipate that this legislation would be a very....More
Dec 29, 2014

Reader Commentary: "No holds barred" in Future of Farming

I’d like to thank a faithful reader from Missouri for setting me straight on an article we published in our December issue. On page 24, the....More
Dec 23, 2014

Leifmark, New Holland Agriculture collaborate on corn stover harvest test

New Holland Agriculture's BigBaler 340 produces a 3x4x8-ft. bale of corn stover about every minute....More
Dec 22, 2014

Team FIN farmer wraps up 2014

Ohio farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh provides a summary of life on the farm this year....More
Dec 18, 2014

Tire maker finds new use for dandelion

Mitas is going to test a tire using rubber extracted from a specific type of the abundant yellow flower....More
Dec 10, 2014

What 640 Labs purchase means for Climate Corp

In a Business Wire news release issued Monday, Monsanto's weather modeling company Climate Corp announced its purchase of data analytics company 640....More
Dec 08, 2014

One step at a time on tax repair

Congress moves the needle on equipment purchases for 2014 - at the last minute....More
Dec 05, 2014

USDA announces grants this week to stimulate bioeconomy

Since the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program's inception, USDA has made more than $280 million in payments that have helped support production of more....More
Dec 01, 2014

Some motoring assistance

It's logging season on the farm in Iowa, and Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan helps out a stranded logger with some major tire troubles....More
Nov 24, 2014

EPA postpones finalizing 2014 renewable volume obligations in RFS until 2015

EPA looks to getting back on the annual statutory timeline by addressing 2014, 2015 and 2016 standards in the next calendar year....More
Nov 14, 2014

25x’25 partners urge EPA to issue guidance on flex fuel vehicles

“This guidance is critical to incentivize the continued production of FFVs and to support the further advancement and deployment of biofuels into the....More
Nov 12, 2014

You won't see that in the Chamber of Commerce brochure

Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan discusses his hometown's noteworthy people and events; and he finds a big fan of Cresco, Iowa, on a recent errand....More
Nov 07, 2014

E15 approved for use in two-thirds of new vehicles

Auto manufacturers have approved the use of E15 in approximately two-thirds of new vehicles. This accounts for about 80 percent of the vehicles on....More
Nov 06, 2014

The labeling debate - a tech question?2

GMO labeling measure will keep coming, guess it's time for some help from the government....More
Oct 29, 2014

Technology talk turns to here, and now

Three-day media event offers 'data dump' about the future, but a current hot topic gets attention....More
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