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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
May 10, 2013

Sweet sorghum juice, corn mash combination found to boost ethanol production

Sweet sorghum juice may help ethanol producers diversify their feedstocks and serve as a bridge to the next generation of biofuels....More
May 09, 2013

Virtual antique tractor tour

This week, the nation’s top farm machinery engineers will discuss the latest advancements in farm machinery as part of the 2013 Agricultural....More
May 06, 2013

All in the family: Iowa farmer's adventures in Florida

A Cresco, Iowa, farmer documents his travel adventures on a recent vacation to Florida....More
May 03, 2013

Ethanol most important value-added market for grain producers, RFA says

“There is no credible evidence whatsoever to support the notion that the RFS is adversely affecting consumer food prices."....More
May 02, 2013

Still too wet to plant in NW Ohio; changing up the oil maintenance procedures

While it's still too wet to plant in NW Ohio, blogger Daryl Bridenbaugh spends some time on his equipment's oil maintenance. His travels also take....More
Apr 26, 2013

Ethanol facility restarts, production on the rise

Strengthening ethanol prices, reduced feedstock costs, export demand and strong demand for distillers grains have been "helpful in terms of propping....More
Apr 23, 2013

Can West, TX, fertilizer explosion happen on farms?

The recent explosion in West, Texas, has put anhydrous ammonia safety in the news, raising the question of whether the same catastrophe could....More
Apr 19, 2013

House Energy Committee continues review of RFS

Some argue that these price increases [for corn and soybeans] are directly attributable to the RFS, while others question the law’s effect on crop....More
Apr 18, 2013

Cold, wet weather in northwest Ohio

We have had lots of rain and cold temperatures in NW Ohio. I think all the wheat got top dressed and lots of anhydrous ammonia was put on corn....More
Apr 15, 2013

Do you know a great farm mom?

Time is running out for you to nominate your favorite farm mom America's Farmers Mom of the Year contest....More
Apr 12, 2013

Ethanol advocates fight bill at Capitol that that would cut production

Growth Energy, a coalition of U.S. ethanol supporters, met on Capitol Hill this week to counter mounting attacks made by the oil industry to repeal....More
Apr 11, 2013

Goodlatte introduces legislation to eliminate RFS

"The [bill's] authors state they want a 'free market' for energy, but they do nothing to end the billions in subsidies to Big Oil."....More
Apr 08, 2013

Is your farm data ISOBUS compliant?

As reported last week in Farm Equipment, Agricultural Industry Electronic’s Foundation (AEF) will host its next ISOBUS Plugfest this month at....More
Apr 01, 2013

The drought is over in Ohio

The weather has been warmer than usual with lots of precipitation in Ohio....More
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