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Nov 14, 2013

Setting easy-to-reach RFS levels sends wrong message

“A reduction in public policy support for ethanol would only increase the perceived risk that in the future EPA would also reduce its support for....More
Nov 14, 2013

Winding down but not overwhelmed

Well-organized display space makes it easy for visitors to sample just what they need at Agritechnica....More
Nov 13, 2013

Better safety signs needed? 

Europe may have safety signage right, but is two better than one?....More
Nov 12, 2013

Farm show exhibitors work to get visitor attention

At Agritechnica, with so many exhibitors and visitors, companies have to cut through the clutter in interesting ways....More
Nov 11, 2013

She’ll just wing it

Guy No. 2's mother Elsie impresses the family with her spice tolerance....More
Nov 11, 2013

Familiar faces make trip overseas

You never know who you'll meet when you're traveling overseas....More
Nov 07, 2013

Cheaper corn improves ethanol’s profit margins, but unlikely to impact sales of E15

When times are good, the ethanol industry has historically expanded production which increases both corn and ethanol supplies. This can lead to....More
Nov 07, 2013

Take the time to sample your soil for SCN before the freeze

Now is the ideal time to get in the fields to do soil sampling. Here are some resources to help get the job done....More
Hannover, Germany is site for Agritechnica, a crowd-drawing global event.
Nov 07, 2013

Farm show vet makes surprising first trip

Agritechnica has been a kind of 'bucket list' item for me, and that's being checked off next week in a big way. And you can join me, online....More
Nov 04, 2013

Tech interest far from waning

Talking with groups the last couple of weeks I'm learning there's a lot to learn. Yet the benefits of that knowledge will bring a big pay-off....More
Oct 31, 2013

E15 debuts in Minneapolis-St. Paul

More stations may follow suit which could get E15 into more vehicles – a lot more vehicles. The Twin Cities metro area has a population of 3.7....More
Oct 24, 2013

Tablet wars heat up in time for Christmas

The Apple iPad Air loses a lot of weight, Microsoft pushes the envelope with its Surface line and Nokia enters the tablet business....More
Oct 18, 2013

Spreading the word about E15 and American Fuels

“It’s encouraging to see that we’re going to have more vehicles that can take advantage of E15.”....More
Oct 17, 2013

Missing a show, but not for long 

Farm shows bring their own individual style, and when you miss a regular it's a challenge. But another one always comes along....More
Oct 14, 2013

What would you do with a 3D printer?

MakerBot, manufacturer of desktop 3D printers, today took another step toward what it calls the “Next Industrial Revolution” by....More
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