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Jan 21, 2011

EPA grants E15 waiver for 2001-2006 vehicles

“Wherever sound science and the law support steps to allow more home-grown fuels in America’s vehicles, this administration takes those steps.”....More
Jan 17, 2011

Dickey-john to market new Topcon X30 console under new ‘strategic relationship’

  Dickey-john Corp., which manufactures sensors, monitors and control systems, will market the new X30 machine control display from Topcon....More
Jan 11, 2011

General Clark stresses ethanol’s role in national security at AgConnect

“If you want to fix America, work to keep us from importing $300 billion to $400 billion worth of oil every year.” If the U.S. could save $300....More
Jan 06, 2011

Precision crop control with Valley Irrigation/CropMetrics partnership

Irrigation systems are becoming the ultimate precision farming tools as they partner up with agronomic software systems to apply products across....More
Jan 04, 2011

Taking up a collection for Bambi

While I was seated at the grill one August evening, my phone rang. It was a guy who lives about 30 miles away. In early June that year, he had....More
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
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