Farm Industry News Blog http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/42476/feed en Back to school http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/back-school <div class="node-body blog-body">Iowa-based Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan takes on a new business venture: Shrimp production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/back-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/back-school#comments Business Management Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:24:00 +0000 72091 at http://farmindustrynews.com Dow AgroSciences Chief Looks Ahead with Optimism http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/dow-agrosciences-chief-looks-ahead-optimism <div class="node-body blog-body">Tim Hassinger, CEO, Dow AgroSciences, is looking beyond the short-term market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/dow-agrosciences-chief-looks-ahead-optimism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/dow-agrosciences-chief-looks-ahead-optimism#comments Crop Protection Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:23:00 +0000 72061 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Tim Hassinger, CEO, Dow AgroSciences is looking ahead to the opportunities offered by a growing global demand for food.</p> Ethanol producer margins expected to increase http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ethanol-producer-margins-expected-increase <div class="node-body blog-body">If ethanol continues to follow lower corn prices, and barring any unforeseen catastrophes, the ethanol industry could gain traction politically, says Platts editor Jordan Godwin.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ethanol-producer-margins-expected-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ethanol-producer-margins-expected-increase#comments Ethanol Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:21:00 +0000 72021 at http://farmindustrynews.com Innovator expands wi-fi product line http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/innovator-expands-wi-fi-product-line <div class="node-body blog-body">Ayrstone, maker of unique wi-fi antenna, pushes envelope with in-cab product.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/innovator-expands-wi-fi-product-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/innovator-expands-wi-fi-product-line#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:44:00 +0000 71931 at http://farmindustrynews.com An Army of One http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/army-one <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan learns a lesson in transportation and logistics on the farm. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/army-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/army-one#comments Shop/Office Business Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:10:00 +0000 71851 at http://farmindustrynews.com Ten biomass research projects to receive USDA, DOE funding http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ten-biomass-research-projects-receive-usda-doe-funding <div class="node-body blog-body">The $12.6 million in research grants are awarded under a joint DOE-USDA program that began in 2006. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ten-biomass-research-projects-receive-usda-doe-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ten-biomass-research-projects-receive-usda-doe-funding#comments Energy Biomass crops Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:33:00 +0000 71841 at http://farmindustrynews.com There's a new ag data player in town http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/theres-new-ag-data-player-town <div class="node-body blog-body">Beck's is the latest player in the 'big data' farm market and its focusing on a key issue impacting producers: data ownership.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/theres-new-ag-data-player-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/theres-new-ag-data-player-town#comments Precision Farming Companies Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:28:00 +0000 71831 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>For FARMserver users the key word is &quot;control.&quot; Subscribers of the service will not only own their data but have complete control over who gets to use it. And Beck&#39;s will archive data indefinitely.</p> Test driving New Holland tractors http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/test-driving-new-holland-tractors <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh gives an update on the corn and soybean crop conditions in Ohio, plus a test drive of New Holland's T7 and T8 series tractors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/test-driving-new-holland-tractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/test-driving-new-holland-tractors#comments Tractors Tractors Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:45:00 +0000 71801 at http://farmindustrynews.com 8 tech news and video items to check out http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/8-tech-news-and-video-items-check-out <div class="node-body blog-body">The tech tools you'll be linking all that farm data to are changing. Here are some hot topics related to general tech you'll want to check out.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/8-tech-news-and-video-items-check-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/8-tech-news-and-video-items-check-out#comments Precision Farming Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:31:00 +0000 71771 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Microsoft ups its game with the new Surface Pro 3, and it&#39;s seeing its fair share of comparisons online.</p> Leaders in precision ag technology to gather at InfoAg http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/leaders-precision-ag-technology-gather-infoag <div class="node-body blog-body">The upcoming precision ag event in St. Louis is sure to spark plenty of good tech conversations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/leaders-precision-ag-technology-gather-infoag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/leaders-precision-ag-technology-gather-infoag#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:54:00 +0000 71721 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Photo: Mike Krivit</p> Big crop, big opportunities http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/big-crop-big-opportunities <div class="node-body blog-body">A big harvest has prices slipping, but farmers see the value of investing for the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/big-crop-big-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/big-crop-big-opportunities#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:48:00 +0000 71711 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>A healthy corn crop is not a &#39;bad&#39; thing, though falling prices might have you thinking otherwise at first.</p> Corn grower cites agronomic benefits of corn stover removal http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/corn-grower-cites-agronomic-benefits-corn-stover-removal <div class="node-body blog-body">DuPont and Iowa have found that partial (~ 50 percent) corn stover removal improved corn yields on participating farms by about 5.2 bushels per acre in more than 90 percent of the fields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/corn-grower-cites-agronomic-benefits-corn-stover-removal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/corn-grower-cites-agronomic-benefits-corn-stover-removal#comments Ethanol Cellulosic ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:17:00 +0000 71701 at http://farmindustrynews.com Farmers with UAVs share experiences http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/farmers-uavs-share-experiences <div class="node-body blog-body">Farmers who use UAVs on their operations share experiences, advice</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/farmers-uavs-share-experiences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/farmers-uavs-share-experiences#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:04:00 +0000 71671 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Broadcaster Max Armstrong interviews three growers who own UAVs for their farms. From left: Judi Graff; Matt hughes; and Matt Boucher.</p> UAV show offers plenty to see http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/uav-show-offers-plenty-see <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the first unmanned aerial vehicle shows to offer visitors live demos draws interest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/uav-show-offers-plenty-see" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/uav-show-offers-plenty-see#comments Precision Farming Events Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:36:00 +0000 71631 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Farmer interest in UAVs is high. Here, show visitors to the Precision Aerial Ag Show are checking out software to use with an Ag Eagle system.</p> Life after the Bi-Rotor combine http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/life-after-bi-rotor-combine <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Cousins Ralph Lagergren and Mark Underwood reached celebrity status when they sold the patent rights to their Bi-Rotor combine to John Deere. &nbsp;A book, called <em>&ldquo;Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Modern Agriculture</em>,&rdquo; was written about their journey, and even today they remain recognizable figures.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/life-after-bi-rotor-combine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/life-after-bi-rotor-combine#comments Combines John Deere Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:10:00 +0000 71601 at http://farmindustrynews.com