Farm Industry News Blog http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/42476/feed The Farm Industry News Blog features commentary from Willie Vogt, Jodie Wehrspann, Kathy Graul, Daryl Bridenbaugh and Jeff Ryan. en Known by just one name http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/known-just-one-name <div class="node-body blog-body">Jeff Ryan's banker retires, and Ryan looks back to his childhood when he first interacted with who he calls "HelloDennis."</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/known-just-one-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/known-just-one-name#comments Business Finance Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:04:00 +0000 76951 at http://farmindustrynews.com A high-tech tool gets a better price http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/high-tech-tool-gets-better-price <div class="node-body blog-body">Recently Google announced that Google Earth Pro was free, which offers you some advantages for data management.</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/high-tech-tool-gets-better-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/high-tech-tool-gets-better-price#comments Farm Recordkeeping Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:42:00 +0000 76891 at http://farmindustrynews.com Buyers' market for farm equipment http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/buyers-market-farm-equipment <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;">With farm budgets tight and commodity prices down, 2015 is shaping up to buyers&rsquo; market for farm equipment. At the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY, this month, all of the major OEMs, along with some short-line companies, had signs up advertising deals on new and used equipment. These special promotions include interest-free or low-interest financing on new and used equipment, cash back bonuses, and certified pre-owned reconditioning programs. &nbsp;</span></p></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/buyers-market-farm-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/buyers-market-farm-equipment#comments Farm Equipment Combines National Farm Machinery Show Tractors Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:30:00 +0000 76801 at http://farmindustrynews.com Towing the line http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/towing-line <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan has a breakdown in his semi in the middle of a rural intersection on his way to haul corn to his co-op. </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/towing-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/towing-line#comments Business Management Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:38:00 +0000 76541 at http://farmindustrynews.com Charter exhibitor shares story of key product http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/charter-exhibitor-shares-story-key-product <div class="node-body blog-body">Moridge Manufacturing was one of the original first exhibitors at the National Farm Machinery Show, but not with the product they're known for today: Grasshopper mowers.</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/charter-exhibitor-shares-story-key-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/charter-exhibitor-shares-story-key-product#comments Farm Equipment Equipment & Supplies National Farm Machinery Show Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000 76461 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This is one of the first model-year Grasshopper mowers built by Moridge Manufacturing in 1969. The company celebrated at the National Farm Machinery Show as one of the original exhibitors at the event.</p> An odd thought about ethanol http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/odd-thought-about-ethanol <div class="node-body blog-body">At least in one aspect, the renewable fuel should have quelled the debunkers. The cars and pickups you drive are running longer than ever.</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/odd-thought-about-ethanol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/odd-thought-about-ethanol#comments Farm Vehicles Renewable Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:13:00 +0000 76141 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Visitors to the Detroit Auto Show - also known as the North America International Auto Show - saw a lot of new &#39;iron&#39; including 45 vehicle introductions. None will have trouble burning gasoline blended with ethanol. (Photo by&nbsp;<span>Bill Pugliano/Getty Images News)</span></p> A matter of resistance http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/matter-resistance <div class="node-body blog-body">A visit to an agriclutural research lab was an eye opener on the topic of resistance, and this wasn't my first visit to the Syngenta facility.</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/matter-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/matter-resistance#comments Crop Protection Chemicals Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:20:00 +0000 75991 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Understanding resistance starts once a new crop protection molecule comes into the market. Clint Einspahr, Arapahoe, Neb., talks about crop protection with Vinod Shivrain, a researcher at Syngenta&#39;s Vero Beach Research Center.</p> Your next boardroom http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/your-next-boardroom <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I was doing some background research on a story I&rsquo;m working on called next-gen cabs, specifically about some display screen interfaces that act like your iPad. For example, with future cab displays it is likely that you&rsquo;ll be able to access the internet, view and interact with multiple screens, and, using more than one finger, configure your screen or initiate commands, a technology called &ldquo;multi-touch&rdquo; technology.</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/your-next-boardroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/your-next-boardroom#comments Electronics Display screens Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:58:00 +0000 75811 at http://farmindustrynews.com Drone excitement not abating http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/drone-excitement-not-abating <div class="node-body blog-body">Good news, FAA started issuing permits - well sort of - for UAV use in agriculture, but there are pitfalls.</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/drone-excitement-not-abating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/drone-excitement-not-abating#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:33:00 +0000 75691 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Ag Eagle, a Kansas company, was a popular stop at the Precision Aerial Ag Show in 2014, and the company is pushing ahead as UAV use steps toward commercial reality in 2015.</p> Care for a drink? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/care-drink <div class="node-body blog-body">Jeff Ryan tackles a project in the January cold after he finds out a leak has created an ice rink on the farm where the cattle go to drink water.</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/care-drink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/care-drink#comments Business Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:02:00 +0000 75631 at http://farmindustrynews.com