Jun 17, 2015
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Planting recap, flood photos from the Bridenbaughs

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh shares a recap from planting, some recent flood photos near his home and other thoughts....More
Jun 16, 2015
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Walmart’s Sustainability scorecard: How do you measure up?

Last week Robert Kaplan, director of sustainability for Walmart, announced he was moving on after four years of promoting sustainability at the world’s largest retailer. In his farewell letter, Kaplan outlined some of the achievements Walmart made during that time. Among them: -Eliminated nearly 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas; -Collaborated with Target, one of its biggest competitors, to bring more sustainable personal care and beauty products to the shelf; and,...More
Jun 11, 2015
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An interesting high-tech term

Spending time at the World Pork Expo last week was interesting in a number of ways, even for a person who spends most of his time working in row crops. And I picked up some new vocabulary along the way - it's not what you think....More
Jun 10, 2015
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Look who's blogging now

Look who’s blogging now...More
Jun 1, 2015
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Hype or hope? When cars and tractors operate themselves

Whenever I read about autonomous cars and how they are projected to disrupt the auto market by 2025, I’m left to wonder about the benefits of autonomous vehicles. In farm vehicles like tractors, combines, and self-propelled sprayers, I get it. Making them autonomous can reduce labor costs, make farm work easier, make crop input application more accurate, and reduce fuel costs by finding the shortest path and the tractor settings’ sweet spot....More

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Keeping crop protection chemicals on the crop for which they are intended has been a...