Apr 11, 2014
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Syngenta to license ACE technology to boost ethanol plant productivity

"With the ACE technology, ethanol plants should be able to extract approximately 1.6 pounds of corn oil per bushel of corn."...More
Apr 10, 2014
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Robotic lettuce weeder headed to Midwest crops

Silicon Valley startup company Blue River Technology, Mountain View, CA, got a lot of press in 2013 when it unveiled a prototype robot that would go through fields of lettuce and ferret out the weakling heads, a process called “thinning.” Well, now it is in the news again. The company recently received $10 million in funding, led by Data Collective Venture Capital, to bring these robots here to the Midwest to weed row crops like corn and soybeans....More
Apr 7, 2014
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Rules keep farmers grounded

Popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles for ag continue to rise, current lack of rules slows the process....More
Apr. 3, 2014
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How will you manage your crop fertility program this year?

Just how are you planning to manage your fertility this year? Advanced nitrogen technology means your nitrogen may be working more efficiently throughout the growing season, but careful management and planning is still key. Let us know what your plan is to get the most out of your fertility program for 2014. View the results from our other polls....More
Apr 3, 2014
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California trip tidbits 1

Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh talks about drought, robotics and more at World Ag Expo....More
Apr 2, 2014
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Is your planter ready? 1

It's important to know your planter will perform well before you head out for 2014 planting. Follow these tips....More
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