Aug 20, 2015
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A passion for pollinators

Crop protection companies get a bad rap from outsiders who think they don't care about beneficial plants and insects…they've never met Caydee...More
Aug 18, 2015
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New technical committee formed to standardize use of UAVs

Drones switched from becoming a gee-whiz gadget to a technology that has become part of our ag fabric last week when the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers announced it has formed a technical committee to study this emerging technology....More
Aug 14, 2015
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A thirst for complication

There's never a dull moment for Jeff Ryan. In this blog, he takes us through a bottled water hauling trip with quite a few wrinkles thrown in along the way....More
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Drones, UAVs and your farm

The Federal Aviation Administration is working on getting exemptions for ag - the first one occurred a few weeks ago. Those of you trying out this tech as a hobby may have some thoughts. What's the value of this technology?...More
Aug 10, 2015
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Crop technology from a different perspective

The advancement of value-added traits with consumer benefits takes time to develop but it appears there's momentum building for one trait that's been working to build market share....More
Jul 8, 2015
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Crop science and technology continues to grow

Researchers are exploring a wide range of new technologies to boost productivity, overcome climate challenges....More
Jan 23, 2015
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Your next boardroom

I was doing some background research on a story I’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’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 “multi-touch” technology....More
Aug 10, 2015
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Stories you might want to read again

In the farm news business, it’s our job as editors and journalists not just to cover what’s hot, new and different but also do it in a way that makes sense and that makes you want to read more. Good stories inform and entertain, and, at the same time, are accurate, timely and relevant to the reader. Recently, Farm Industry News received some recognition for meeting those basic journalism tenants....More

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