Jun 9, 2014
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Another step toward site-specific tillage 2

Case IH’s announcement yesterday of its new True-Tandem 345 seed bed disk harrows points to where tillage is headed in this country. The option, called “active hydraulic down pressure.”...More
Jun 6, 2014
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Sometimes everything is self-serve

Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan talks about handling seed at planting time this year....More
Jun 5, 2014
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Teaser: Yamaha pulls the wraps off its first six-passenger off-road utility vehicle 2

Yamaha Motor Corporation today unveiled a six-passenger off-road utility vehicle called the Viking VI. Farm Industry News got a preview of the Viking VI earlier this week as it was unwrapped prior to its dealer meeting outside of Austin, TX. We also got the chance to test drive the new vehicle, which was modeled after its three-person predecessor called the Viking....More
Jun 1, 2014
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Student ag engineers get real-world experience

Annual competition sponsored by American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers culminates in a little fun - a tractor pull....More
Jun 1, 2014
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WI growers manage fleet with a single plug

Last week I travelled to Cuba City, WI, where brothers Joe and Matt Schweigert and crew had just finished up planting corn and soybeans. They were testing out a new drive made by 640 Labs that plugs into the electronics of their tractors and farm equipment and records everything about how the machines are running....More
May 29, 2014
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Industry letters to President Obama underscore importance of RFS targets

"The impact would be equivalent to adding 7 new coal fired power plants or cancelling every wind farm project currently under construction in the United States.”...More
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