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  • May 14, 2015
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    Things I am doing differently this crop year

    Instead of using commercial fertilizer last fall I used a mix of compost and lime. I was assured by the person I bought it from that it was the cheapest source of nutrients that I could buy. I told the person who does my spraying to use the cheapest form of atrazine that he can find. Instead of using triple stack hybrids, I planted mostly double stack....More
  • May 5, 2015
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    The race to self-driving vehicles

    Lux Research, a company we interviewed at the 2014 Ag Innovation Showcase, released a forecast last week for automation in cars.  In the report, “The $102 Billion Opportunity for Partial Automation for Cars,” Lux research analyst Maryanna Saenko evaluated the pace of automation in cars, and the opportunities it brings to automakers. Among her findings:...More
  • Apr 21, 2015
    White Paper

    What you didn't know about drones

    Every week we get news releases on a new drone developed by xyz inventor or company and what it can do in terms of fly time and distance, image resolution, weight and all the other specs that set their drone apart from the competitions. And we’ve covered a lot of them in our product roundup stories. But amidst all of the product news headlines, it can be easy to get lost in the mechanical details of drones and downplay their cultural and political significance....More
  • Apr 13, 2015
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    Little help from a friend

    Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan gets a little help around the farm from 4-year-old Hazel....More
  • Mar 30, 2015
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    Things I’ve Observed and Learned This Past Winter

    Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh takes a look back through winter to share what he's learned....More
  • Mar 24, 2015
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    He’s “just kind of Amish”

    Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan and his wife Peggy take an Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan and his wife Sherill take an Amish friend along on their trip to Disney World. friend along on their trip to Disney World....More

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