Government en EU makes moves on three soybean events <div class="node-body blog-body">Good news for farmers planting latest technology for their farms, and for export traders.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Crops Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:23:00 +0000 84591 at <p>The soybean market catches a break on biotech traits as three are approved in Europe.</p> Refresher: How GMO crops get approved <div class="field-deck"> The review process for new-tech crops has always been thorough </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recent National Academy of Sciences report offers great background on why, and how, the system for approving high-tech crops works.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Seed Practices and Systems Regulations Wed, 25 May 2016 15:40:00 +0000 83191 at <p>The process for approving genetically enhanced crops involves key U.S. regulatory agencies depending on the technology.</p> Image: National Academy of Sciences Big report puts seal of approval on GMOs <div class="field-deck"> National Academy of Sciences releases 400-page look at genetic enhancement tech. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Release of first third-party comprehensive look at genetic engineering tech for crops offers good news, but shows areas of concern as well. Short answer: The tech is safe.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Practices and Systems Crop Protection Crops Wed, 18 May 2016 11:38:00 +0000 83111 at <p>Genetic modification is getting more precise, and complex, which will change the dialogue for the future. New report offers insight into past research, and lays path for future discussion.</p> Image: Purestock/istock/Thinkstock New smart phone game educates about ag, construction <div class="node-body blog-body">Association of Equipment Manufacturers kicks off their election season in a new way - a game you can download. And a road trip to go along with it.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Farm Equipment Business Election Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:19:00 +0000 82801 at <p>AEM has a new smart phone game that is fun to play, but also delivers a message about the importance of ag and construction.</p> Polaris Industries voluntarily recalls certain RZR 900 and 1000 off-road vehicles <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII) jointly announced with the&nbsp; U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today, that the company is voluntarily recalling certain RZR 900 and 1000 off-road vehicles manufactured since model year 2013 due to reports of thermal-related incidents, including fires. Detailed information about the recall is available at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.</p> <p>Polaris conducted a thorough investigation to pinpoint the root causes and put forward a comprehensive solution to address them.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATV/UV Companies Regulations Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:30:00 +0000 82761 at <p>Polaris has issued a recall of selected models of RZR 900 and 1000 side-by-side utility vehicles. Check the link to find out if a RZR you own is included.</p> What four Iowa counties think of Trump <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Love him or hate him, Donald Trump continues to make news. And, this week, Iowa has been part of his headlines. Yesterday, the Des Moines Register came out with an <a href="">editorial </a>asking the Republican presidential candidate to drop out of the race.</p> <p>The move set off a flurry of talk about Des Moines and the state of Iowa as a whole. Is it the breadbasket of liberals? Or the bastion of conservatives?</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Voice Election Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:33:00 +0000 79721 at <p>Photo by Charlie Leight/Getty Images</p> Proposed side-by-side safety guidelines offer challenges <div class="node-body article-body">New proposed handling and performance capabilities raise a red flag for the makers of utility vehicles.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATV/UV Regulations Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:47:00 +0000 73471 at <p>How would a side-by-side vehicle change under new rules proposed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission? No one knows, but the industry claims mandatory testing proposed by the agency could have &#39;unintended consequences&#39; for future designs.</p> Image: Polaris The labeling debate - a tech question? <div class="node-body blog-body">GMO labeling measure will keep coming, guess it's time for some help from the government.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Agriculture Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:38:00 +0000 73431 at <p>Protesters are pushing for GMO labels, and the state-by-state approach is unworkable. Time for the federal government to act.</p> Rules keep farmers grounded <div class="node-body blog-body">Popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles for ag continue to rise, current lack of rules slows the process.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Regulations Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:51:00 +0000 70451 at A different kind of tech challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">Companies like Bayer CropScience are struggling to find qualified folks to take on the opportunities of agriculture - key acronym to remember? STEM</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Government Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:29:00 +0000 70001 at