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  • Nov 6, 2015

    The elegance of a robot

    In the world of robots, the machine not only has to perform a wide range of tasks, but it also has to look good - at least in the competition I took part in earlier this year....More
  • Nov 3, 2015

    Drilling down on John Deere, Climate Corp. deal

    Just what did John Deere get out of its purchase today, and how does Climate Corp. benefit from the Precision Planting spin-off?...More
  • Oct 27, 2015

    Precision ag pioneer killed

    Dr. Marvin Stone was part of a team that pushed the envelope in a number of areas, and became a victim in that Homecoming parade accident at Oklahoma State University....More
  • Oct 21, 2015

    Ag tech's most secret weapon

    Five lessons FIN Editor Willie Vogt picked up from some of the top farmers in the Southeast, while at Sunbelt Ag Expo....More
  • Oct 16, 2015

    Turning data into knowledge

    A new startup company is taking farm information and creating a computer model for decision-making on the farm. This is beyond yield maps....More
  • Oct 5, 2015

    Precision farming roundup: New products for 2016

    With all of the news ab out precision farming, it is easy to get lost in the headlines of product offerings. Over the summer we received dozens of news release on new apps, modems, management information systems and cloud-based data sharing centers. There are many companies offering such products, but to narrow it down, we’ll focus on just the new ones being offered by the “Big 3” Original Equipment Manufacturers or OEMs: John Deere, CNH and Agco. Here’s a roundup. AGCO...More
  • Oct 5, 2015

    Road trips offer insight

    Getting out of the office is always a good thing for an ag journalist…really....More
  • Sep 21, 2015

    Events, technology and a soft market

    New products and agriculture technology drive event interest since seeing is still believing,...More
  • Sep 7, 2015

    A little winter travel idea

    Brazil is a leading global ag competitor, get an up-close-and-personal look at what's happening in that country with a special ag tour....More
  • Sep 4, 2015

    Time to move on, what a great week

    Five initial impressions from a good, hot week at the Farm Progress Show....More
  • Aug 24, 2015

    Crop measurement or modeling: which is better?

    A lot has been in the press in the past few years about crop modeling. Using algorithms to define outcomes based on millions of data points from weather, soil, yield history and other factors that play into farming. But with all that predicting, there is bound to be some error. That’s where the importance of measurement comes in—to give you an accurate picture of what is actually happening in your field....More
  • Aug 18, 2015

    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 10, 2015

    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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