Executives from leading crop biologicals companies discuss how naturally occurring plant microbes are ushering in a whole new era of biotechnology that will give crops their next big boost in yields....More
Over the weekend I heard a CBS radio interview with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, who said one thing that is different with this year’s show in Las Vegas is the strong showing of automakers and automotive suppliers. Five car makers displayed their wares this year compared to near to none a decade ago.
States Shapiro in an interview: “Technology has become more important than horsepower. Consumers are saying, ‘What I have in my home, I want in my car.”...More
"With infrastructure being one of the primary hurdles to the sale of higher ethanol blends, we anticipate that this legislation would be a very significant step towards allowing more retailers to make the decision to sell higher blends of ethanol,” says Dawn Carlson, Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa....More
Kioti has launched its new PX Ag Tractor Series, and the company says the tractors are designed to be workhorses on the farm. Pictured here is the PX9020 model, which features hydrostatic power steering, rear differential lock, selectable ground speed power take-off (PTO), telescopic lowering ends, dual remote hydraulic valves, outside lift control, crank adjustable RH lift link and wet disc brakes. And also shown here is the KL9020 front loader that can be added on....More
Farmers are visual, and that’s one thing that has been proven true through our online viewership over the years. And this year we’ve tackled a wide variety of subjects and turned them into photo galleries to bring you farm news in a visual way. Featured here are the top 10 most popular galleries, based on views. Take a few moments to look through these well-liked images from 2014.
I’d like to thank a faithful reader from Missouri for setting me straight on an article we published in our December issue. On page 24, the headline reads “The Future of Farming: Industry leaders have a no-holes barred discussion on agriculture’s major challenges, and what farmers and corporations need to do to feed the coming groundswell of people.”
In a voicemail message, the reader says: ...More