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GMO on HBO By: 05/11/2015 @ 12:27pm

HBO’s TV show VICE aired an episode on the topic of genetically engineered crops late Friday night. If you’re like me and you only have 4 TV channels, you didn’t…

Federal UAS Rules for Ag Likely in 2017 By: 04/29/2015 @ 8:30am

Ever wish you could fly like a bird over your tasseling corn to check its agronomic status?These days, maybe you…

Multi-Hybrid Planting By: 04/21/2015 @ 6:03pm

Farmers test new multi-hybrid planter before planting.

Indoor Agriculture By: 03/13/2015 @ 4:41pm

Did you know the world produces enough food for everyone to live a healthy, productive life? “The problem is that we don’t distribute it properly,” says Henry Gordon-Smith, Association for Vertical…

Tiling for Salinity By: 03/13/2015 @ 2:58pm

Farmers who question the value of tiling to reduce soil salinity will want to pay attention to research being done on a real farm – not just a small experimental plot. Last August, researchers installed tile…

Establish Resilient Waterways the First Try By: 03/05/2015 @ 3:34pm

By Kacey BirchmierAfter struggling to successfully establish waterways that could withstand Iowa rains, Brad Plunkett of central Iowa turned to a new idea. In 2011, he began installing erosion-control blankets…

Monsanto's Pipeline Promises New Tools For Farmers By: 02/24/2015 @ 6:01pm

By Kacey BirchmierMonsanto has been focusing on developing new technologies across research and development platforms, says Robb Fraley, chief technology officer at Monsanto. Here’s what you can expect. •…

Farmers Business Network Promises to Simplify Data By: 02/12/2015 @ 1:34pm

Unsure what to do with your on-farm data? A new option on the market promises to simplify  data. From yield information to soil maps, the Farmers Business Network (FBN) analyzes all of your data, and in…

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