Wed May 20, 2015 10:53 AM CDT When you remove the headline and the overwrought prose, the recent Wired piece "We Can't Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership" actually was about a fairly technical legal struggle: The desire of customers to get into the software guts of their vehicles to repair and modify them versus the desire of Deere and other manufacturers to protect proprietary software.
Wed Apr 8, 2015 03:51 PM CDT The online heavy equipment auction site IronPlanet just got stronger. It recently merged with Cat Auction Services, which is an alliance of Caterpillar and several of its independent dealers.
Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:53 AM CDT North American hog producers have been battling porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus for nearly two years. In response, hog farmers have stepped up biosecurity practices to guard against the deadly disease infecting their herds.
Mon Mar 9, 2015 02:34 PM CDT Mahindra USA is beginning to roll out its inaugural line of mPACT XTVs, the tractor manufacturer's new, built-from-the-ground-up entry into the highly competitive off-road utility vehicle market.
Mon Mar 2, 2015 12:50 PM CST If you feed hay to cattle, the last thing you want to do is waste the hay during the winter feeding season. It's possible to limit hay waste with different types of feeders.
Mon Feb 23, 2015 04:01 PM CST The commercial unmanned aircraft era is one big step closer. In mid-February, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its long-expected proposal for regulating small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
Tue Jan 20, 2015 05:34 PM CST Dealing with crime is just a fact of life for most, and while living in a rural area might lessen your chances of being a victim, many rural people have had crime invade their lives.