8/26/2014 12:37:17 PM
Valmont announces it will acquire South Dakota based AgSense, which signals the company’s interest in offering remote monitoring and control technology through its irrigation equipment.
AgSense’s Wagnet network offers growers a way to tie their irrigation decisions to field, crop and weather conditions.
8/26/2014 12:59:00 AM
From a new Magnum with track tech to a planter that brings in new electric meters, Big Red offers new options for 2015. And Case IH is making a stand when it comes to who owns farmer-collected data: You. And this gallery offers a look at other new tools for 2015.
8/25/2014 3:38:00 PM
It’s been a busy year for AGCO. The company has recently announced six new machines in its tractor, tillage and combine markets:
8/25/2014 9:29:00 AM
New Holland gave media the chance to drive its new half-tracked, half-wheeled tractor called the new Genesis T8 Series SmartTrax at company headquarters in New Holland, PA. It is designed with conventional wheels in front for maneuverability and comfort and its SmartTrax tracked system in the back to provide traction and flotation. Nathan Graham, commercial trainer with New Holland, takes us for a ride to point out the features. Judging by its smooth ride, you won’t even know there are tracks underneath.
8/25/2014 9:18:00 AM
An innovative approach from New Holland Genesis T8 SmartTrax provides the maneuverability of wheels with the traction and flotation of tracks.
8/22/2014 3:24:00 PM
Iowa-based Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan takes on a new business venture: Shrimp production.
8/21/2014 2:51:00 PM
Fendt last week unveiled its new 700 Series tractor line, designed to give buyers a range of sizes and option packages to fit their specific operation. The series is made up of six models rated 145 to 240 maximum engine horsepower.
8/21/2014 5:07:00 AM
9R series leads long list of new equipment heading to market next year. The 9RX prototype with its four-track design is a future-look at product, but there was plenty of new equipment announced for 2015. This gallery offers you a look.
8/20/2014 10:23:00 AM
Tim Hassinger, CEO, Dow AgroSciences, is looking beyond the short-term market.
8/19/2014 5:41:00 PM
Massey Ferguson, a brand of Agco, today announced the unveiling of its new 7700 Series mid-frame tractors, a more powerful and enhanced replacement for the 7600 Series launched in 2011. This five-model series, ranging from 185 to 255 max engine HP, made its debut in Europe. They will have their first showing here in the U.S. at the Farm Progress Show being held next week.
8/18/2014 6:08:00 PM
Wisconsin seed-corn farmers do their first test run of new data analytics package from 640 Labs that automates collection of farm machinery data.
8/18/2014 9:56:00 AM
Case IH to roll out three new models as part of the 240 series in time for 2015 harvest. The company is boosting grain tank capacity, fuel capacity and horsepower with the new line.
8/14/2014 1:21:00 PM
If ethanol continues to follow lower corn prices, and barring any unforeseen catastrophes, the ethanol industry could gain traction politically, says Platts editor Jordan Godwin.
8/13/2014 3:34:00 PM
SPONSORED: Custom applicators play a key role in supporting U.S. agriculture. Farmers depend on timely, accurate applications of fertilizer and crop protection products to maximize their crop production.
It’s a job that requires long hours in the field, skill in operating sophisticated application equipment and the ability to adapt to the latest technologies designed to improve application precision and efficiency.
8/13/2014 12:47:00 PM
The renewable fuel industry is still waiting on a 2014 RFS ruling from.
8/13/2014 12:37:17 PM
Dow AgroSciences launched its new Enlist Ahead apps that will allow for herbicide application management. It’s designed for using with Dow’s Enlist system, and for making responsible application of Enlist Duo herbicide with Colex-D. Regulatory approvals are still pending for Enlist but are expected soon.
The app has two key features:
8/13/2014 11:12:00 AM
UPDATED with more news about an innovative new feature. Announced in January, the 2015 F-150 with its all-aluminum body is nearing dealer showrooms. We roundup 7 things you might want to know, and one bonus for the Super Duty F series in 2017.
8/11/2014 11:37:00 AM
AUVSI is requesting that FAA consider promptly granting an exemption to Yamaha in order to use its RMAX UAS for commercial purposes in agriculture.
8/11/2014 10:35:00 AM
Challenger launches new MT500E series row-crop tractors with higher powered, emissions-compliant engines.
8/11/2014 7:44:00 AM
Ayrstone, maker of unique wi-fi antenna, pushes envelope with in-cab product.