Sprayers have gone high-tech in recent years. Advancements including auto-steer, variable rate application, low-drift nozzles, direct-injection and pulse-width-modulation all have made chemical application more accurate. But there’s a caveat, says Joe Luck, assistant professor in the...
Krone is by pouring millions of dollars into a new technology center and expanded manufacturing and warehouse facilities in Europe and the United States. And at a recent dealer event, several new products were launched....More
Planting technologies, autonomous vehicles, and the whole topic of open-source data harnessed much of the discussion at the 2015 Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference (AETC) coverage held last February in Louisville, KY.
New Holland’s Boomer compact tractors series has been awarded the title of “Machine of the Year 2015” in the Compact and Specialized category at the SIMA 2015 show in Paris. The new Tier 4B-compliant Boomer 54D model runs a Common Rail FPT Industrial engine and features a SuperSuite cab and EasyDrive continuously variable transmission....More
Douglas Prairie, Raven product manager for planter, seeder and harvest controls, reveals the details of SmartYield Pro, a new precision system that offers data analysis for the farm. The system has been tested on over 40,000 acres and results showed accuracy of over 97%....More
Raven sponsored video: Smartrax MD
Ryan Molitor, Raven, highlights the new enhancements Raven made to its Smartsteer system. The new assisted steering system, called Smartrax MD, features more speed and torque, which the company added based on customer demand. Visit ravenprecision.com....More