Twenty-three teams from 10 countries recently competed at the International Field Robot event held during the DLG Field Days. This international competition brings international student teams and their autonomous field robots to Bernburg-Strenzfeld, Germany, to compete in five assigned tasks.
Started in 2003 by the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands, the goal of the competition is to test new technologies in robotics and precision farming under real-world conditions.
The DLG (German Agricultural Society) Field Days 2014, held recently at the DLG Crop Protection Center at Bernberg-Strenzfeld, Germany, showcased many new innovations in crop production for German, and European, producers in attendance.
For the 2015 harvest, producers will have a new line of yellow machines that capitalize on 40 years of the company's dual rotor design. Launch includes biggest New Holland combine ever introduced....More
Oregon Cordless has launched a new battery-powered 40V chainsaw, which Team FIN put to test on some jobs around the farm. See how they rated the new tool by browsing through the gallery. You'll find their score on the last slide.
Just one year after Yamaha Motor Corporation launched its three-passenger side-by-side (SxS) utility vehicle called the Viking, the company has come out with an even bigger machine called the Viking VI. The “VI” stands for six-person seating, which is a first for Yamaha.
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