The utility vehicle companies have been busy lately, with many launching brand new models for 2015 and some providing upgrades to existing machines. Throughout 2014, Farm Industry News test-drove a number of these new vehicles that range in function from recreational to utility, or even both. And we found another new group of vehicles at National Farm Machinery Show earlier this month, too.
Browse through the new models available this year, and you’ll notice the diversity in offerings that can be tailored to just what your needs are on your farm.
Take a look through more unique finds from National Farm Machinery Show earlier this month in Louisville, Ky. In this gallery, we offer up quite the variety of products, from an inexpensive air filter cleaner that helps with big cost savings to a new simplified guidance system for first-time users.
Protecting bales from moisture, cleaning up big rocks and making mower maintenance easier are all accomplished with these new products from National Farm Machinery Show. Browse through these six new products found at the show in Louisville, Feb. 11-14.
New ideas are thriving in agriculture, as seen at this year’s National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky., Feb. 11 -14. Each year the 850 booths at the largest indoor farm show in the country offer up a range of new technologies, innovations and improvements to existing product lines. The 2015 show is no exception. In this gallery we take a look at eight unique finds, from a smaller-scale spreader to an electric comfort brush for cattle.
Farm Industry News staffers landed in Louisville today to meet up with Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh and walk through the National Farm Machinery Show halls as exhibitors put the finishing touches on their booths. Bridenbaugh and wife Peggy spent the day getting a sneak peek at the new equipment they found interesting throughout the show. Here’s a look at what caught their attention.
A new stalk chopper, a portable soil tester and a sprayer attachment system that allows for late-season nutrient application all drew the attention of about 1,500 growers at the 360 Yield Center summit.
Kioti has launched its new PX Ag Tractor Series, and the company says the tractors are designed to be workhorses on the farm. Pictured here is the PX9020 model, which features hydrostatic power steering, rear differential lock, selectable ground speed power take-off (PTO), telescopic lowering ends, dual remote hydraulic valves, outside lift control, crank adjustable RH lift link and wet disc brakes. And also shown here is the KL9020 front loader that can be added on.
We recently hosted a poll on our website to gauge how farmers think and feel about using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on their operations. And it appears there is a lot of interest in the technology. As of today, the majority of those who responded to the survey said they were strongly interested in purchasing a UAV for their farm. Yet, the second highest option selected suggests many farmers don’t have a UAV planned in the budget, so there may still be mixed feelings on just how the tech will be beneficial.