Kathy Graul

Digital/Production Editor,
Penton Media

Digital/Production editor for Farm Industry News magazine and farmindustrynews.com.


New FMC application tech in-depth
An innovative new system from FMC and Emerge Application Systems offers a way for growers to apply product in-furrow at planting.
Precision application monitoring

The folks at SureFire Ag Systems have introduced a new Multi Flow sys­tem, which is an electromagnet flow-meter with no moving parts that moni­tors up to 48 rows on an implement while applying liquid product. Farm Industry News got an overview of the system at the National Farm Machinery Show in February.

New Product Monday: Loader enhancements, stackable tools, bale wrappers and more
New Product Monday launches as way to share new innovative products, technology and tools with farmers.
New variable-rate tillage tool from Summers
A new tillage tool from Summers is a combination of conventional and vertical tillage, which gives the operator more control in the field.
Bluetooth lawn tractors
Bluetooth connectivity comes to several models of lawn tractors from Cub Cadet.
8 new utility vehicles

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.

Cleaner air filters, warm floors, simple guidance and more from NFMS

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.

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50th National Farm Machinery Show draws huge crowd
NFMS celebrates 50th anniversary, sees rise in attendance from last year.
6 products for getting jobs done easier around the farm

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.

All photos: Mike Boyatt

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Finding unique tools for the farm

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.

All photos: Mike Boyatt

Gearing up for the big show

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.

Range of new fuel trailers
Several models are available in Meridian’s line of fuel trailers, including ones that allow for storing service equipment.
Organize your time at National Farm Machinery Show
The show app features schedules, maps, Louisville information and more.
New innovations from 360 Yield Center
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.
Quirky gadgets, green tech, drones and more from CES 2015
Here we round up what we think are five key items from CES 2015 that may spark your interest.

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