Farm Equipment

  • Sep 23, 2015

    New standard to manage mixed equipment fleets

    Thinking about your farm machinery inventory as a fleet may be a new idea, but managing those important assets in new ways will become increasingly important....More
  • Sep 18, 2015

    INDUSTRY INSIDER: Russ Green, Agco director of product and brand strategy

    I remember the first time I met Russ Green, director of product and brand strategy for Agco. It was in the late 90’s,  right around the time of the famous merger of the then-rivals Case IH and New Holland, and Green was serving as the senior director of marketing for Case IH. He was seated at the head table in a lakeside restaurant wearing a dark tailored suit, a striped red necktie, and a big gold ring, remnants from his college years....More
  • Sep 10, 2015

    2016 Model Year Combine Preview

    In the last five years, manufacturers had to devote much of their R&D dollars to redesigning engines that met Tier 4 emissions regulations. Now that most of that work done, machinery manufacturers can now focus time and dollars to other areas, combines being a big one. Most of the major OEMs have come out with new combine models or feature upgrades for 2016. To save you some time in comparison shopping, here are some company links that will give you roundup of what’s new. Case IH Axial-Flow 140 series combines...More
  • Jul 16, 2015

    Cover crops: The mechanics of how to plant

    It’s hard to pick up a farm magazine these days without finding an article on cover crops. Why you should plant them, when you should plant them, and what should you plant to put nutrients back in the soil. They help reduce soil erosion. Their roots break up compaction. And they can fix nutrients so they don’t get washed away, and they put some in while they’re at it....More

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