All three models in the 2013 lineup (the RG900, RG1100 and RG1300) include AGCOMMAND, AGCO’s proprietary telemetry system, as a standard feature with one year of the Advanced Service subscription. For additional spray-height accuracy and control, AGCO now offers NORAC UC5 Spray Height Control System as an available technology option. Additionally, the RG900 now is available with a spinner box, making all RoGator models liquid-, dry- or combo-ready.
The all-new 504 PRO Baler from Vermeer is built to handle the demands of heavy, wet material for frequent silage baling. The 5' x 4' variable chamber baler has the heavy drive components necessary for effective silage baling, and also offers the features and flexibility to produce high-quality bales in a variety of materials. With the standard, color touch-screen E-Link Pro monitor, baling operations can be easily controlled from the cab.
With the VR2040 high-capacity wheel rake, forage producers can now harness the power of the Vermeer high-capacity wheel rake in an even larger package with the VR2040 High-Capacity Wheel Rake. With a 40' (12.19 m) raking width and 20 rake wheels each equipped with individual wheel suspension, the VR2040 High-Capacity Wheel Rake helps maximize raking efficiency.
Trimble recently introduced the WM-Topo survey system, a portable topographic data collection solution for water management that includes a Trimble Nomad handheld computer and a pole-mounted Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver.
Bestway Inc. recently introduced the AutoGlide automatic sprayer boom height control system for Bestway Field PRO IV sprayers.
At the Farm Progress Show, Mitas introduced its product line sold in North America to accommodate demands from the farming community with locally made products manufactured at its Iowan radial farm tire factory. Starting Sept. 1, all Mitas-made premium tires delivered to U.S. farmers will bear the Mitas brand name. These tires are based on Continental agricultural tires, which Mitas has made under license since 2004.
Improved soil tilth for better root development, lengthened planting windows and better nutrient access for crops are some benefits of field tiling. A new family of functionality for Ag Leader’s Integra display, called Intellislope, makes achieving those benefits easier and more economical for growers to do themselves by simplifying planning, installation and documentation of field drainage tile.
From the 59th annual Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, Hemisphere GPS introduces Outback MAX with Outback ConnX — the next-generation Outback Guidance system that simplifies precision farming. Working with Outback eDriveX with eTurns, the Outback MAX integrated display terminal's features include section and variable rate control, Eclipse™ L1/L2 GPS and GLONASS guidance, and video support for up to four monitoring cameras.
Companies from around the world have been revealing their newest products all week at the farm show in Boone, Iowa. Take a look at the newest innovations in agricultural equipment and technologies on display.
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