Farm Industry News http://farmindustrynews.com/rss.xml en Two "kids" from McGill http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/two-kids-mcgill <div class="node-body blog-body">Graduate students from one of Canada’s top research institutions talk about how machine vision is automating tasks like tillage on farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/two-kids-mcgill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/two-kids-mcgill#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:44:00 +0000 79571 at http://farmindustrynews.com Cover crops: benefits and resources http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/cover-crops-benefits-and-resources <div class="field-byline"> Source: Monte Vandeveer, Gary Lesoing, University of Nebraska-Lincoln extension educators </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wet conditions have persisted across eastern Nebraska and in some other areas, and as spring planting winds down, some growers have been unable to complete their usual plantings.&nbsp; These growers have a number of alternatives for the unplanted acres, including planting this ground to cover crops.&nbsp; This article discusses several issues related to this alternative.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Benefits of cover crops</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/cover-crops-benefits-and-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/cover-crops-benefits-and-resources#comments Crop Protection Hay Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:04:00 +0000 79561 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Annual ryegrass</p> Apache sprayer upgrades, precise spreading, Unverferth rewards program and more http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/apache-sprayer-upgrades-precise-spreading-unverferth-rewards-program-and-more <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>To kick off July we bring you a New Product Monday gallery that features a new bucket rake from ANBO; a new Great Plains no-till drill; upgrades to the 2016 Apache sprayer lineup; and a Digi-Star system that allows for prescription-based control of manure application. Click through the gallery for more information and links.</p> <p>Don&#39;t miss out on these recent New Product Monday galleries:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/apache-sprayer-upgrades-precise-spreading-unverferth-rewards-program-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/apache-sprayer-upgrades-precise-spreading-unverferth-rewards-program-and-more#comments Farm Equipment Equipment & Supplies Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:24:00 +0000 79551 at http://farmindustrynews.com 4th of July American flag photo contest http://farmindustrynews.com/business/4th-july-american-flag-photo-contest <div class="node-body gallery-body">Farm Industry News celebrates the 4th of July by offering an opportunity to readers to submit American flag photos for a chance to win $50. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/4th-july-american-flag-photo-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/4th-july-american-flag-photo-contest#comments Business Business Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:24:00 +0000 79541 at http://farmindustrynews.com Team FIN farmer featured on the news http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/team-fin-farmer-featured-news <div class="node-body blog-body">Fresh shrimp in Iowa? Local news station picks up Jeff Ryan’s latest business venture and features it on TV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/team-fin-farmer-featured-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/team-fin-farmer-featured-news#comments Shop/Office Business Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:07:00 +0000 79531 at http://farmindustrynews.com Deere leads Google in self-driving race, cites the Robot Report http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/deere-leads-google-self-driving-race-cites-robot-report <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>While doing some background research for a robotics story I&rsquo;m working on for our August issue, I came across an article by Frank Tobe that I wanted to share. &nbsp;Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, which happens to be a goldmine of information on robotics.</p> <p>His most recent post on 06/27/15 is headlined: &nbsp;&ldquo;As Google cars roll out, Deere reminds us of thousands of their self-driving tractors,&rdquo; in which he makes reference to Google&rsquo;s sending 25 new self-driving cars onto streets this summer.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/deere-leads-google-self-driving-race-cites-robot-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/deere-leads-google-self-driving-race-cites-robot-report#comments Precision guidance John Deere Precision farming Tractors Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:50:00 +0000 79521 at http://farmindustrynews.com New radial farm tires; solving diesel fuel storage; carbon fiber booms and more http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-radial-farm-tires-solving-diesel-fuel-storage-carbon-fiber-booms-and-more <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>To wrap up the month of June, this week&rsquo;s New Product Monday gallery features a few unique new products. Miller offers a new line of work globes; Penray Companies helps solve diesel fuel storage issues; John Deere partners on carbon fiber booms; ProTrakker offers a new hydraulic hitch and drawbar; and BKT comes out with a new New radial tire with IF technology for farm implements. Check out the photos and click through for product links.</p> <p>Don&#39;t miss out on these recent New Product Monday galleries:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-radial-farm-tires-solving-diesel-fuel-storage-carbon-fiber-booms-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-radial-farm-tires-solving-diesel-fuel-storage-carbon-fiber-booms-and-more#comments Farm Equipment Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:54:00 +0000 79501 at http://farmindustrynews.com A robot that taps trees http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/robot-taps-trees <div class="node-body gallery-body">Engineering students from around the world compete to design the best sap collector of all time in the 2014 American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE) Robotics Competition</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/robot-taps-trees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/robot-taps-trees#comments Electronics Electronics and digital equipment Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:57:00 +0000 79491 at http://farmindustrynews.com New 5 Series air carts from Case IH http://farmindustrynews.com/new-5-series-air-carts-case-ih <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Case IH recently introduced its new Precision Air 5 series air carts, developed to get the most from every plant&rsquo;s potential through highly accurate seed and fertilizer placement. As the newest member of the Case IH Precision Air seeding equipment line, the next-generation air carts boost capacity and use AccuSection section control technology to help producers do more work in less time.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/new-5-series-air-carts-case-ih" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Farm Equipment Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:08:39 +0000 79511 at http://farmindustrynews.com The Great Cell Phone Brush-Off http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/great-cell-phone-brush <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan gets put to the test on his brush hauling skills for two separate jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/great-cell-phone-brush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/great-cell-phone-brush#comments Trucks/pickups Transport Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:04:00 +0000 79461 at http://farmindustrynews.com Managing nitrogen after heavy rains http://farmindustrynews.com/managing-nitrogen-after-heavy-rains <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em>Source: DuPont Pioneer</em></p> <p>Corn fields in the Upper Midwest that received excessive rain in June may be susceptible to nitrogen (N) loss. Growers managing those fields might want to consider applying additional N to fields that have experienced ponding to avoid potential yield losses.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/managing-nitrogen-after-heavy-rains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:46:03 +0000 79451 at http://farmindustrynews.com Global event in Milan offers food focus http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/global-event-milan-offers-food-focus <div class="node-body gallery-body">Expo Milano in Italy allows countries to showcase their technology and love of all things food. Countries offered their take on environmentally sound ways to feed the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/global-event-milan-offers-food-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/global-event-milan-offers-food-focus#comments Farm Equipment Events Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:12:00 +0000 79441 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>New Holland, the only ag company at Expo Milano, shared the story of commerical, sustainable agriculture. And it showed off some big equipment. Expo runs from May 1 through October 31. After that, New Holland will have to take down this exhibit and they&#39;re not sure yet where it will end up.</p> Yamaha unveils 2016 ATVs http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/yamaha-unveils-2016-atvs <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Yamaha takes the wraps off its 2016 ATVs with the introduction of the new Grizzly and Kodiak 700. The Grizzly has a number of new features including 26-inch Maxxis tires, 6 percent more power, 9 percent more torque, and beefier racks for increased carring capacity. MSRP on the Grizzly EPS SE is $10,299. The new Kodiak 700 featues increased durability and a compact, nimble chassis, along with increased storae. MSRP for the Kodiak 700 is $6,999. Watch the video for additional new features. Visit <a href="http://yamaha-motor.com" target="_blank">yamaha-motor.com</a> for more information.</p></div> <div class="field-byline"> Source: Yamaha </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/yamaha-unveils-2016-atvs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/yamaha-unveils-2016-atvs#comments ATV/UV ATV Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:07:00 +0000 79431 at http://farmindustrynews.com 4th of July photo contest http://farmindustrynews.com/shopoffice/4th-july-photo-contest <div class="node-body article-body">Farm Industry News offers an American flag photo contest in honor of Independence Day for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/shopoffice/4th-july-photo-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/shopoffice/4th-july-photo-contest#comments Shop/Office Business Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:56:00 +0000 79421 at http://farmindustrynews.com Tom Pennington/Getty Images New Bobcat skid-steer loaders, tire tech, precise weighing and more http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-bobcat-skid-steer-loaders-tire-tech-precise-weighing-and-more <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This week&rsquo;s installment of New Product Monday offers up a new mix of products for agriculture. Hydroswing has a new hydraulic door; Bobat introduces a new aftertreatment tech for skid-steer loaders, Goodyear offers up some tire tech for ATVs and UTVs; Iteris announces general availability of its ClearAg precision ag services; and a precise weighing system is announced. Browse through for links and more information.</p> <p>Don&#39;t miss out on these recent New Product Monday galleries:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-bobcat-skid-steer-loaders-tire-tech-precise-weighing-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-bobcat-skid-steer-loaders-tire-tech-precise-weighing-and-more#comments Farm Equipment Equipment & Supplies Mon, 22 Jun 2015 22:17:00 +0000 79331 at http://farmindustrynews.com Getting back to normal, plus tractor photos from the fair http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/getting-back-normal-plus-tractor-photos-fair <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The rainwater has receded but it will take several days before anything can move in the fields. The airplanes are spraying the tomatoes that are grown around here. They have to be sprayed every 7 &ndash; 10 days all the way to harvest. Some fields have been ruined and some soybean fields have not been planted yet. The wet weather hasn&rsquo;t really helped with the price of corn and soybeans and wheat.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/getting-back-normal-plus-tractor-photos-fair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/getting-back-normal-plus-tractor-photos-fair#comments Farm Equipment Farm Equipment Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:45:00 +0000 79321 at http://farmindustrynews.com Thoughts on a big merger http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/thoughts-big-merger <div class="node-body blog-body">The long-time talks between Syngenta and Monsanto are nearing some kind of completion, what does that mean?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/thoughts-big-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/thoughts-big-merger#comments Precision Farming Companies Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:41:00 +0000 79311 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Photograph by Brent Stirton/Getty Images</p> 5 tech gift ideas for Dad http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-tech-gift-ideas-dad <div class="node-body blog-body">If you've waited until the last minute to roundup a great gift for Dad, here are some tech options that may get the ball rolling on your Father's Day shopping.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-tech-gift-ideas-dad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-tech-gift-ideas-dad#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:35:00 +0000 79301 at http://farmindustrynews.com Inside look at tractor rollout in Europe http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/inside-look-tractor-rollout-europe <div class="node-body gallery-body">New Holland launches its SmartTrax T8 lineup and revised T7 tractors in Europe and we were along as well. They do things a little differently, during a ride-and-drive. They get the same result, but we enjoyed the process. Check out this photo guide to the event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/inside-look-tractor-rollout-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/inside-look-tractor-rollout-europe#comments Farm Equipment New Holland Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:35:00 +0000 79291 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The new T7 tractor lineup from New Holland is now powered by a final Tier 4 engine. The hoodline changes and there are tweaks to the cab as well, including enhanced lighting. It was one of two machines rolled out to International media recently in Italy.</p> Planting recap, flood photos from the Bridenbaughs http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/planting-recap-flood-photos-bridenbaughs <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh shares a recap from planting, some recent flood photos near his home and other thoughts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/planting-recap-flood-photos-bridenbaughs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/planting-recap-flood-photos-bridenbaughs#comments Sprayers Farm Equipment Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:04:00 +0000 79281 at http://farmindustrynews.com Walmart’s Sustainability scorecard: How do you measure up? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/walmart-s-sustainability-scorecard-how-do-you-measure <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Last week Robert Kaplan, director of sustainability for Walmart, announced he was moving on after four years of promoting sustainability at the world&rsquo;s largest retailer. In his farewell letter, Kaplan outlined some of the achievements Walmart made during that time. Among them:</p> <p>-Eliminated nearly 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas;</p> <p>-Collaborated with Target, one of its biggest competitors, to bring more sustainable personal care and beauty products to the shelf; and,</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/walmart-s-sustainability-scorecard-how-do-you-measure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/walmart-s-sustainability-scorecard-how-do-you-measure#comments Energy Sustainable Agriculture Water Management Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:59:00 +0000 79271 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Caption: Former CNN correspondent Frank Sesno (left) interviews Robert Kaplan, Walmart&rsquo;s director of sustainability (middle), and Rick Tolman (right), National Corn Growers Association, on the topic of sustainability at the Bayer CropScience&rsquo;s 8th Annual Ag Issues Forum.<br /> Photo Credit: Jodie Wehrspann</p> Quality sampling for nematodes http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/quality-sampling-nematodes <div class="field-byline"> Source: Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Timing is important to a quality nematode analysis. In sandy fields sampling is best done up to the V6 growth stage. Fields with finer textured soils can be sampled for nematodes almost any time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/quality-sampling-nematodes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/quality-sampling-nematodes#comments Crop Protection Crop Protection Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:12:00 +0000 79261 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo by Tamra Jackson-Ziems Tractor cab organizer, tech tools, mowers and more for the farm http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/tractor-cab-organizer-tech-tools-mowers-and-more-farm <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In this week&rsquo;s installment of New Product Monday, we bring you several new services and products for the farm. Automatic Equipment Manufacturing Company has introduced a system that maximizes cab space; Valley Irrigation offers a new mobile site; Case Construction announced a new warranty; Milwaukee offers an organizer for the farm shop; and Kuhn comes out with new mower models. Read through for more information and links.</p> <p>Don&#39;t miss out on these recent New Product Monday galleries:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/tractor-cab-organizer-tech-tools-mowers-and-more-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/tractor-cab-organizer-tech-tools-mowers-and-more-farm#comments Farm Equipment Equipment & Supplies Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:13:00 +0000 79241 at http://farmindustrynews.com AgriCharts launches marketplace for farmers, grain buyers http://farmindustrynews.com/agricharts-launches-marketplace-farmers-grain-buyers <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/farmindustrynews.com/files/uploads/2015/03/grainsdotcom.png" style="width: 400px; height: 181px; margin: 3px; float: left;" />AgriCharts, a division of Barchart.com, Inc. and a provider of information and technology solutions for agribusinesses, today announced the launch of <a href="http://www.agnewscenter.com/trk/process.cfm?track=3711&amp;tc=2&amp;codex=519334" target="_blank">Grains.com</a>, an online marketplace for farmers and grain buyers. Grains.com gives farmers the ability to connect to grain elevators in North America and view their local grain bids.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/agricharts-launches-marketplace-farmers-grain-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 06:07:39 +0000 79251 at http://farmindustrynews.com Topcon acquires boom technology company http://farmindustrynews.com/topcon-acquires-boom-technology-company <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/farmindustrynews.com/files/uploads/2015/03/Topcon-NORAC_handshake.jpg" style="width: 400px; height: 320px; margin: 3px; float: left;" title="Jamie Williamson (left), Topcon executive vice president and general manager of precision automation, shakes hands with Bill Strelioff, NORAC president and CEO, during the ceremonies at NORAC headquarters announcing its acquisition by Topcon." /><a href="https://www.topconpositioning.com/" target="_blank">Topcon Positioning Group</a> has announced the acquisition of <a href="http://www.norac.ca/" target="_blank">Norac Syste</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/topcon-acquires-boom-technology-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:19:12 +0000 79221 at http://farmindustrynews.com An interesting high-tech term http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/interesting-high-tech-term <div class="node-body blog-body">Spending time at the World Pork Expo last week was interesting in a number of ways, even for a person who spends most of his time working in row crops. And I picked up some new vocabulary along the way - it's not what you think.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/interesting-high-tech-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/interesting-high-tech-term#comments Precision Farming Events Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 11 Jun 2015 05:43:00 +0000 79211 at http://farmindustrynews.com Look who's blogging now http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/look-whos-blogging-now <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Look who&rsquo;s blogging now</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/look-whos-blogging-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/look-whos-blogging-now#comments Precision Farming Inputs Marketing and Promotion Precision farming Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:37:00 +0000 79201 at http://farmindustrynews.com FIN EXCLUSIVE: Inside Salford Group http://farmindustrynews.com/tillage/fin-exclusive-inside-salford-group <div class="node-body gallery-body">Salford unveils new equipment and outlines plans for growth in new markets</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tillage/fin-exclusive-inside-salford-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tillage/fin-exclusive-inside-salford-group#comments Tillage Farm Equipment Tillage equipment Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:29:00 +0000 79191 at http://farmindustrynews.com Making a plan after delayed soybean planting http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/making-plan-after-delayed-soybean-planting <div class="field-byline"> By Aaron Nygren, Nebraska Extension Educator; Nathan Mueller, Nebraska Extension Educator; Jenny Rees, Nebraska Extension Educator; Jim Specht, UNL Professor Emeritus Agronomy and Horticulture </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With many areas experiencing heavy rain in May, soybean planting is behind normal this year. According to the USDA NASS crop report on May 26, soybean planting was 59% complete compared to the five-year average of 73% and last year&#39;s 85%. Areas of the state will need considerable drying before fields are ready to plant. Many producers may be wondering if they need to rethink their agronomic practices such as relative maturity, row spacing, and seeding rate. The following are strategies to consider when planting soybean in June or July.</p> <p><strong>Relative Maturity</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/making-plan-after-delayed-soybean-planting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/making-plan-after-delayed-soybean-planting#comments Soybean varieties Soybean Mon, 08 Jun 2015 21:30:00 +0000 79171 at http://farmindustrynews.com 5 new agricultural product enhancements http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/5-new-agricultural-product-enhancements <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In this week&rsquo;s installment of New Product Monday, we focus in on a group of products and services that have recently been enhanced in a variety of ways. Claas invests in a new shredlage technology for its harvesters; Monsanto upgrades two of its pest management tools; New Holland upgrades its mini excavators; Syngenta expands its AgriEdge program; and John Deere adds tools to the Operations Center within MyJohnDeere. Click through for more information and links.</p> <p>Don&#39;t miss out on these recent New Product Monday galleries:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/5-new-agricultural-product-enhancements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/5-new-agricultural-product-enhancements#comments Farm Equipment Equipment & Supplies Mon, 08 Jun 2015 18:44:00 +0000 79151 at http://farmindustrynews.com