Farm Industry News http://farmindustrynews.com/rss.xml en Drone tech boost, privacy protection, routers, Windows 10 http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/drone-tech-boost-privacy-protection-routers-windows-10 <div class="field-deck"> This week's installment of the Friday Tech Five covers a wide range of tools and tech. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Precision Hawk gets a financial bump; U.S. House takes an email privacy vote; find a new router; and Windows 10.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/drone-tech-boost-privacy-protection-routers-windows-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/drone-tech-boost-privacy-protection-routers-windows-10#comments Precision Farming Business Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:59:00 +0000 82941 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Need a new router? Check out a review of 10 new models; Precision Hawk keeps adding financing - from big names; Windows 10 has new features; and Google Talks artificial intelligence.</p> Image: nongkranch/Thinkstock Heavy duty pickups haul more than big loads http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/heavy-duty-pickups-haul-more-big-loads <div class="node-body gallery-body">Rising use of technology to differentiate brands brings offers of enhanced trailering, better steering and greater connectivity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/heavy-duty-pickups-haul-more-big-loads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/truckspickups/heavy-duty-pickups-haul-more-big-loads#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:56:00 +0000 82921 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Rising use of technology to differentiate brands brings offers of enhanced trailering, better steering and greater connectivity.</p> New genetic tools to boost productivity http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/new-genetic-tools-boost-productivity <div class="field-deck"> There's a term you'll hear more of in the future - CRISPR-Cas - and DuPont Pioneer is putting the tech to use. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's a precision genetic tool being put to work in crop breeding that offers benefits for future elite, high-performing crops. Pioneer is moving forward with work on a commercial hybrid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/new-genetic-tools-boost-productivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/new-genetic-tools-boost-productivity#comments Corn hybrids Crops Corn Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:17:00 +0000 82911 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>With CRISPR-Cas it&#39;s possible to do precision gene insertions (or deletions) in a crop genome that boost productivity or enhance other traits. This isn&#39;t a GMO because the work done involves traits from the same species - corn gene into a corn plant, for example.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt Interest rates: The fed takes action by not taking action http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-credit-services-mid-america/interest-rates-fed-takes-action-not-taking-action <div class="field-byline"> SPONSORED </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>SPONSORED: The Fed recently decided to leave interest rates unchanged. How does this impact agriculture, and the financial considerations for farmers?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-credit-services-mid-america/interest-rates-fed-takes-action-not-taking-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-credit-services-mid-america/interest-rates-fed-takes-action-not-taking-action#comments Farm Credit Services of Mid-America Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:00:00 +0000 82901 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Farmers should double their consideration of refinancing long-term loans and converting variable-rate loans to fixed rates before future increases &ndash; rates will not be this low forever.</p> Putting data to work - Part 2 http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> Big Data is all it's cracked up to be, provided you pull together your information and maximize its use. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just how will you put Big Data to work on your operation? In this installment we continue our look at the issue, including a resource guide for your farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-2#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:15:00 +0000 82881 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Yield information is just one piece of data from your farm that can be used for decision-making. Other tasks from application to work around the farm help you manage more closely, and for profit.</p> Putting data to work - Part 1 http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> Big Data is all it's cracked up to be, provided you pull together your information and maximize its use. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Once you've collected all that information just how will you put it to work? You'll find a growing number of services and companies to help, here's the first of a two-part look at what they offer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-1#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:16:00 +0000 82871 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>You&#39;ve done the hard work of bringing data from disparate sources into one place, now what do you do? There&#39;s a growing list of companies that can help and here&#39;s a look at what they can do for you.</p> Image: Melissa Landgraf and SweetCrisis/ET-ARTWORKS/iStock/Thinkstock Mowing, loading and manure http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/mowing-loading-and-manure <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week we're featuring some new tools for mowing, we've got a loader attachment offering flexibility for smaller tractors and a new manure hauler with plenty of capacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/mowing-loading-and-manure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/mowing-loading-and-manure#comments Farm Equipment Crops Pasture Management Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:12:00 +0000 82861 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The new Kioti mid-mount mower is just one of several machines that help you tackle tough mowing tasks around the farm. And we feature a manure handling tool and an adapter that makes your compact tractor more productive.</p> Industry reports available, outsiders invest in ag and telling the ag tech story http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/industry-reports-available-outsiders-invest-ag-and-telling-ag-tech-story <div class="node-body article-body">In this week's Friday Tech Five we look at a new report from a sister brand that offers farmers insight into equipment price trends and news from the investment community.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/industry-reports-available-outsiders-invest-ag-and-telling-ag-tech-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/industry-reports-available-outsiders-invest-ag-and-telling-ag-tech-story#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Shop/Office Crops Practices and Systems Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:20:00 +0000 82851 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This week we look at a new report from a sister brand that offers farmers insight into equipment price trends and news from the investment community.</p> Photo: Nonkranch/Thinkstock How to read a leaf http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/how-read-leaf <div class="node-body article-body">Mark Glady, agronomist for Winfield, teaches chemical applicators how to select the right spray nozzle for pesticide application using this simple visual.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/how-read-leaf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/how-read-leaf#comments Sprayers Farm Equipment Precision Farming Crop Protection Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:16:00 +0000 82841 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Matching nozzle to what&#39;s being applied is important, especially as new crop protection products coming to market.</p> Photo: John Deere Spray and hay tool roundup http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/spray-and-hay-tool-roundup <div class="node-body gallery-body">It's that time of year. If you're raising livestock you're not only trying to finish planting, but getting ready to cut hay. And for crop producers, spray-time is near. We wrap up this spring look at tools with some spraying and haying equipment and tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/spray-and-hay-tool-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/spray-and-hay-tool-roundup#comments Sprayers Hay Farm Equipment Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:00:00 +0000 82821 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>It&#39;s that time of year. If you&#39;re raising livestock you&#39;re not only trying to finish planting, but getting ready to cut hay. And for crop producers, spray-time is near. We wrap up this spring look at tools with some spraying and haying equipment and tools.</p> 7 products you shouldn’t go without at spray time http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/7-products-you-shouldn-t-go-without-spray-time <div class="node-body article-body">Your sprayer can be more effective, provided you have the right 'tools' on hand. Here's a list of items for best spraying results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/7-products-you-shouldn-t-go-without-spray-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/7-products-you-shouldn-t-go-without-spray-time#comments Sprayers Farm Equipment Practices and Systems Agrochemicals Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:21:00 +0000 82831 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Mark Glady, Winfield, talks about essential spray tech during a recent event in western Minnesota.</p> Photo: Jodie Wehrspann 3 biggest mistakes applicators make http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/3-biggest-mistakes-applicators-make <div class="node-body article-body">With tough weeds like waterhemp out there targeting your fields, a lot has to go right for best results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/3-biggest-mistakes-applicators-make" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/3-biggest-mistakes-applicators-make#comments Crop Protection Sprayers Crops Practices and Systems Agrochemicals Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:27:00 +0000 82811 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Sarah Leshuk, agronomy associate with Central Lakes Cooperative in Atwater, MN, held up two waterhemp plants to show how fast the weed can grow in just two weeks. The untreated weed (on right) grew 9 inches during that timeframe.</p> Photo: Jodie Wehrspann New smart phone game educates about ag, construction http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/new-smart-phone-game-educates-about-ag-construction <div class="node-body blog-body">Association of Equipment Manufacturers kicks off their election season in a new way - a game you can download. And a road trip to go along with it.</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/new-smart-phone-game-educates-about-ag-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/new-smart-phone-game-educates-about-ag-construction#comments Farm Equipment Business Election Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:19:00 +0000 82801 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>AEM has a new smart phone game that is fun to play, but also delivers a message about the importance of ag and construction.</p> Know your spray nozzle vocabulary http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/know-your-spray-nozzle-vocabulary <div class="node-body article-body">With new, more sensitive, crop protection products coming to market; and your need to get the right product where it belongs, nozzle knowledge pays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/know-your-spray-nozzle-vocabulary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/know-your-spray-nozzle-vocabulary#comments Sprayers Farm Equipment Precision Farming Agrochemicals Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:49:00 +0000 82791 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Mark Glady, Winfield, shares a spray pattern board showing the dispersal from three different nozzle types.</p> Choose propane power, get an incentive http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/choose-propane-power-get-incentive <div class="node-body article-body">The propane industry has been promoting ways farmers can make a fuel switch, and get a range of benefits. New research shows the move may pay off for many.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/choose-propane-power-get-incentive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/choose-propane-power-get-incentive#comments Farm Equipment Buying/Purchasing Irrigation Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:21:00 +0000 82781 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Farmers who make the switch from diesel or electric irrigation power could get an incentive by going propane. Research shows farmers that did saw savings.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt Sentera transforms Inspire Drone into affordable precision scouting tool http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/sentera-transforms-inspire-drone-affordable-precision-scouting-tool <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Sentera, LLC, a software, sensor, and drone company is making precise crop health and normalized difference vegetation index data affordable to every grower. Sentera developed the capability to transform new or existing DJI Inspire drones into precision agriculture scouting tools while retaining full functionality of the Inspire&rsquo;s 360-degree camera.</p> <p>The NDVI Upgrade seamlessly integrates Sentera&rsquo;s proven Single Sensor with the intuitive DJI INSPIRE drone, capturing precise near-infrared (NIR) imagery and producing NDVI crop maps.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/sentera-transforms-inspire-drone-affordable-precision-scouting-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Technology Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:00:00 +0000 82771 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Sentera LLC can upgrade the DJI Inspire drone with a single sensor to provide normalized differential vegetation index data.</p> Polaris Industries voluntarily recalls certain RZR 900 and 1000 off-road vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/polaris-industries-voluntarily-recalls-certain-rzr-900-and-1000-road-vehicles <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII) jointly announced with the&nbsp; U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today, that the company is voluntarily recalling certain RZR 900 and 1000 off-road vehicles manufactured since model year 2013 due to reports of thermal-related incidents, including fires. Detailed information about the recall is available at <a href="http://www.polaris.com/rzr-recall" target="_blank">polaris.com/rzr-recall</a>.</p> <p>Polaris conducted a thorough investigation to pinpoint the root causes and put forward a comprehensive solution to address them.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/polaris-industries-voluntarily-recalls-certain-rzr-900-and-1000-road-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATV/UV Companies Regulations Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:30:00 +0000 82761 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Polaris has issued a recall of selected models of RZR 900 and 1000 side-by-side utility vehicles. Check the link to find out if a RZR you own is included.</p> Time to haul stuff? http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/time-haul-stuff <div class="node-body gallery-body">You could call this New Product Monday, or Trailer Monday, and both would be right. We've rounded up a range of trailer products from fuel carriers to grain haulers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/time-haul-stuff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/time-haul-stuff#comments Farm Equipment Tradeshows Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:38:00 +0000 82751 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>You could call this New Product Monday, or Trailer Monday, and both would be right. We&#39;ve rounded up a range of trailer products from fuel carriers to grain haulers.</p> 5 tech links to check on a Friday http://farmindustrynews.com/shopoffice/5-tech-links-check-friday <div class="node-body article-body">We're trying something new on Fridays, a roundup of five top tech ideas and issues we ran across in the news this week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/shopoffice/5-tech-links-check-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/shopoffice/5-tech-links-check-friday#comments Shop/Office Companies Practices and Systems Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:44:00 +0000 82741 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Check out this inaugural roundup of tech topics from the Microsoft lawsuit to new information about Monarch butterflies. Tech is moving ahead, we&#39;re helping you keep up. (Image: Nongkran_ch/Thinkstock)</p> Image: Nongkran_ch/Thinkstock The right replacements http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/right-replacements <div class="node-body blog-body">A day with a DOT officer, a trip to the ethanol plan to unload corn, a flat tire, and connecting with my evolving cast of characters.</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/right-replacements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/right-replacements#comments Trucks/pickups Practices and Systems Corn Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:05:00 +0000 82731 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Blogger Jeff Ryan finds he has a flat - or rather a DOT officer helped him find the flat.</p> Taking to the skies with new UAVs http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/taking-skies-new-uavs <div class="node-body gallery-body">As the Federal Aviation Administration nears final rules for use of unmanned aerial vehicles for broader use, this gallery offers a look at some tools you'll want to check out if you're interested in using the technology on your farm. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/taking-skies-new-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/taking-skies-new-uavs#comments Precision Farming Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:59:00 +0000 82721 at http://farmindustrynews.com Farmers have chance to support new ag tech http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-have-chance-support-new-ag-tech <div class="field-byline"> Source | Monsanto, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Clock is ticking on a public comment period for use of dicamba on Monsanto's newest technology. At least one state is urging caution in planting the new-tech soybeans for 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-have-chance-support-new-ag-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-have-chance-support-new-ag-tech#comments Biotech Traits Crop Protection John Deere Seed Wed, 13 Apr 2016 18:49:00 +0000 82711 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>EPA is in the middle of a 30-day comment period for the use of dicamba in-crop on Roundup 2 Xtend soybeans and Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton.</p> Photo: Delta Farm Press INDUSTRY INSIDER: Robb Fraley http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto’s chief technology officer talks about the advancements in data science, crop modeling and what’s next for the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley#comments Biotech Traits Crop Protection Precision Farming Monsanto Crops Practices and Systems Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:32:00 +0000 82701 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Robb Fraley, executive vice president and chief technology officer for Monsanto, talked with Farm Industry News about the next advancements in data sciences and biology.</p> Photo: Jodie Wehrspann Cellular RTK, soil analysis tool, irrigation sensor, mobile data system http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/cellular-rtk-soil-analysis-tool-irrigation-sensor-mobile-data-system <div class="node-body gallery-body">This installment of New Product Monday includes John Deere's launch of a new mobile RTK signal; a new soil analysis tool from Veris that you can pull with a utility vehicle, two new irrigation products and a new farm data system that works with your smart phone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/cellular-rtk-soil-analysis-tool-irrigation-sensor-mobile-data-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/cellular-rtk-soil-analysis-tool-irrigation-sensor-mobile-data-system#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Crops Practices and Systems Mon, 11 Apr 2016 20:41:00 +0000 82691 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Veris Technologies has launched its on-the-go soil sensor platform, the Veris U3, that uses three sensors to create what it calls affordable, high-resolution soil pH, organic matter and soil texture (electrical conductivity) maps behind a utility vehicle.</p> The continuing GMO debate...lingers http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers <div class="node-body blog-body">Is society ready for a nuanced discussion about technology that holds great promise? It doesn't look that way, yet the issue of GMOs is far from a simple yes/no answer.</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/continuing-gmo-debatelingers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers#comments Biotech Traits Seed Crops Plant and Animal Health Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:30:00 +0000 82681 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The GMO debate is stirring up plenty of talk, with little room for either side to move. (Image: JackyLeung/Thinkstock)</p> The networked farm thrives http://farmindustrynews.com/tech-work/networked-farm-thrives <div class="node-body article-body">VIDEO ADDED: At Frahm Farmland near Colby, Kan., being connected is the only way to go. The approach allows the farm to cover many acres and manage each precisely.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tech-work/networked-farm-thrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tech-work/networked-farm-thrives#comments Tech at Work Crops Practices and Systems Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:53:00 +0000 82671 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Jason Schielke heads up information technology at Frahm Farmland. The 30,000-acre corn and wheat operation near Colby, Kan., relies heavily on cloud-based systems to manage information.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt Sprayers and related tools for the 2016 season http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/sprayers-and-related-tools-2016-season <div class="node-body gallery-body">There's still time to review your spraying needs for this season and upgrade where necessary. Whether you're looking for a new sprayer, or tools to support that sprayer in the field, this gallery offers choices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/sprayers-and-related-tools-2016-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/sprayers-and-related-tools-2016-season#comments Sprayers Farm Equipment Farm Progress Show Crops Precision Farming Agrochemicals Tradeshows Thu, 07 Apr 2016 12:44:00 +0000 82661 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>There&#39;s still time to review your spraying needs for this season and upgrade where necessary. Whether you&#39;re looking for a new sprayer, or tools to support that sprayer in the field, this gallery offers choices.</p> Video Demo: Picking the right spray nozzle http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/video-demo-picking-right-spray-nozzle <div class="node-body video-body">What nozzle should you use in the field? With changing crop protection products that's a more detailed choice than ever before.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/video-demo-picking-right-spray-nozzle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/video-demo-picking-right-spray-nozzle#comments Sprayers Precision Farming Chemicals Crops Variable Rate Application Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:54:00 +0000 82651 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Mark Glady, region agronomist with Winfield Solutions, a Land O&rsquo;Lakes Company, recently gave a talk in Willmar, MN, on how to select the right sprayer nozzle for different product applications.</p> 5 tech areas to explore during spring planting http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/5-tech-areas-explore-during-spring-planting <div class="node-body article-body">In the heat of planting and spraying, it’s time for a tech checkup, while what you're seeing is fresh in your mind.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/5-tech-areas-explore-during-spring-planting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/5-tech-areas-explore-during-spring-planting#comments Technology Decision Time Farm Equipment Precision Farming Crops Practices and Systems Wed, 06 Apr 2016 20:35:00 +0000 82641 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>When the rush is on to get work done, it&#39;s also when you&#39;re seeing areas where you could improve the business. Tracking that, while a challenge, is also a way to continuously improve your operation.</p> Photol ligora/iStock/Thinkstock Team FIN test: Can-Am Defender XT http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/team-fin-test-can-am-defender-xt <div class="node-body article-body">Only way to judge performance of a side-by-side? Put it to work as we did in this test with a little hauling, and heavy work around the farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/team-fin-test-can-am-defender-xt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/team-fin-test-can-am-defender-xt#comments ATV/UV Practices and Systems Team FIN Test Tue, 05 Apr 2016 11:23:00 +0000 82621 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>When the Can-Am Defender arrived at this Team FIN operation, of course there was snow on the ground. But off to work it went, and performed a range of tasks well.</p> Photo: Katie Honnette