Farm Industry News http://farmindustrynews.com/rss.xml en QVC picks up magnetic retrieval tool http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/qvc-picks-magnetic-retrieval-tool <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In 1994, a small company in Iowa called P.S. Manufacturing received the <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com" target="_blank">Farm Industry News</a> Readers&rsquo; Choice award (now called <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/2015-finovation-award-winners?intlink=rceoc" target="_blank">FinOvation</a> awards) for a product called the Attractor. It&rsquo;s a long-handled magnetic retrieval tool used to pick up metal objects such as nails, screws, pins, wires, wrenches and other items.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/qvc-picks-magnetic-retrieval-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/qvc-picks-magnetic-retrieval-tool#comments Tools Tools Thu, 21 May 2015 16:39:00 +0000 78951 at http://farmindustrynews.com Remlinger purchases Sukup implement line http://farmindustrynews.com/remlinger-purchases-sukup-implement-line <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Sukup Manufacturing Co. of Sheffield, Iowa announced that it has sold their implement line to Remlinger Manufacturing Co., Inc., of Kalida, Ohio.</p> <p>The Sukup implement line includes grain drills, row crop cultivators, shredders, rotary cutters, food plot planters, seeders, grain carts and rippers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/remlinger-purchases-sukup-implement-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 21 May 2015 16:37:17 +0000 78961 at http://farmindustrynews.com How high-tech farming will reshape agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/how-high-tech-farming-will-reshape-agriculture <div class="field-byline"> Source: BCG </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new study from Boston Consulting Group looks at key trends in precision agriculture and how they will change the future of agriculture in the next 15 to 20 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/how-high-tech-farming-will-reshape-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/how-high-tech-farming-will-reshape-agriculture#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Wed, 20 May 2015 17:00:00 +0000 78941 at http://farmindustrynews.com Source: BCG PDF Crop Farming 2030 Digging into the certified pre-owned equipment process http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/digging-certified-pre-owned-equipment-process <div class="node-body gallery-body">Just what goes into those farm equipment certified pre-owned programs? Farm industry News visits a Kansas dealer to get the scoop.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/digging-certified-pre-owned-equipment-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/digging-certified-pre-owned-equipment-process#comments Farm Equipment AGCO Wed, 20 May 2015 12:21:00 +0000 78931 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The farm equipment industry is turning to certified pre-owned equipment programs to help move used equipment. We got an up-close look at how thorough these programs are at a Kansas Agco dealership. Check out this gallery to learn more about how CPO machines are made ready for sale.</p> 5 new tech tools for the farm http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/5-new-tech-tools-farm <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In today&rsquo;s New Product Monday, we round up a group of tech tools that may be handy for the farm. TeeJet has upgraded one of its field computers; HarvestMaster offers a large-scale grain data management system; Lindsay announces a new upgrade for pivot control; a new drone has an array of new features; and Iteris launches a water management system. Browse through the new technologies for more information and links.</p> <p>Don&#39;t miss out on these recent New Product Monday galleries:</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/5-new-tech-tools-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/5-new-tech-tools-farm#comments Electronics Electronics and digital equipment Mon, 18 May 2015 18:31:00 +0000 78921 at http://farmindustrynews.com Milwaukee pliers get an upgrade http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/milwaukee-pliers-get-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">Milwaukee Tool offers an updated line of pliers with a range of new features.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/milwaukee-pliers-get-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/milwaukee-pliers-get-upgrade#comments Tools Tools Mon, 18 May 2015 15:59:00 +0000 78901 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Milwaukee Tool pliers are designed to get a great grip on nuts for easier removal, offering greater versatility.</p> Katie Honnette What Big Data analytics means for buyers http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-big-data-analytics-means-buyers <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>You&rsquo;ve heard a lot about how you, as a farmer, can use <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-recordkeeping/making-money-farm-data">Big Data analytics </a>to help make better business decisions in your operation.&nbsp;But what about you, as the consumer, the person who does the buying&mdash;whether it&rsquo;s crop inputs for the field or cereal in the grocery store.</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/what-big-data-analytics-means-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-big-data-analytics-means-buyers#comments Farm Recordkeeping Farm Management Software Precision farming Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 18 May 2015 15:58:00 +0000 78911 at http://farmindustrynews.com Managing variable rate through an app http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/managing-variable-rate-through-app <div class="node-body article-body">iSoyl offers growers a simple way to track variable rate applications, and recent upgrades enhance the app’s ease of use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/managing-variable-rate-through-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/managing-variable-rate-through-app#comments Electronics Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 14 May 2015 17:58:00 +0000 78881 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>iSoyl offers growers a way to manage their variable rate applications, whether they are spreading, spraying or planting. A full color touchscreen interface makes the app easy to use on the go.</p> Soyl Things I am doing differently this crop year http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/things-i-am-doing-differently-crop-year <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Instead of using commercial fertilizer last fall I used a mix of compost and lime. I was assured by the person I bought it from that it was the cheapest source of nutrients that I could buy.</p> <p>I told the person who does my spraying to use the cheapest form of atrazine that he can find.</p> <p>Instead of using triple stack hybrids, I planted mostly double stack.</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/things-i-am-doing-differently-crop-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/things-i-am-doing-differently-crop-year#comments Farm Equipment Farm Equipment Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 14 May 2015 17:22:00 +0000 78861 at http://farmindustrynews.com Agco rolls out new offer http://farmindustrynews.com/agco-rolls-out-new-offer <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Agco announced it is offering a financing solution on qualifying parts and service transactions, designed to make equipment investments easier.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/farmindustrynews.com/files/uploads/2015/03/AGCOPlus.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 173px; margin: 3px; float: left;" />Now through August 31, 2015, Agco Plus+ account holders can take advantage of the no-interest, no-payments offer on any Agco parts and service purchase over $1,000 when purchasing on an Agco Plus+ account with approved line of credit.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/agco-rolls-out-new-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 May 2015 06:07:39 +0000 78871 at http://farmindustrynews.com Business author says Big Data is the future; outlines how 10 industries are benefiting http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/business-author-says-big-data-future-outlines-how-10-industries-are-benefiting <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Pulitzer-nominated business journalist and author Russ Banham has written about Big Data analytics in all kinds of industries, from healthcare and insurance to trucking and retail. Now he is bringing his message to agriculture.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/business-author-says-big-data-future-outlines-how-10-industries-are-benefiting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/business-author-says-big-data-future-outlines-how-10-industries-are-benefiting#comments Electronics Precision Farming Precision farming Wed, 13 May 2015 18:21:00 +0000 78851 at http://farmindustrynews.com Insider with AgLeader's founder http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/insider-agleaders-founder <div class="node-body article-body">Al Myers saw a need for an on-the-go yield monitor, but he had no idea what that would really mean 23 years later.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/insider-agleaders-founder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/insider-agleaders-founder#comments Precision Farming Ag Leader Mon, 11 May 2015 18:50:00 +0000 78831 at http://farmindustrynews.com Willie Vogt New tillage tool, farm tire rebates, smart motors and more http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-tillage-tool-farm-tire-rebates-smart-motors-and-more <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This week&rsquo;s installment of New Product Monday includes a variety of tools and machinery for the farm. Kuhn Krause introduces a new tillage tool; there&rsquo;s a farm tire rebate program being offered by Alliance Tire America; an attachment from ANBO turns a skid steer bucket into a rake; and several other new products are featured. Browse through to see if any of the products may be a good fit for your operation &ndash; each has links for more information.</p> <p>Don&#39;t miss out on these recent New Product Monday galleries:</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-tillage-tool-farm-tire-rebates-smart-motors-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-tillage-tool-farm-tire-rebates-smart-motors-and-more#comments Farm Equipment Farm Equipment Mon, 11 May 2015 17:18:00 +0000 78821 at http://farmindustrynews.com Thinking autonomous in a new way http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/thinking-autonomous-new-way <div class="node-body blog-body">Freightliner is the first to license a self-driving commercial truck to operate on a public highway...it still requires a driver in the cab, but on-board systems enhance efficiency, safety and control. The truck pulls together a range of technologies to provide precise control of the machine, even in traffic.</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/thinking-autonomous-new-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/thinking-autonomous-new-way#comments Trucks/pickups Companies Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 May 2015 11:39:00 +0000 78811 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The new Freightliner Innovation concept truck offers autonomous operation, offering enhanced safety and efficiency on the road. While not commercial, the truck does have a license to operate on public roads in Nevada.</p> New target for insect control http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/new-target-insect-control <div class="field-byline"> Source: BASF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Gottingen and BASF announce find that will enhance insecticide potential, and help avoid resistance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/new-target-insect-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/new-target-insect-control#comments Insecticides BASF Thu, 07 May 2015 15:25:00 +0000 78781 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Whiteflies (shown) and aphids are key targets of a new insecticide find announced by BASF and Gottingen University. The active ingredient targets proteins in joints, which when disrupted keep bugs from feeding.</p> USDA Photo: Stephen Ausmus Benchmarking your farm gets easier http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/benchmarking-your-farm-gets-easier <div class="node-body blog-body">Comparing your farm to others like it can shine a light on areas where you can improve, and rising access to data makes the process easier.</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/benchmarking-your-farm-gets-easier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/benchmarking-your-farm-gets-easier#comments Precision Farming Companies Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 07 May 2015 15:03:00 +0000 78771 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This benchmark map from True-Harvest shows a revenue difference based on a 400-acre field and a 38 bu./acre yield difference.</p> PrecisionHawk to work with FAA on UAV extended line-of-sight safety http://farmindustrynews.com/precisionhawk-work-faa-uav-extended-line-sight-safety <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><a href="http://www.precisionhawk.com/" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/site-files/farmindustrynews.com/files/uploads/2015/03/precisionhawk-copy.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="width: 400px; height: 300px; margin: 3px; float: left;" />PrecisionHawk</a> has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to advance the research around unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) across rural areas.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precisionhawk-work-faa-uav-extended-line-sight-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 06 May 2015 06:07:39 +0000 78761 at http://farmindustrynews.com The race to self-driving vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/race-self-driving-vehicles <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Lux Research, a company we interviewed at the <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/future-farming">2014 Ag Innovation Showcase</a>,&nbsp;released a forecast last week for automation in cars.&nbsp; In the report,<a href="https://portal.luxresearchinc.com/research/report_excerpt/19113"> &ldquo;The $102 Billion Opportunity for Partial Automation for Cars,</a>&rdquo; Lux research analyst Maryanna Saenko evaluated the pace of automation in cars, and the opportunities it brings to automakers.</p> <p>Among her findings:</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/race-self-driving-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/race-self-driving-vehicles#comments Precision guidance Precision farming Precision Guidance Sensors Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 05 May 2015 18:20:00 +0000 78351 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Google&#39;s self-driving car / Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images</p> Robots to drive Polaris Ranger at robotics competition http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-vehicles/robots-drive-polaris-ranger-robotics-competition <div class="field-byline"> Source: Polaris </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Polaris has announced that its limited edition DARPA Polaris Ranger XP 900 EPS and GEM electric vehicles will be used as part of the <a href="http://www.theroboticschallenge.org" target="_blank">DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC)</a> Finals to be held June 5-6, at the Fairplex, in Pomona, Calif.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-vehicles/robots-drive-polaris-ranger-robotics-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-vehicles/robots-drive-polaris-ranger-robotics-competition#comments Farm Vehicles Transport Tue, 05 May 2015 15:15:00 +0000 78241 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo: Polaris Blu-Jet's new side dress liquid applicator http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/blu-jets-new-side-dress-liquid-applicator <div class="node-body article-body"><p>New for 2015 from Blu-Jet is the AT4020 liquid injection side dress applicator to help growers manage their in-season applications. The company debuted the tool for the first time at <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/national-farm-machinery-show?intlink=rceoc" target="_blank">National Farm Machinery Show</a> in February. The tool features a fully integrated ISOBUS control system that manages folding, depth and rate on the nozzle injection or coulter knife injection row units. And users can operate with their existing OEM display.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/blu-jets-new-side-dress-liquid-applicator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/blu-jets-new-side-dress-liquid-applicator#comments Sprayers Farm Equipment Tue, 05 May 2015 00:04:00 +0000 78221 at http://farmindustrynews.com Kathy Graul New drones, traceable bale storage, analytics tools and more http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-drones-traceable-bale-storage-analytics-tools-and-more <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This week&rsquo;s installment of New Product Monday brings a wide range of new tools and products to consider for the farm, including a new livestock trailer, Belarus made tractors, several new analytics tools, traceable bale storage and a new precision ag drone. Browse through this unique collection of products to see what&rsquo;s new for farming and ranching.</p> <p>Don&#39;t miss out on these recent New Product Monday galleries:</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 4 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-drones-traceable-bale-storage-analytics-tools-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/new-drones-traceable-bale-storage-analytics-tools-and-more#comments Farm Equipment Farm Equipment Mon, 04 May 2015 19:01:00 +0000 78211 at http://farmindustrynews.com Trimble enhances Irrigate-IQ http://farmindustrynews.com/trimble-enhances-irrigate-iq <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/farmindustrynews.com/files/uploads/2015/03/Irrigate-IQ%20Image%20copy.jpg" style="width: 400px; height: 293px; margin: 3px; float: left;" />Trimble has announced that it has launched a new fully scalable version of its Irrigate-IQ precision irrigation solution that also works with a wider range of irrigation equipment. Growers can now affordably purchase a basic system to remotely monitor and control their pivots.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/trimble-enhances-irrigate-iq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 04 May 2015 11:30:42 +0000 78231 at http://farmindustrynews.com Next-gen farm equipment http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/next-gen-farm-equipment <div class="node-body gallery-body">OEM suppliers provide a sneak peek of high-tech features coming to farm vehicles and equipment. Among them---a new cab display that runs like an iPad.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/next-gen-farm-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/next-gen-farm-equipment#comments Farm Equipment John Deere Implements Precision Guidance Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:26:00 +0000 78201 at http://farmindustrynews.com Catching up with a non-stop baler http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/catching-non-stop-baler <div class="node-body article-body">Vermeer continues field development of its continuous round baler machine. After winter testing in Florida, the machine has returned to the Midwest just in time for first cutting. Official launch date yet to be determined.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/catching-non-stop-baler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/catching-non-stop-baler#comments Hay Companies Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:07:00 +0000 78191 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Without stopping this prototype baler from Vermeer keeps on making bales and dropping them in the field. In high-production fields where you&#39;re making a lot of bales the time savings could be as high as 50%. Work continues on the baler, launch date of the final product has not been determined.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt Social buzz hits ag company http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/social-buzz-hits-ag-company <div class="node-body blog-body">Online fight over 'ownership' definition targets John Deere, and yes it's more complicated than that.</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/social-buzz-hits-ag-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/social-buzz-hits-ag-company#comments Farm Equipment John Deere Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:56:00 +0000 78181 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Copyright protections for software on everything you own from a computer to a book have been around for some time. A Wired magazine author takes on farm equipment makers, auto manufacturers and more for saying you don&#39;t &#39;own&#39; that software and have a right to tinker with it. Claims you don&#39;t own the machine itself - not true according to manufacturers.</p> <p><em>Joe Readle/Getty Images News</em></p> Farm equipment makers honored http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/farm-equipment-makers-honored <div class="field-byline"> Source: North American Equipment Dealers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dealers offer 2015 manufacturer awards, recognizing companies that offer top service to their dealer networks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/farm-equipment-makers-honored" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/farm-equipment-makers-honored#comments Farm Equipment Companies Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:27:00 +0000 78171 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>North American Equipment Dealers Association announce Dealer&#39;s Choice Awards for 2015 including John Deere, LS Tractor, Vermeer and Grasshopper.</p> choness/iStock/Thinkstock Tips for planning on-farm grain storage http://farmindustrynews.com/tips-planning-farm-grain-storage <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>When planning an on-farm <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/grain-handling" target="_blank">grain storage</a> system, one of the most important steps is taking into account future expansion needs, according to Gary Woodruff, conditioning applications manager for GSI.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Woodruff recommends:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tips-planning-farm-grain-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:37:17 +0000 78151 at http://farmindustrynews.com 5 unique new tools for the farm http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/5-unique-new-tools-farm <div class="node-body gallery-body">In this week’s installment of New Product Monday, we take a look at some smaller yet unique tools that can make life easier on the farm. From an innovative solar-powered generator to LED spotlights for safety, we offer a roundup of five new tools and products to consider.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/5-unique-new-tools-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/5-unique-new-tools-farm#comments Tools Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:36:00 +0000 78141 at http://farmindustrynews.com Sprayer set-up: A crash course on what to do http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/sprayer-set-crash-course-what-do <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Last week&nbsp;we took you behind the scenes of a <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/sprayer-performance-testing-consistent-coverage#slide-0-field_images-78091">sprayer testing lab </a>at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where graduate student Shane Forney and assistant professor Joe Luck looked at issues affecting spray&nbsp;nozzle performance. Most of those issues have&nbsp;to do with how operators set&nbsp;up the machine.&nbsp;</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/sprayer-set-crash-course-what-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/sprayer-set-crash-course-what-do#comments Sprayers Fertilizers Herbicides Nozzles Self-Propelled Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:29:00 +0000 78161 at http://farmindustrynews.com Trimble acquires food traceability company http://farmindustrynews.com/trimble-acquires-food-traceability-company <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/farmindustrynews.com/files/uploads/2015/03/TrimbleacquiresHarvestMark.JPG" style="width: 400px; height: 600px; margin: 3px; float: left;" title="Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images" />Trimble recently announced that it has acquired the assets of HarvestMark, a provider of food traceability and quality inspection solutions, from YottaMark, Inc. of Redwood City, Calif. HarvestMark delivers insights throughout the fresh food supply chain from farm to fork.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/trimble-acquires-food-traceability-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:37:17 +0000 78131 at http://farmindustrynews.com