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  • 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
  • Aug 24, 2015

    Crop measurement or modeling: which is better?

    A lot has been in the press in the past few years about crop modeling. Using algorithms to define outcomes based on millions of data points from weather, soil, yield history and other factors that play into farming. But with all that predicting, there is bound to be some error. That’s where the importance of measurement comes in—to give you an accurate picture of what is actually happening in your field....More
  • Aug 18, 2015

    New technical committee formed to standardize use of UAVs

    Drones switched from becoming a gee-whiz gadget to a technology that has become part of our ag fabric last week when the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers announced it has formed a technical committee to study this emerging technology....More
  • Aug 14, 2015

    A thirst for complication

    There's never a dull moment for Jeff Ryan. In this blog, he takes us through a bottled water hauling trip with quite a few wrinkles thrown in along the way....More
  • Aug 10, 2015

    Stories you might want to read again

    In the farm news business, it’s our job as editors and journalists not just to cover what’s hot, new and different but also do it in a way that makes sense and that makes you want to read more. Good stories inform and entertain, and, at the same time, are accurate, timely and relevant to the reader. Recently, Farm Industry News received some recognition for meeting those basic journalism tenants....More
  • Aug 4, 2015
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    Farm Industry News

    Agco introduces a new UAV

    Agco has announced the arrival of the Solo Agco Edition Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution mapping software, the UAV is easy to use and can increase farmers' efficiency. With the Solo, farmers don’t have to wait for satellite imaging and they can avoid scouting the fields by foot or vehicle....More
  • Jul 27, 2015
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    Farm Industry News

    Agco, Trimble partner on data platforms

    Agco and Trimble announced that they are partnering to deliver wireless connectivity between Agco’s VarioDoc and AgCommand systems and the Trimble Connected Farm solution. The functionality is expected to be available to customers in North America in September and in Europe, Africa and the Middle East in the fourth quarter of 2015....More
  • Jul 13, 2015
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    Farm Industry News

    Manitou announces new parts brand for Gehl, Mustang equipment

    XPRT Genuine parts is an exclusive genuine maintenance and replacement parts brand for Gehl and Mustang equipment dealers XPRT Genuine parts can only be purchased from authorized Gehl and Mustang equipment dealers Manitou Americas has introduced XPRT Genuine Parts, the new exclusive brand for genuine maintenance and replacement parts for Gehl and...More

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