Equipment & Supplies http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/4922/more en Calculating payback of telematics http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/calculating-payback-telematics <div class="node-body article-body">Does the use of telematics offer a return for your operation? A new calculator from John Deere aims to do just that.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/calculating-payback-telematics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/calculating-payback-telematics#comments Electronics Ag Management System John Deere Fri, 01 Apr 2016 09:44:00 +0000 82601 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The new JDLink ROI estimator by John Deere is designed to quantify the value of keeping machines connected using its JDLink telematics system.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> John Deere 7 tech trends we gleaned from the National Farm Machinery Show http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/7-tech-trends-we-gleaned-national-farm-machinery-show <div class="node-body article-body">Farm Industry News coverage of the 2016 National Farm Machinery Show reveals seven game-changers coming to farm machinery; and there's no sign the industry is putting the brakes on innovation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/7-tech-trends-we-gleaned-national-farm-machinery-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/7-tech-trends-we-gleaned-national-farm-machinery-show#comments Farm Equipment Balers Precision farming Thu, 24 Mar 2016 22:14:00 +0000 82541 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Even in a soft market, farmers want to keep up on new tech whether it&#39;s an electric meter planter, or new application equipment.</p> Photo: Willie vogt Step-by-step conversion to make a tractor driverless http://farmindustrynews.com/row-crop-tractors/step-step-conversion-make-tractor-driverless <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Autonomous Tractor Corporation has a new kit - called AutoDrive - that converts a used tractor into a driverless machine. Here we offer the steps, and the process, for making that happen.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/row-crop-tractors/step-step-conversion-make-tractor-driverless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/row-crop-tractors/step-step-conversion-make-tractor-driverless#comments Row Crop Tractors Farm Equipment Precision farming Precision Guidance Thu, 17 Mar 2016 13:34:00 +0000 82451 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Autonomous Tractor Corporation has designed a tractor that can operate itself without a driver onboard.</p> 10 trending topics from Commodity Classic http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/10-trending-topics-commodity-classic <div class="node-body blog-body">It's been a busy week here in New Orleans, LA, at Commodity Classic, the annual convention and trade show of the National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers. Here are a few trends we found.</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/10-trending-topics-commodity-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/10-trending-topics-commodity-classic#comments Tillage AgConnect Commodity Classic Commodity groups (wheat, alfalfa, grapes, specialty crops) Implements Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:28:00 +0000 82311 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Case IH tillage marketing manager Chris Lursen&nbsp;shows this&nbsp;larger diameter disk, which is the hallmark feature of the company&#39;s newest vertical tillage tool, the 335 Baraccuda designed to cut&nbsp;crop residue.</p> When vehicles connect http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/when-vehicles-connect <div class="node-body article-body">Agco’s David Webster guides us on a journey of how telemetry and connected vehicles will usher in the next wave of machinery automation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/when-vehicles-connect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/when-vehicles-connect#comments Sprayers AGCO Precision farming Sensors Variable rate controllers Thu, 18 Feb 2016 08:19:00 +0000 82051 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>When farm vehicles are equipped with sensors and connected to the internet, real-time machine adjustments become possible, explains David Webster,&nbsp;director, regional sales at AGCO.</p> Agco New tractor retrofit package eliminates need for driver http://farmindustrynews.com/row-crop-tractors/new-tractor-retrofit-package-eliminates-need-driver <div class="node-body article-body">Autonomous Tractor Corporation, the maker of the Spirit concept tractor, shows a retrofit package that will make used tractors operate themselves. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/row-crop-tractors/new-tractor-retrofit-package-eliminates-need-driver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/row-crop-tractors/new-tractor-retrofit-package-eliminates-need-driver#comments Row Crop Tractors Auto Guidance Precision Guidance Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:52:00 +0000 81861 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>ATC showed a unit that was outfitted with an electric drivetrain called eDrive that will serve as the platform for the autonomous technology coming out this year, starting with a better auto-steer system.</p> Autonomous Tractor Corporation INDUSTRY INSIDER: Speeding ahead http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/industry-insider-speeding-ahead <div class="node-body article-body">We caught up with Kawasaki’s Kevin Allen, public relations manager, at a recent media event to get his insight on the new Mule, the utility vehicle market and what’s next for the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/industry-insider-speeding-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/industry-insider-speeding-ahead#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Thu, 07 Jan 2016 09:00:00 +0000 81581 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p class="F06Body">After reinventing the chassis with the Mule Pro series, Kawasaki&rsquo;s Kevin Allen (shown) says its next generation vehicles will gain the suspension to go even faster and over rougher terrain.&nbsp;</p> Jodie Wehrspann 10 fascinating people in agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/10-fascinating-people-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">Industry insiders from companies in agriculture share key trends and technologies changing farming. We've rounded up 10 from 2015 to review.</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/10-fascinating-people-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/10-fascinating-people-agriculture#comments Planters AGCO John Deere Monsanto Bins Precision farming Tillage equipment Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 05 Jan 2016 19:53:00 +0000 81571 at http://farmindustrynews.com A ride in the Polaris Ranger http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ride-polaris-ranger <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Over the Thanksgiving weekend I had the chance to drive my dad&rsquo;s Polaris Ranger XP 900. He has owned a Ranger for many years, and each time I drive it I know why he keeps buying them.</p> <p>Here are five things I liked, and just a few things I&rsquo;d want to improve, based on the drive:</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/ride-polaris-ranger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ride-polaris-ranger#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 15 Dec 2015 20:13:00 +0000 81321 at http://farmindustrynews.com Driverless tractor shown on TV http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/driverless-tractor-shown-tv <div class="node-body blog-body">Autonomous Tractor Corp. gets a little play on a Fargo TV station, and there's a discussion of how their automated tractor tech works.</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/driverless-tractor-shown-tv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/driverless-tractor-shown-tv#comments Precision guidance Tractors John Deere Precision farming Precision Guidance Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 01 Dec 2015 10:00:00 +0000 81151 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>WDAY/WDAZ Fargo, ND, featured the Autonomous Tractor Corporation Spirit Tractor recently, and included a look at their electric hybrid machine.</p>