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  • Sep 18, 2015
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    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
  • Sep 10, 2015
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    2016 Model Year Combine Preview

    In the last five years, manufacturers had to devote much of their R&D dollars to redesigning engines that met Tier 4 emissions regulations. Now that most of that work done, machinery manufacturers can now focus time and dollars to other areas, combines being a big one. Most of the major OEMs have come out with new combine models or feature upgrades for 2016. To save you some time in comparison shopping, here are some company links that will give you roundup of what’s new. Case IH Axial-Flow 140 series combines...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 16, 2015
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    Cover crops: The mechanics of how to plant

    It’s hard to pick up a farm magazine these days without finding an article on cover crops. Why you should plant them, when you should plant them, and what should you plant to put nutrients back in the soil. They help reduce soil erosion. Their roots break up compaction. And they can fix nutrients so they don’t get washed away, and they put some in while they’re at it....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
  • Jun 30, 2015
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    Deere leads Google in self-driving race, cites the Robot Report

    While doing some background research for a robotics story I’m working on for our August issue, I came across an article by Frank Tobe that I wanted to share.  Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, which happens to be a goldmine of information on robotics. His most recent post on 06/27/15 is headlined:  “As Google cars roll out, Deere reminds us of thousands of their self-driving tractors,” in which he makes reference to Google’s sending 25 new self-driving cars onto streets this summer....More
  • Jun 29, 2015
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    Farm Industry News

    New 5 Series air carts from Case IH

    Case IH recently introduced its new Precision Air 5 series air carts, developed to get the most from every plant’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....More
  • Jun 26, 2015
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    The Great Cell Phone Brush-Off

    Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan gets put to the test on his brush hauling skills for two separate jobs....More

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