Farm Equipment http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/4953/more en FIN EXCLUSIVE: Salford unveils new tillage equipment; tackles new markets http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/fin-exclusive-salford-unveils-new-tillage-equipment-tackles-new-markets <div class="field-deck"> Farm Industry News gets an exclusive preview of two new vertical tillage tools and gets the dirt on new company acquisitions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Canadian farm equipment manufacturer Salford Group invited Farm Industry News and two media outlets from Canada to its headquarters in Salford, Ontario, last week for an exclusive preview of two models of vertical tillage equipment that will be released this fall. Farm Industry News also was given the opportunity to meet publically for the first time, with BBI Spreaders and Valmar Airflo, two fertilizer application and seeding equipment companies that Salford acquired over the last seven months to extend its product offerings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/fin-exclusive-salford-unveils-new-tillage-equipment-tackles-new-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/fin-exclusive-salford-unveils-new-tillage-equipment-tackles-new-markets#comments Tillage Farm Equipment Disks Equipment & Supplies Mon, 25 May 2015 22:01:00 +0000 78991 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Salford Group gives media a sneak-peek of the I-2200 vertical tillage implement.</p> Jodie Wehrspann 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 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 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> 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 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 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 New FMC application tech in-depth http://farmindustrynews.com/planters/new-fmc-application-tech-depth <div class="node-body video-body">An innovative new system from FMC and Emerge Application Systems offers a way for growers to apply product in-furrow at planting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/planters/new-fmc-application-tech-depth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/planters/new-fmc-application-tech-depth#comments Planters Planters Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:22:00 +0000 78111 at http://farmindustrynews.com Sprayer performance: Testing for consistent coverage http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/sprayer-performance-testing-consistent-coverage <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Sprayers have gone high-tech in recent years. Advancements including auto-steer, variable rate application, low-drift nozzles, direct-injection and pulse-width-modulation all have made chemical application more accurate. But there&rsquo;s a caveat, says Joe Luck, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.</p> <p>&ldquo;While we have great technologies to reduce sprayer errors, some boom setup and monitoring--or lack thereof-- issues could contribute to errors that even the technology can&rsquo;t solve,&rdquo; Luck says.</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/sprayers/sprayer-performance-testing-consistent-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/sprayer-performance-testing-consistent-coverage#comments Sprayers Sprayers Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:34:00 +0000 78091 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Photo: Mark Moore</p>