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  • Jun 1, 2014
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    WI growers manage fleet with a single plug

    Last week I travelled to Cuba City, WI, where brothers Joe and Matt Schweigert and crew had just finished up planting corn and soybeans. They were testing out a new drive made by 640 Labs that plugs into the electronics of their tractors and farm equipment and records everything about how the machines are running....More
  • May 19, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    Shell expert breaks down engine to show new oil’s performance 5

    Editors were recently invited to an engine teardown event hosted by Shell Lubricants in Greensboro, NC, to see how the company’s new low-viscosity engine oils perform. Howard Hill, director of Shell’s field trial product development program in N.A., gives a close-up look at a Destroit diesel DD15 420 hp engine from a truck that was on a two-year trial....More
  • May 14, 2014
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    A visit to the local Unverferth factory in NW Ohio

    Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh talks with employees at a nearby Unverferth manufacturing facility and reflects on the newest engine technologies....More
  • Apr 23, 2014
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    Dinner with Mike at Michelin 3

    Mike Pantaleo, Sales & Development Manager for Michelin North America, talks candidly about the first bias-ply tire Michelin has made in years, the world’s largest farm tire (over 7 ft. tall), and the truth about tire carcasses....More
  • Apr 2, 2014
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    Is your planter ready? 1

    It's important to know your planter will perform well before you head out for 2014 planting. Follow these tips....More
  • Apr 1, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    Kinze multi-hybrid planter and how it works

    In December 2013, Kinze unveiled an industry-first concept: an electric multi-hybrid planter. The system allows a grower to switch hybrids on-the-go without having to stop and refill the seed hopper. The technology that allows for the multi-hybrid planting lies in the electric-driven motors. Kinze unveiled those electric motors on their 4900 Series planter, and now they are taking it one step further by offering multi-hybrid planting....More
  • Mar 12, 2014
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    Product of the Year Walkaround

    The Gleaner S8 Combine was named FinOvation Product of the Year for 2014....More
  • Feb 19, 2014
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    50 most innovative farm products 2

    Each year, timed in sync with the National Farm Machinery Show and our own FinOvation Awards banquet, the American Society (ASABE) holds its annual awards ceremony that recognizes 50 of the most innovative products designed in the last year. The difference between these two award contests is that our FinOvation awards are selected by you, the reader, whereas ASABE’s winners are chosen by a panel of professional engineers....More
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