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  • Jun 27, 2013
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    The pervasiveness of technology never ceases to surprise

    From the Hay Expo to a visit to Pioneer DuPont, technology changes keep pushing the envelope....More
  • Mar 26, 2013
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    Newest telematics offering from Case IH: AFS Connect

    Trevor Mecham, marketing manager, Case IH North America, AFS, hits on the highlights of the company's newest telematics offering. Like videos from Farm Industry News? Subscribe to Farm Industry News Now e-newsletter to get the latest videos and more straight to your inbox twice weekly....More
  • Mar 12, 2013
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    New Field 360 services launched by Pioneer at Commodity Classic

    DuPont Pioneer launched its new Pioneer Field 360 services to the public at Commodity Classic 2013. John Chism, senior marketing manager, Pioneer, highlights some of the features on the new app available called Pioneer Field 360 Notes. Visit pioneer.com. Find more information on the app here.  ...More
  • Jan 10, 2013
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    "Ride" inside the tractor cab to see Kinze's Autonomous Harvest System in action

    Video source: Kinze This fall, Kinze released its new Autonomous Harvest System, and farmers in the Monmouth, Ill. area tested the system out on their cornfields. The system requires no operator for the tractor that follows the combine with a grain cart....More
  • Nov 8, 2012
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    Robotics in the driver’s seat

    More than 10 years ago, we ran our first article about a robotic tractor designed by John Deere for orchard spraying. The drone-like model was strictly experimental and had no cab, seat or steering wheel. Today, the first robotic systems designed for corn and soybean production have arrived....More
  • Nov 6, 2012
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    Top 50 innovations in agricultural engineering

    This month Resource magazine, the official publication of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), published its list of the top 50 innovations in agricultural engineering for 2013.  This annual awards contest, called AE50, recognizes “products and technologies deemed to bring clear advancements to the marketplace, such as improved efficiency and user safety, and reduced labor and costs.” Entries are judged by an international panel of agricultural engineers....More
  • Sep 20, 2012
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    Robotic technology makes Kinze’s autonomous system work

    Rhett Schildroth, product manager for Kinze, explains the equipment that is needed to make the autonomous tractor/grain-cart combo work successfully in the field. When the system comes to the market, he anticipates kits will be available for purchase to retrofit different tractors. View more videos of this revolutionary technology here:...More
  • Sep 20, 2012
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    Kinze unveils latest autonomous grain cart system

    Kinze Manufacturing introduced its latest version of its Autonomous Harvest System in an Illinois field this week. With media on hand, Kinze’s product manager Rhett Schildroth explained the system that works without a driver for the tractor/grain-cart system. The high-tech system involves a ruggedized laptop computer that the combine driver monitors. The tractor is outfitted with sensors, radar and other equipment to make it robotic, yet safe....More
  • Sep 20, 2012
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    Driverless Kinze system reduces labor needs at harvest

    Kinze Manufacturing surprised the agricultural equipment industry with its new autonomous technology. Why has Kinze gone after this? Susanne Kinzenbaw Veatch, vice president and chief marketing officer, says robotics help farmers fill a deepening labor need. She adds that her father John Kinzenbaw envisioned many years ago that robotics would someday come to the farm. View more videos of this revolutionary technology here:...More

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