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
The Penton Agriculture events team is entering its last day for Husker Harvest Days and we share a few images from the show. Despite heat and wind, farmers traveled to the show to see the latest tools at work - and got field demos this year too!
Bull sculpture made of odds and ends gets plenty of attention at this year's show. The artist, Dean Hulbert, had never made a piece like this before, but his work and love of detail shine through in this unique presentation of the Longhorn Bull....More
This installment of New Product Monday is diverse, as usual with a look at a range of tools you can put to use on the farm. From remote grain monitoring to a highly precise valve. Check out this week's offerings.
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
From an all-new corn head to updates to its Challenger tractor line, the diversified company has been busy. We offer a deeper look at a new corn head, and other new products and improvements launched for 2015 and beyond.
Known for 'Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe is carving a niche as a spokesman for something farmers understand - work. And he's coming to Farm Progress Show to talk about work and what it means. He says agriculture is one of two key industries, along with mining, that are fundamental....More
Here are some pre-show Farm Progress Show images of people working ahead of the big event, and more. A lot goes into turning the site into a great venue for you to check out the latest in new farm tools
This week's installment of New Product Monday offers a look at a new flex-wing mower, a new side-by-side utility vehicle, a new air-drill from an unexpected player, an irrigation tire that doesn't go flat and new big tires that offer added flotation.
Call them what you will – drones, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) – this innovative technology has caused waves of excitement in agriculture in the past few years, and FAA has picked up the pace on establishing guidelines for use....More
We know there will be dozens of new tools and products to check out ahead of the fall farm shows, yet with Farm Progress Show ahead we thought we would whet your appetite for new tech with a look at these tools that will be on hand.
Agco's Fendt 500 Vario tractor is heading to the United States, we got our first look at this machine in Germany. The machine is built in a new state-of-the-art facility and offers power in a compact footprint....More
New four-track machine to hit the market for 2016, and farmers can get their first look at the fall farm shows. Beyond that, we feature a wide range of new tools the company is introducing for the new model year.