New Product Monday is often an eclectic listing of tools for your operation, and this time out is no different, including new tools from Bush Hog and Loftness, a software upgrade from John Deere, an interesting way to monitor nitrogen use, a silage additive and even a new website offering year-long on-farm information.
Assembling 127 journalists from 27 countries is no small task. But the folks at Krone and Lemken did just that, bringing together the contingency to the town of Bük, Hungary, located about a one-and-a-half hour drive from Vienna, Austria.
In the past five years, one key word has made its way into the farm vocabulary - data. For some it's a four-letter word in the worst sense of the meaning, given that it's an item that needs a whole new kind of management. Yet there's one phrase that often comes along with data - data aggregation. And understanding what that means may help you better understand your options when looking at data agreements, and determining how best to make use of all that information you have on the farm....More
In this installment of New Product Monday, we've rounded up wide range of interesting products. Dow AgroSciences has launched a new herbicide for burndown, Alliance Tire rolls out (pun intented) a new series of bias-ply tires, Harper launches a DewEze add-on hydraulic system, Worksaver makes bale handling easier, DeWalt has new battery system, Milwaukee has performance clothing (even heated) and Mahindra extends its product warrantees.
If you are looking to buy farmland this year, there might be some room for negotiation. A new report issued today by Farmers National Company, a farm management service, showed that farmland values in much of the Midwest slipped from the highs of several years ago. The report states the decline is in relation to falling commodity prices.
Eight of the 11 Midwest states surveyed showed a decline in average sale prices per acre between June 2015 to June 2016, with the exception of South Dakota, Michigan and Kansas, where values remained the same....More
Covering a total exhibition area of 55 hectares (135 acres) the DLG-Feldtage took center stage in a gathering of 350 companies involved in crop production. It’s the largest outdoor farm field day in Germany, and this year Farm Industry News was once again on hand.
It's pretty easy to dart from one technology to another in a time of rapid change. The rise of new companies focused on agriculture makes that a challenge. Geosys is no new player to the ag market, but since it moved its headquarters from France to Minnesota a few months ago, its goals of doing more than capturing data have become clear....More
This week the Federal Aviation Administration has released its new rules for the operation for unmanned aerial vehicles, and while you may be reading some grousing by some industries over this first pass on operation; for agriculture the rules are basically nothing but good news....More
This is a special New Product Monday with a first look at a new tractor series from Agco - the Challenger 1000. Farm Progress Show will be first place farmers can get up close and personal with this new machine, you get an early look in this gallery.
This week's installment of Tech Five offers insight into just what Net Neutrality means. We're a little more ag heavy this week with a farm game we discovered on the National Geographic website and a data company goes on the road.
Land O'Lakes and Winfield have created the new Winfield Crop Adventure at Fair Oaks Farms near Winemac, Ind. The aim of the center? Share crop tech with consumers, and encourage youth to take up ag as a career.