As you look ahead for 2016, the global ag market looks a lot different than it did just two years ago. Here are top tactics for moving forward with a look at trends and issues to guide your decision making for next year, and beyond....More
While we have more in store from our trip to Germany we’re back home and looking back a little from the big trip. What makes this show different from U.S. farm shows? And a look at one issue Euro-farmers face that U.S. farmers don't and an interesting way they solve it....More
DragoTec offers chopping head advances with the new GT line including an innovative "shock absorber" design in the deck plates that aim to keep corn going into the combine, more efficiently. Here's a quick look at the tech....More
Rising inventory of "experienced" equipment is a driver for new programs from Claas and Fendt. Here's a look at the European approach to the problem of rising inventories of used machines on equipment dealer lots....More
A trip to Agritechnica might be a nice bucket list item for many, and blogger Willie Vogt recommends it. He also offers a look at three tips he's picked up after a couple of days working this big international event....More
We captured some initial products and other fun from the first preview day for Agritechnica 2015. And this is just a start, we'll offer more to see later this week. Check out this initial gallery for more.
There's a new way to buy tires with the launch of a new website from a Nebraska firm that has built a significant business in the new and used tire trade. Web-based approach offers farmers a new way to keep equipment rolling....More
DuPont has opened the largest cellulosic ethanol plant in the country near Nevada, Iowa. Here's a look at the event, the issues surrounding ethanol, and details about the process and the innovations DuPont is bringing to renewable energy....More
For this week's installment of New Product Monday we went a little farther, and perhaps wider, to find some new tools. Check out this week's choices to determine what might be right for your operation.
Blogger Jeff Ryan knows farmers have to be flexible, especially at harvest. But some days there's the need to think "out of the box" as he and his family had to recently during this year's busy harvest....More
Autonomous Tractor Company announces first sale of its diesel-electric hybrid powertrain - called eDrive - to Family Farms Group. The powertrain is an enabling technology behind giving tractors autonomous control....More
Hagie makes a statement with a new 1000-gallon sprayer featuring an innovative design; USC LLC is ready to meet your seed tending needs, no matter what your size; and new tools from Woods and Worksaver.
Commonly referred to as “digital spraying” or “pulse-width modulation (PWM) spray tools,” today’s high-tech sprayers rely, in part, on advancements in spray nozzle technology, which allow for much more accurate applications....More