Twenty-three teams from 10 countries recently competed at the International Field Robot event held during the DLG Field Days. This international competition brings international student teams and their autonomous field robots to Bernburg-Strenzfeld, Germany, to compete in five assigned tasks.
Started in 2003 by the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands, the goal of the competition is to test new technologies in robotics and precision farming under real-world conditions.
Cousins Ralph Lagergren and Mark Underwood reached celebrity status when they sold the patent rights to their Bi-Rotor combine to John Deere. A book, called “Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Modern Agriculture,” was written about their journey, and even today they remain recognizable figures....More
Polaris announced today the formal launch of its Ranger Crew diesel side-by-side utility vehicle with an integrated multi-power system, a first for vehicles in this category. Farm Industry News got the chance to preview and drive this vehicle in April at the grand opening of Polaris’ expanded R&D facility in Wyoming, MN....More
The DLG (German Agricultural Society) Field Days 2014, held recently at the DLG Crop Protection Center at Bernberg-Strenzfeld, Germany, showcased many new innovations in crop production for German, and European, producers in attendance.
For the 2015 harvest, producers will have a new line of yellow machines that capitalize on 40 years of the company's dual rotor design. Launch includes biggest New Holland combine ever introduced....More
Oregon Cordless has launched a new battery-powered 40V chainsaw, which Team FIN put to test on some jobs around the farm. See how they rated the new tool by browsing through the gallery. You'll find their score on the last slide.