We offer a sneak peek of what visitors will find at Agritechnica 2015. The multi-building mostly indoor show in Hannover, Germany brings visitors from all over the world to see the latest developments in farm equipment. This is the first of two galleries offering a preview.
Valves may appear to be simple devices for controlling the flow of a fluid, yet these tools are getting more sophisticated every day as developers look to electronic control, which offers enhanced performance. Here's a look at how those new-tech valves work....More
This week's New Product Monday installment offers another diverse lineup of items to consider. This time out there are two new products from Vermeer (we're showing you the prototype), new websites from MFS/York and Central Life Sciences, and Ace pump has a new innovation.
If you're thinking about adding an unmanned aerial system to your operation, just what should you be considering? Chad Colby offers some insight for those that are just now considering taking to the skies for better farm information....More
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.
Nitrogen management company 360 Yield Center launches new products to spoon-feed crops. Attendees also got a sneak peek at some products to be released this fall, as well as some still in the design phase, to further expand the company’s growing arsenal of products that pick up where Sauder’s former planter attachment company left off....More