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
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
Last week, Syngenta invited Farm Industry News to a test site in Morgan, Minnesota, to showcase some of the company’s newest seed, seed treatments, and pesticide products in the field.
The Morgan, MN, location is one of more than 30 test sites scattered throughout the Midwest that are part of the company’s Grow More Experience Sites. Each site consists of small sections of land that are devoted to different products used on crops....More
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.
A lot has been in the press in the past few years about crop modeling. Using algorithms to define outcomes based on millions of data points from weather, soil, yield history and other factors that play into farming.
But with all that predicting, there is bound to be some error. That’s where the importance of measurement comes in—to give you an accurate picture of what is actually happening in your field....More
This week's installment of New Product Monday hits a number of key areas from nutrient application to equipment protection, from precision implement guidance to high-capacity mowing. Oh, and we're looking at a tool for moving snow.
Drones switched from becoming a gee-whiz gadget to a technology that has become part of our ag fabric last week when the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers announced it has formed a technical committee to study this emerging technology....More