Douglas Prairie, Raven product manager for planter, seeder and harvest controls, reveals the details of SmartYield Pro, a new precision system that offers data analysis for the farm. The system has been tested on over 40,000 acres and results showed accuracy of over 97%....More
Another day at National Farm Machinery Show was chock full of new product finds earlier this month. In this roundup of new tools for the farm, we found upgrades at Kubota, an impressive corn head, a unique shop draining system and more.
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Each year, timed in sync with the National Farm Machinery Show and our own FinOvation Awards banquet, the American Society (ASABE) holds its annual awards ceremony that recognizes 50 of the most innovative products designed in the last year. The difference between these two award contests is that our FinOvation awards are selected by you, the reader, whereas ASABE’s winners are chosen by a panel of professional engineers....More
Another round of photos brings you even more information from the 2014 National Farm Machinery show as we wrap up our time here in Louisville. But don’t worry – we have plenty more to show you in the coming weeks.
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Farm Industry News hit the NFMS show floor today as the public crowded in for the first look at all the new equipment on display. Today, we found a range of new and interesting products, from a remote grain dryer monitor you can watch on your smartphone to a DEF transport tote you can fit in the back of your truck.
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Farm Industry News editors hit the show floor early today, on the even of the 2014 National Farm Machinery Show, to get a look at what's new this year. As companies put the finishing touches on their booths, we snuck around the exhibit halls and dodged a number of forklifts busy bringing in the last of the products in order to bring you a glimpse at what you'll see if you're at this year's show. And if you can't make it, we'll be bringing you galleries and blogs all week while we're here so you don't miss a thing.
“NFMS ’14,” the mobile app for the National Farm Machinery Show to be held Feb. 13 through 15, 2014, in Louisville, Ky., is now available for download. Available in formats for smartphones (iPhone, Android and Blackberry) as well as iPad, the mobile app “NFMS ’14” is a free download and features an interactive exhibitor map and listings, seminars and speakers, Championship Tractor Pull schedules, and even Louisville area information to plan your trip to the largest indoor farm show in America. Don’t miss it!...More
New equipment at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville included products from Balzer, Air Barn, Unverferth, PECO, Chandler Spreaders, GVM, JCB, MacDon, Agromatic, Salford, Schulte, and Loftness.
Farm Industry News held a seminar titled "Robotic Technology on the Farm" during the National Farm Machinery Show. Afterwards, we asked the seminar presenters about the future of robotics in farming. Here's what Rhett Schildroth from Kinze, Robert Dyar from John Deere, and Dave Swain from AGCO had to say....More
Nebraska farmer Scott McPheeters walks through the National Farm Machinery Show pointing out new and favorite products. At Digi-Star, he found the new Scale Link and SST 3400 seed tracker, as well as other weighing options that help with productivity on the farm....More
The National Farm Machinery Show features a wide array of products. Team FIN farmers for Farm Industry News identified a number of products that caught their eye, from a bagging system for dry hay and a 3-in-1 welder/compressor/generator to durable work lights and a simple rack for storing hose. Here's a look at products from Thunder Creek, Digi-Star, Norstar Industries, Gecko's Toes, Kemco Manufacturing and Trouble Free Lighting as well as the Air Barn and Creatherm products.
Mike Martinez, Trimble, discusses new products from Trimble at the National Farm Machinery Show, including fleet and productivity reporting through the Connected Farm, which allows farmers to gather field data from vehicles to one location. Productivity reporting helps farmers find inefficiencies in their operations. Also new is the Remote Assistant, which allows a farmer to view cab data remotely rather than visiting the cab in the field. Visit trimble.com....More
John Lipscomb, AGCO, hits on three main features of the RoGator and TerraGator sprayer cabs: triple air filtration, better visibility and optional air-ride suspension on the seat. Visit agcocorp.com....More