Preview of #NFMS17

Chuck Zimmerman Audio, Equipment, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, Tractor

Greetings from Louisville and the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show! I arrived early yesterday and one of the first people I ran into was Steve Kelly, Executive Director of Expositions, so we sat down for a preview chat for this year’s event. Steve says they have filled 1.2 million square feet of space under roof and there’s enough demand to …

Audio, Equipment, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, Tractor

Raven Showcases New Products At #ARA2016

Lizzy Schultz Agribusiness, ARA, data, Equipment, Precision Agriculture, UAV

Raven Industries was at this year’s Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Conference & Expo to showcase three main products during this year’s event. “We have a long history with ARA, they’re a great customer of ours and we’ve been providing a lot of technology to make their businesses more efficient for many years, and this year we’re just bringing them the …

Agribusiness, ARA, data, Equipment, Precision Agriculture, UAV

New Products for the New Year at John Deere

Kelly Marshall Agribusiness, Equipment, John Deere

John Deere is announcing several new solutions for 2017. For producers looking for additional in-cab display, the Gen 4 Extended Monitor has the ability to monitor multiple machines, implements and precision ag functions and allows for easy movement of pages and display functions from one monitor to another.  It’s easy to install, easily customizable and offers more information during key times.  The …

Agribusiness, Equipment, John Deere

Big Year for Deere

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Equipment, John Deere

It’s been a big year for John Deere, as Product Marketing Manager Doug Felter can tell you. For starters, there was the addition of the Nutrient Applicator – a first for Deere. Growers and retailers are already putting it to good use this fall, applying P&K, among other nutrients. The exact apply nozzle is another advancement for the company. “It …

Audio, Equipment, John Deere

AEM Announces “I Make America” Awards

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, CNH, Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) honored 2016 recipients of the “I Make America” advocacy awards during their recent annual meeting. The awards recognize AEM member companies that have achieved the highest level of support in the program to build grassroots advocacy for pro-manufacturing policies that create and sustain jobs across America. AEM honored 32 companies for achieving Gold status, …

AEM, CNH, Equipment

AEM Inducts Hall of Fame Members

Kelly Marshall AEM, Award, Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is inducting two new member into their AEM Hall of Fame. These individuals are being honored for their contributions to the off-road industry, their legacy of innovation, service and leadership. Ray Hagie is the founder of Hagie Manufacturing LLC. Although he never intended to bring the world’s first self-propelled sprayer to the market, his …

AEM, Award, Equipment

New Holland Acquires Kongskilde Agriculture

Jamie Johansen Agribusiness, Equipment, Forage, Hay, New Holland

New Holland Agriculture will expand its wide offering with new implement product lines as a result of CNH Industrial’s agreement to acquire the agricultural Grass and Soil business of Kongskilde Industries, part of the Danish Group Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab. This business develops, manufactures and sells solutions for agricultural applications in the Tillage and Hay & Forage segments under various brands, …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Forage, Hay, New Holland

CNH Industrial Named World Leader on Climate Change

Jamie Johansen Agribusiness, Award, Case IH, Equipment, New Holland

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has named CNH Industrial to its Climate A List. The CDP is the only global disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts, also providing investors and organizations with access to environmental information. Thousands of companies submit annual climate disclosures to CDP for independent assessment against its scoring methodology. CNH …

Agribusiness, Award, Case IH, Equipment, New Holland

Forage Harvesting with New Holland Ag

Jamie Johansen Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, Equipment, Forage, New Holland, World Dairy Expo

New Holland Agriculture had a FR 780 Forage Harvester on display at the 2016 World Dairy Expo, which is part of a five model line up of forage harvesters ranging from 480 to 825 horsepower. Each model is equipped with the widest cutter-head in the business providing a fine crop mat and consistent length of cut and in turn, a …

Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, Equipment, Forage, New Holland, World Dairy Expo

Deere’s Nutrient Applicator Ready for Order

Kelly Marshall Agribusiness, Equipment, John Deere

About a year ago John Deere offered a sneak peek at their new F4365 High Capacity Nutrient Applicator and now it’s here!  Deere is officially taking orders for delivery this fall.  Chuck Zimmerman spoke with Doug Felter at the recent Reveal event in Iowa about this latest addition. The Applicator wasn’t thrown together overnight.  John Deere has pup a lot into …

Agribusiness, Equipment, John Deere