New Holland Celebrates 120 Years

Jamie Johansen

2015 is a year of anniversaries for New Holland. Last week’s National Farm Machinery Show provided them a platform to share their 120 years of success and Chuck spoke with New Holland’s Dawn Pelon to learn more about their milestones. “In 1895, Abe Zimmerman founded New Holland right in New Holland, PA. That brings us to 120 years today. Luckily …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, New Holland, NFMS

New Anhydrous Applicator from John Deere

Leah Guffey

The recent increase in continuous corn acres requires rugged nutrient application equipment that keeps pace with today’s intensive crop production. The tough new John Deere 2410C Anhydrous Applicator gives customers in the anhydrous ammonia applicator business exactly what they need. John Deere engineers designed the 2410C Applicator from a field-proven frame design to meet the specific needs of operators, including …

Audio, Farm Machinery, Farm Progress Show, John Deere

John Deere’s New ExactEmerge Planter

Leah Guffey

John Deere is breaking the planting speed and accuracy barriers of traditional row-crop planting with the introduction of a new seed delivery system. With the launch of their ExactEmerge row unit for the most accurate planting at speeds up to 10 mph and the new industry-leading MaxEmerge 5 row units for planting at traditional speeds, customers can now plant with …

Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, Farm Progress Show, John Deere

New Holland Intros New CR Series Combines

Chuck Zimmerman

Is this the biggest combine out there? It’s a monster that’s for sure. It’s the new New Holland’s CR Series combines. According to the company these combines “raise harvesting to a whole new level: up to 15% more productivity, grain crackage as low as 0.2%, and the ultimate comfort cab. The brand new Harvest Suite™ Ultra cab is larger and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, New Holland

AEM Shows Importance of Ag Equipment Industry

Leah Guffey

The important contribution of U.S. agriculture equipment manufacturing to the health of the nation’s economy is demonstrated in an economic paper recently released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Modern advances in agriculture equipment technology and mechanization continue to play a major role in making today’s U.S. farming the most productive the world has ever seen. The current world population …

AEM, Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Machinery, General

Raven Rakes in Awards for Precision Technology

Jamie Johansen

Tim Heins heads up the product management team for Raven and Chuck caught up with him at the trade show during the National Farm Machinery Show. “At the ASABE Award Show, in conjunction with the farm show, we won four AE50 Awards. We won them for SmarTrax™ MD, OmniRow® Multi-Hybrid Planter Control System and our Viper 4 Field Computer.” As …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Machinery, Farm Shows, NFMS, Raven, Video

See the New John Deere Planter at Classic

Cindy Zimmerman

The new John Deere ExactEmerge Planter is likely to be the big attraction at the Commodity Classic trade show next week, just like it was at the National Farm Machinery Show. At NFMS, I talked with John Deere Seeding Group product specialist Kelby Krueger who worked on the ExactEmerge project from start to finish. He says the new row units …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, Farming, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show

Live From National Farm Machinery Show

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s the miracle with no ice. Cindy and I arrived in Louisville, KY this afternoon for the National Farm Machinery Show after traveling through Atlanta. The timing just worked out since it was only raining when we went through. We took a quick peek inside the show as final preparations are being made at all the exhibits. Our coverage on …

Agribusiness, Farm Machinery, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland

Farm Equipment Manufacturers Assoc. Elect Leader

Jamie Johansen

During the 63rd Annual Fall Convention, recently in Indianapolis, IN, the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association elected Marc McConnell, Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., as the 62nd president of the association. Marc serves as the Vice Chairman of Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc., headquartered in Armstrong, IA, a diversified manufacturer of sugar beet harvesters, grinder-mixers, hay and forage equipment, manure spreaders, graders, …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Farm Machinery