Largest Indoor Ag Trade Show Meets Expectations

Jamie Johansen

The National Farm Machinery Show continues to be one of the largest-attended events at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Held Feb. 10 – 13 this year, attendees, exhibitors and agribusiness professionals totaled 295,258. Our team has brought you audio and photos from the event and want to once again thank our sponsors New Holland Agriculture and FMC. You can find our …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Shows, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland, NFMS

FMC Highlights Ethos XB at #NFMS16

Cindy Zimmerman

All farmers want to protect and nurture every seed from the moment they place it in the ground, and that is exactly what FMC’s Ethos XB is designed to do. With planting season just around the corner, FMC portfolio manager Rick Ekins was telling growers at the National Farm Machinery Show last week about this insecticide/fungicide in-furrow solution that offers …

Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, NFMS

Remote Irrigation Monitoring Saves Time

Taylor Truckey

Tanner Oliphant, with AgSense, shared the latest with AgWired while at the National Farm Machinery Show last week. AgSense is a web-based service that gives growers access to their pivot and irrigation information through their smartphone or computer. AgSense released a new product this year that integrates specifically with Valley digital panels. Remote monitoring allows customers to see where a …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, Irrigation, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Water

TractorPal App Simplifies Equipment Records

Taylor Truckey

While at the National Farm Machinery Show last week, AgWired spoke with the creators of TractorPal, Keith King and Erik Schlimmer. TractorPal is a mobile app that serves as an inventory record keeper for equipment on your farm. It takes that old notebook you have laying around the shop to track maintenance in and puts it in the palm of …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Tractor

Camso Debuts New Narrow Track System At #NFMS16

Taylor Truckey

Last week at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Camso unveiled the new TTS 40 series narrow track system. Martin Lunkenbein, Product Director of Agriculture Systems at Camso, gave AgWired the details on the new track. The TTS 40 series is available in two different widths: 15 inches for 20-22 inch rows or 18 inches for 30 inch rows, …

Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

2015 NCGA Yield Winner Speaks At #NFMS16

Taylor Truckey

Attendees at the National Farm Machinery Show had the chance to hear from Randy Dowdy, a 2015 NCGA Yield Contest Winner. Dowdy farms in southern Georgia and claimed the first place prize in the irrigated category with a high yield of 486.1594 bushels/acre. During his presentation, Dowdy explained that a near 500 bu yield doesn’t happen overnight. For years, he …

Audio, Corn, Farm Shows, National Farm Machinery Show, NCGA, NFMS

Quick Fix Hydraulic Hose Impresses At #NFMS16

Taylor Truckey

An in-field solution for hydraulic hose failures, Quick Fix offers a hydraulic hose kit that enables users to build a new hydraulic hose on-site within ten minutes using simple hand tools. Larry, with Quick Fix, filled us in on how easy to use the Quick Fix Hose Kit is, which you can see below. Kits come in either 3/8″ or …

Equipment, Farm Machinery, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

AEM Ag Chair at #NFMS16

Cindy Zimmerman

Jim Walker with CASE IH, who serves as chairman of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Ag Sector board, talked about what he expects for the future of the industry during an Ag Executive Outlook panel at the National Farm Machinery Show this week. Walker says increasing profitability with precision will be key. “Really the technology of precision farming is …

AEM, AG CONNECT, Audio, Commodity Classic, NFMS, Precision Agriculture, Technology

New Holland Ag Introduces PLM RTK+

Lizzy Schultz

During this week’s National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, New Holland formally introduced the PLM RTK+ correction program, the first cellular-delivered RTK correction signal on the market, and several representatives were on-hand to discuss the diverse array of features and benefits this technology will offer producers across North America. “The big idea is that as our farmers and producers …

Ag Group, Audio, Equipment, New Holland, NFMS, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Thanks New Holland for the Bird’s Eye View

Jamie Johansen

For the best view at National Farm Machinery Show, America’s largest indoor farm show, you must climb high. For this opportunity I turned to our friends at New Holland Agriculture. J. Cole Sanford, New Holland product specialist, climbed their CR6.80 combine with me to share the latest on the new model launched late last year. “The smaller machine really goes …

Agribusiness, Farm Machinery, New Holland, NFMS, Video