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, 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 Groups, 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

Top Equipment Manufacturer Issues at #NFMS16

Jamie Johansen

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) hosted an Ag Executive Outlook panel during the opening day of the 2016 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY. AEM’s Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Nick Yaksich, sat on the panel and hit on key policy issues impacting the ag equipment industry. Yaksich mention the Renewable Fuel Standard first and its role …

AEM, Audio, Equipment, NFMS

#NFMS16 is Big Show for FMC

Cindy Zimmerman

Even though it’s called the National Farm Machinery Show and equipment is king, the people who provide the products for planters to plant and sprayers to spray also have a place at the show. FMC Corporation has carved out a nice niche for itself at NFMS, sponsoring the media room and exhibitor lanyards, and having a premium exhibit space right …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, NFMS

48th Annual Championship Tractor Pulls At NFMS

Taylor Truckey

The 48th Annual Championship Tractor Pull will once again be held at Freedom Hall during the National Farm Machinery Show next week. The top pullers in the country will return to Louisville to compete for the title of Grand Champion and a share of nearly $250,000 in prize money. Each year more than 500 teams apply to pull in the …

Farm Shows, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Tractor

National Farm Machinery Show Increases Exhibitors

Taylor Truckey

This year’s National Farm Machinery Show will offer an expanded exhibit area with the most complete selection of cutting-edge agricultural products, equipment and services available in the farming industry. The AgWired team will once again be attending to provide our readers with the best coverage thanks to our great sponsors. Visitors will be able to attend free seminars covering a …

National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland, NFMS

John Deere Offers Machine Sync Enhancements

Cindy Zimmerman

Commodity Classic attendees this week will get to find out more about the latest John Deere Machine Sync enhancements which debuted at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show. Deere announced expanded the functionality of its Machine Sync application this year, featuring coverage map and guidance line sharing that can be useful during seeding and spraying operations, as well as when …

Audio, Commodity Classic, data, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Precision Agriculture