FMC Urges Growers to Comment on Pyrethroids

Cindy Zimmerman

Farmers at the National Farm Machinery Show are being encouraged to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency to protect widely used class of insecticide being targeted under a routine regulatory review. Pyrethroids are used to control insects in 120 different crops, as well as turf, lawns and gardens. But an EPA assessment released at the end of last year …

Audio, FMC, Insecticides, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

Camso Intros CTS High Speed at #NFMS17

Cindy Zimmerman

Quebec-based Camso is back at the National Farm Machinery Show this year with some new track products for the North American agriculture equipment market. One of those products is a Conversion Track System (CTS) with suspended frame and integrated final drive system for combines. Track Systems Business Line Executive Director Martin Lunkenbein says Camso’s new CTS High Speed allows tracked …

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

AEM to Collaborate with NFMS

Cindy Zimmerman

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers joined with the Kentucky State Fair Board today to announce a collaborative agreement on management of the National Farm Machinery Show. Kentucky State Fair Board CEO Jason Rittenberry and AEM President Dennis Slater signed an agreement at the opening of the 52nd annual show in Louisville that AEM will assist with management and co-production of …

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

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 …

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