Farm Equipment

General Motors announces 20 for B20 in its diesel vehicle lineup

General Motors is taking bold steps to expand the U.S. diesel vehicle market beyond its traditional stronghold in full-size pickups, and providing more options than ever before for customers to reap the additional benefits of fueling up with B20 biodiesel blends, America’s Advanced Biofuel. With eight new diesel vehicle options hitting the roadways in 2017–2018, [...]

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Worksaver releases new products

Worksaver has released a number of new items in recent weeks. Here are some of the highlights.   New adapters for loaders on bidirectional tractors Worksaver, Inc. is now offering adapters for loaders used on Versatile, Ford and New Holland bidirectional tractors.  Four adapter models are available to convert loaders to either the “Universal” skid [...]

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Soil sample

A deeper look at intensive soil sampling and precision ag data collection

I get common questions from growers about Precision Ag. One of those questions was “What should I do first to get started with Precision Ag?” As a generic suggestion, my recommendation was to start with grid soil sampling and collecting yield and planter information. So this month I would like to discuss both of these [...]

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Planter prep for spring

Winter is a great time to get ready for spring planting, which will be here before we know it. One of the most important parts of the growing season is planting. It’s crucial that your crops get off to a good start and it’s important to make sure that your planter is field-ready when the [...]

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Bane-Welker Equipment celebrates 50 years

Bane-Welker Equipment, LLC is turning a half a century old this August. To mark the occasion, the company is planning many events, sales and offers, as well as introducing a special 50th anniversary commemorative logo which customers will see beginning later this month. “It is hard to believe we are turning 50 years old,” stated [...]

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Evolution Ag open houses

Evolution Ag in Plain City has announced that it will be holding its annual Open House and Customer Appreciation event on Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017 and producers will have the opportunity to be recertified for pesticide application as well as being able to complete the new course required of all producers to be able to [...]

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Manitou MLT “RED TOUR” coming to Apple Farm Service

Manitou Americas “Red Tour” is coming to Apple Farm Service’s Covington location on Thursday January 12th from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. This event allows attendees to demo the newest and versatile Manitou MLT Multi-Purpose Telescopic Loaders with a variety of attachments; including hay handling, grapple buckets, construction buckets, silage facer, snow removal and more. [...]

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Jacob Baker has benefitted from assistive technology on the farm.

Assistive technology to help families farm

The Ohio AgrAbility Program has a mission to promote independence for people in agriculture who want to continue to farm after experiencing a disabling condition. The program’s goal is to provide education, resources and technical assistance to those individuals and their families so they may continue to do what they love to do, farm. Injuries [...]

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Agrifac develops FastFoldPlus boom system

The world needs sufficient, nutritious and safe food, while simultaneously we strive to reduce our ecological footprint. That’s why Agrifac develops machines with the “4e for growers” concept. The 4e’s refer to efficiency, economy, ergonomics and ecology FastFoldPlus: Fastest way to put the boom into position Newly developed at Agrifac, FastFoldPlus. A system that reduces [...]

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Case IH Is the First Original Equipment Manufacturer to Offer a Proprietary Cellular

Different points of view on the farm machinery market

The changing agricultural economy of the last few years has led to a change in the climate of many agribusinesses, particularly the equipment industry. Though he has not been in the farm equipment business all that long, Evolution Ag’s Dave Shipley has seen some dramatic changes. “I came into the business in ‘02. I farmed [...]

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