Farm Equipment

Salford Equipment has plenty to offer at Farm Science Review

On the west end of Equipment Avenue at the 2016 Farm Science Review sits a plethora of impressive farm equipment. In this video, we take a rundown of what all Salford Equipment has on display at this year’s show. Visit them at booth 200 to talk with their experts plus see their machinery in action [...]

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Farm safety — A legacy to be proud of

National Farm Safety and Health Week is September 18 to 24, 2016. This annual promotional week commemorates the hard work, diligence, and sacrifices made by our nation’s farmers and ranchers. The 2016 safety theme is “Farm safety – A legacy to be proud of.” From a safety professional’s perspective, the term “sustainable agriculture” takes on [...]

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Prepping your yield monitor for 2016

As the use of precision agriculture continues to increase across the US, it is more and more important to ensure that all equipment is prepped, calibrated, and ready for a successful harvest.  One of the more common uses of precision agriculture comes in the form of yield mapping.  Yield maps not only help growers understand [...]

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Automation the name of the game at 2016 Farm Progress Show

The Farm Progress Show, as its name suggests, brings to the forefront the latest in agricultural technology each year. This past edition was no different as Case IH and New Holland each unveiled their autonomous tractor concepts at the annual Iowa event. Case’s cabless tractor system was presented through video alongside New Holland’s driverless machine, [...]

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Purdue researcher, student aim high with UAV airflow research

A Purdue University agronomy professor and an aeronautical engineering technology student joined an international team of researchers in Germany this summer to explore a new use for unmanned aerial vehicles — known as UAVs or drones — in meteorological research. The project, funded by the Purdue Climate Change Research Center, is one of the first [...]

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Economic depreciation change for equipment

Deterioration in profit margins for major Midwestern field crops over the last three years has created a changing environment with respect to farm machinery and equipment investment. The strong returns for Midwestern field crops from 2006 to 2013 together with favorable tax incentives (bonus depreciation and Section 179 expensing) led to strong demand for new [...]

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Challenger 1000 Series debut at Farm Progress Show

Challenger, a global brand of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), introduced an entirely new category of tractors to North American agribusiness operations during the 2016 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. The Challenger 1000 Series tractors, the largest fixed-frame tractors in the world, are the agricultural industry’s next ‘must-see’ innovation. Designed to deliver lower cost of ownership and improved [...]

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John Deere and Frontier Equipment introduce TipsNotebook.com

Customers who have their own “how-do-I-do-that” kind of questions now have a convenient, trustworthy, one-stop resource for the answers. John Deere and Frontier Equipment have launched a new website, TipsNotebook.com, offering more than 45 helpful articles and videos on how to tackle many of those property jobs and projects. “Go to TipsNotebook.com and you’ll find [...]

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Yetter offering new header cart for smoother harvest

Transporting large combine heads is a daily task during harvest. Yetter Farm Equipment introduces the 8500 Head Cart Trailers to make the job safe, quick and easy. “Our Head Cart Trailers were designed using ideas from farmers and dealers. They provide the performance our customers are expecting,” said Tyler Thomas, Yetter territory manager. “They allow [...]

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2016 Fall Expo coming soon to JD Equipment

JD Equipment, the largest John Deere dealership group in Ohio, is proud to announce that registration is open for their 2016 Fall Expo (formerly World’s Largest Combine Clinic). The 2016 Fall Expo will be held Friday, August 26 at their London, OH location located at 1660 US 42 NE, 43140. This year’s event will welcome [...]

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