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John Deere announces new software release for Operations Center

The John Deere Operations Center provides value to growers with tools and features that enable them to easily access farm information to better manage their operations. They are able to see and analyze performance and collaborate with partners to gain insights, increase profits, and direct their plans with more precision in the field. Now, just [...]

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New Challenger 1000 Series offers new category of powerful, intelligent tractors

Challenger®, a global brand of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), introduces an entirely new category of tractors to North American agribusiness operations. Challenger 1000 Series tractors are the industry’s most versatile standard tractor and the ‘must-see’ innovation for 2016. Designed to deliver lower cost of ownership per acre, advanced connectivity and world-class Challenger performance, they are available in four [...]

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Pork production environment control products introduced

AP (Automated Production Systems) is launching advanced new heating, feeding and ventilation equipment used in pork production. VariFlame variable rate heater VariFlame is the industry’s first modulating heater that can work with any control system in the world. It seamlessly synchronizes and adjusts with the temperature curves set in the controller to maintain desired room [...]

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Unverferth Introduces 60’ Boom for ATV Sprayer

Five tips to reduce spray drift

Due to concerns for production costs, safety, and the environment, it is important to maximize the pesticide deposit on the target. One of the major problems challenging pesticide applicators is spray drift, which is defined as movement of pesticides by wind from the application site to an off-target site. Spray drift accounts for about half [...]

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Michelin unveils new Ultraflex Tires for sprayers and harvesters

Faced with finding tires to support today’s heavier farm equipment, farmers are also looking to protect the integrity of the soil, improve productivity and enhance crop performance on their farms. One of the most effective ways to improve yield is to minimize soil compaction by using tires that are designed to operate at lower air [...]

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New app improves logistics and efficiencies at harvest

Julian Sanchez and Howard Gerwin, both from John Deere’s Technology Innovation Center in Champaign, Illinois, shared details of a new app developed to help farm operations direct their fleets efficiently this harvest season. GrainTruckPlus helps farmers manage their grain harvesting fleet from their field to their preferred elevators. They’ll know where team members are, where [...]

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John Deere introduces MaxEmerge 5e row units for spring 2017

To help corn and soybean growers improve planting accuracy, reliability and uptime during this critical time of year, John Deere introduces the MaxEmerge 5e row units. Available in time for use next spring, the variable-rate MaxEmerge 5e row units can be used on a wide variety of John Deere planters, including popular mini-hopper and DB planters. Brian [...]

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Deere announces allied distribution agreement with 360 Yield Center

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) has entered a multi-national allied distribution agreement with 360 Yield Center to sell and support 360 Y-DROP and 360 UNDERCOVER application products through the John Deere dealer channel in the U.S. and Canada. “This innovative application technology from 360 Yield Center,” says John May, president, agricultural solutions and chief information officer, John [...]

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A western Ohio farmer’s notable antique tractor collection

Just east of the Ohio-Indiana state border sits Green Oak Farms where a barn of Gale Long’s is filled with an impressive collection of antique tractors. The Ohio Ag Net crew came across the collection during this year’s Feeding Farmers tour. Long said he has been bringing together the tractors for several years, getting a [...]

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Updated John Deere T670 Combine offers improved capacity, uptime

For model year 2017, John Deere T670 model walker combines will have significant enhancements to boost productivity, threshing capacity, and straw quality for baling while making service and maintenance much easier and less time consuming. These are all benefits that U.S. and Canadian small grain producers will appreciate when it comes to harvesting during often [...]

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