Farm Equipment

John Deere announces agreement with King Agro

Collaboration with carbon fiber technology expert includes exclusive development and distribution of carbon fiber booms for application equipment  Deere & Company and King Agro, a manufacturer of carbon fiber technology products, announced a partnership focused on developing and distributing carbon fiber booms exclusively for John Deere application equipment. Deere is collaborating with King Agro because [...]

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The new sloping hood on the 5E Tractors allows better visibility for the operator.

John Deere beefs up utility tractor performance with new 5E & 5ML models

New 4-cylinder and specialty models offer more in power, durability and operator comfort. Like a boxer fighting above his weight class, the new four-cylinder 5E and 5ML Series Tractors from John Deere pack a lot of heavy-duty power and versatility for utility tractors of their size. “We’ve taken our popular, market-proven 5 Series Utility Tractor [...]

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Mobile Data Transfer is a USB-to-WiFi device that plugs into the display and transfers data quickly and conveniently using your smart phone.

John Deere adds Mobile Data Transfer and MyJobs App to Operations Center

John Deere is adding more tools to its Operations Center within MyJohnDeere and making it easy to wirelessly transfer data from older John Deere equipment and non-John Deere displays to the Operations Center with Mobile Data Transfer. Mobile Data Transfer enables customers to wirelessly transfer agronomic data to and from non-John Deere displays and from [...]

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JD Equipment’s new Hilliard location

JD Equipment’s new Hilliard location in Mill Run is now open for business

JD Equipment is proud to announce the relocation and opening of its Hilliard store. The new store is located at 3727 Park Mill Run Drive Hilliard, Ohio 43026 in the Mill Run Development. JD Equipment has closed the previous location at 4079 Lyman Drive, Hilliard, Ohio. “The new facility will allow for more space for [...]

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New precision ag tool to help manage inputs

With profit margins tightening, more growers are looking to precision ag and variable rate applications to help economize costs on their farm. According to a recent survey, 22% of growers surveyed plan to increase variable rate applications of fertilizer and crop protection inputs in 2015. Trupointe Cooperative this year became a dealer of 360 Yield [...]

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In recent independent tests, the Steiger 540 and Steiger 370 tractors set records for drawbar fuel efficiency, outperforming other tested models in the same power band.*

Case IH Steigertractors break drawbar fuel efficiency records in Nebraska test results

According to newly released results from the University of Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory (NTTL), the Steiger 540 and Steiger 370 tractors have set new records for maximum and reduced drawbar horsepower fuel efficiency, outperforming all other comparable competitive models. The NTTL is the officially designated tractor testing station for North America, with active test stations [...]

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Guidelines for buying used machinery

Prices for used farm machinery have been trending lower in the past year due to a surplus of inventory at dealerships, but buying used may not always be the best option, a Purdue University expert said. Robert Stwalley, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering, urges farmers who are thinking of buying used planters, tractors, trucks or [...]

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Planter check-up

Even though the snow is falling here this evening, it is time to check the planter. Here is a list of suggestions for planter setup and maintenance. ·         Check meters on a test stand in order to visually inspect parts and evaluate performance. ·         Inspect all mechanical drive components and look for any excessive wear including [...]

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The new Yetter 6200-040 Drag Chain Shield is a time-saver, preventing drag chains from flipping up and catching on spiked closing wheels in challenging field conditions.

Smart solution for drag chains introduced by Yetter Farm Equipment

When you’re fighting the time crunch during spring planting season, every minute counts. Stopping to resolve even minor challenges eats away at the day. The new 6200-040 Drag Chain Shield from Yetter Farm Equipment eliminates one of those potential issues. “The Drag Chain Shield prevents drag chains from flipping up and catching on spiked closing [...]

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Onset announces next-generation HOBO weather station

Onset announces next-generation HOBO weather station

Onset, a world leader in data loggers and weather stations, announced the HOBO RX3000 Station, the company’s next-generation data logging weather station that provides research scientists, meteorologists and others with instant access to site-specific environmental data anywhere, anytime via the Internet. Ideal for agricultural research, ecology studies, climate research, and other applications, the new station [...]

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