Farm Equipment

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World’s first self-propelled round baler unveiled

Vermeer has introduced a unique piece of equipment at this week’s Husker Harvest Days — the world’s first self-propelled round baler. The prototype ZR5 self-propelled baler looks to make quick work of any field while offering ride quality and maneuverability. “Our patent-pending suspension technology allows operators to better handle the bumps and jostling that naturally comes with [...]

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Deere acquires machine learning tech company

Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, a calfornia-based leader in applying machine learning to agriculture. “We welcome the opportunity to work with a Blue River Technology team that is highly skilled and intensely dedicated to rapidly advancing the implementation of machine learning in agriculture,” said John May, President, [...]

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Reducing pesticide spray drift using a universal computational model

Application of pesticides using air-assisted, ground-based sprayers or airplane sprayers (or even drones in the very near future) has become a necessity to ensure high efficiency crop production. Meanwhile, intensive and extensive pesticide spray also has caused significant safety, health, and environmental concerns. Development of advanced precision and smart spray application technology and management can [...]

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May Wes expands product offerings

May Wes is the first to offer an after-market poly corn snout replacement for the Case IH 3400, 3200, 2600 Rigid, 2400 and 2200 Series corn heads and the New Holland 99C, 98C, 98D, 96C and 996 Series heads. The initial offering includes complete center row snout units for 30-inch row spacing. Presently the center [...]

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New RoGator C Series Row Crop Applicator from AGCO

AGCO introduced the RoGator C Series self-propelled row crop applicators and all-new LiquidLogic system, which will make its public debut during MAGIE 2017. The new technology-loaded, user-friendly RoGator and liquid application system deliver innovations needed to meet the needs of today’s crop production industry, professional applicators and farmers. “With the prevalence of herbicide-resistant weeds throughout the [...]

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Jason Gahimer explains the use of Beck's new planter as it was unveiled at the 2017 Becknology Days.

Beck’s introduces planter that changes row-width, hybrids on the go

A new planter for use in Beck’s Practical Field Research is turning heads. The multi-row width multi-hybrid planter is a joint effort by Beck’s to answer more questions being asked in the field of prescriptive farming. With the ability to change between 10-, 20-, and 30-inch rows on the go, researches hope to see what [...]

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Agri-Barrier a valuable Ohio-made farm product

Built and sustained with the hard work of rural west Ohio, Celina Industries is a unique company involved in nearly all facets of the custom textile business. One division of their diversified offerings is Agri-Barrier, a product that’s making a name for itself across the countryside for quality barn curtains with multiple technologies suited best [...]

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Apple Farm Service now offering Arrowquip cattle handling equipment

Arrowquip is pleased to introduce the newest member of the Arrowquip Family: Apple Farm Service Inc. of Covington. Apple Farm Service has earned their reputation within the agricultural and construction industries as a provider of top-quality equipment and customer service. They are now expanding their service into a new avenue by providing ranchers with innovative [...]

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Champions of agBOT Challenge 2017

Driverless robotic machines entered the fields of Gerrish Farms in Rockville, Indiana in June 2017. Universities and entrepreneurial teams showcased the newest technology in agriculture, demonstrating machines capable of autonomously moving through the fields to plant seeds, identify plant health with detection and eradication of weeds. Gerrish Farms and airBridge, along with Platinum Sponsors The [...]

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Archbold Equipment Co. rebrands and is now Redline Equipment

Archbold Equipment has rebranded and is now Redline Equipment. The company has a new name, new logo and tagline: any season, any reason, any time. “We’re the same people, at the same locations, with the same ownership, but with a new vision,” Zach Hetterick Redline Equipment CEO said. “We have been working since the beginning [...]

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