Farm Equipment

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National Farm Machinery Show Video Highlights

Acres of indoor farm machinery displays draw thousands of people each year to the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky, with 2018 being no different. The Ohio Ag Net team had a chance to talk with some of the exhibitors about their products. While down at the show, the OAN crew came across a [...]

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soil

Opportunities for sub-surface nutrient placement in Ohio

As regulations related to fertilizer application increase across the Midwest, many producers are evaluating the feasibility of applying fertilizers below the soil surface. Often, it is unclear which types of implements are best suited to meet the nutrient management goals set for your farm. Equipment capable of sub-surface placement can vary in horsepower requirements, placement [...]

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Drainage water management (controlled drainage) update

In 2015 we estimated more than 200 Drainage Water Management (DWM) structures had been installed in Ohio. At this time we estimate as many as 500 have been installed or are to be installed this spring. Many of these are have been installed in Northwest Ohio, in the Lake Erie Basin. A substantial number of [...]

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Precision Planting launched three new products

Precision Planting, LLC announced the launch of three new products. The new products launched include the 20|20 monitor, which provides an advanced agronomic picture, allowing farmers to optimize planting, harvest and application decisions with a smart, intuitive interface that visualizes performance and field conditions in real time. The 20|20 monitor powers the most agronomic-advanced systems [...]

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Lighting solutions for the dark days of winter

Does your workload get lighter as the days get shorter and darker? Probably not. Animals still need fed and tended to, work needs to get done, and equipment needs fixed. A well-lit work space is important to ensure that you can work safely and effectively. Task lighting makes work safer and easier, allowing you to [...]

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Case IH adds new AFS Connect data-sharing options With AgDNA and several other popular services

Case IH has announced seamless data transfer capabilities between its Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) Connect™ farm management system and six new major service providers, including popular farm management system AgDNA. Users of AFS Connect will have the ability to share their agronomic data from their management portal directly to and from these third-party service providers. [...]

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agBOT Challenge 2018

Producers and sponsors of the agBOT Challenge are challenging innovators to push technology forward in agriculture by competing in the agBOT Challenge 2018. Over the last two years, teams and individuals from coast to coast and everywhere in between have spent time on research and development to create innovative technologies capable of performing tasks in [...]

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Apple Farm Service recognized with Pinnacle Award

Apple Farm Service has been awarded Case IH’s highest honor, the Pinnacle Award, in three categories for 2016. This year Apple Farm Service was awarded this distinguished award for operations, service, and Advanced Farming Systems. The Pinnacle Award is to dealerships that show top level performance in key categories. Apple Farm Service earned their operations [...]

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Give your grain storage system a harvest “report card”

Farmers keep a close eye on the yield monitor as their combines roll across the field. GSI (Grain Systems, Inc.) recommends that growers also monitor their grain storage system during harvest and rate its performance once the season’s over. “Evaluating how well their grain system handled the harvest season, and what improvements may be needed, [...]

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