Technology

Kubota’s new Sidekick tailored for large farms and ranches

· February 20, 2018

Kubota doubled-down on cargo and towing capacity for its new Sidekick utility vehicle — and made it speedier to boot. Given a formal debut last week at the National Farm Machinery Show, Kubota’s RTV-XG850 is run on a 48 hp engine and can reach speeds of up to 40 mph, which compares to 29 mph for […]

New Holland tests out autonomous tractor in vineyard

· February 19, 2018

New Holland Agriculture is partnering with E. & J. Gallo Winery, the largest family-owned winery in the world, to test out their autonomous technology applied to T4.110F vineyard tractors. The collaborative pilot program is focused on gathering agronomic and operator feedback on the use of this technology in everyday vineyard activities, with the ultimate objective […]

New Holland: Does your rake meet your ranch’s needs?

· February 16, 2018

Aw the art of making hay, but how many times have you found yourself jumping off the tractor to adjust the wheel rake. It can definitely be a time-consuming task. That’s why New Holland has recently introduced a new wheel rake that will help producers cover more ground faster without ever leaving the tractor cab. […]

AGCO unveils new planters at National Farm Machinery Show

· February 16, 2018

This week AGCO Corporation unveiled two new planter models under the White Planters brand during the 2018 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The worldwide manufacture of agricultural equipment said the planters offer features conventional and no-till farmers have been requesting. “Unpredictable weather and increasing acres are making it harder and harder for corn […]

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Fixing fence faster with STOCKade stapler

· February 15, 2018

When it comes to fixing fence, the less time you spend doing the back breaking work, the better. We had the opportunity to check out an amazing new fencing stapler from STOCKade at the 2018 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show and Convention. The world’s first 4mm diameter, 9 Gauge cordless fencing stapler, the ST400i […]

John Deere releases 30-Second Oil Change System

· February 15, 2018

Mower maintenance just got faster as John Deere has now gotten changing oil down to a 30-second science. The Easy Change 30-Second Oil Change System allows lawn mower owners to change oil by simply twisting on a new cartridge that contains both the oil and the filter – no engine oil drainage needed. This integrated […]

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GMO vs. organic: Nick Saik looks at how ‘fake news’ factors in

· February 7, 2018

Are GMO crops and organic production methods really opposites? Or is this whole debate about food fake news? (Hint: There are definite ways that they could complement each other.) Listen to what Nick Saik of KNOW IDEAS MEDIA has to say about the divisiveness that this topic generates and where these things can take us.

Case IH customers can now get agronomic prescriptions

· February 6, 2018

Case IH and The Climate Corporation are teaming up to extend and develop a portfolio of data sharing capabilities to help farmers with real-time agronomic visualization and decision-making solutions. Case IH will provide customers two-way data connectivity between the AFS Connect precision farming platform and The Climate Corporation’s industry-leading Climate FieldView digital agriculture platform. “This […]

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