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Camso Announces Certified Remanufactured Tracks Program

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:28:28 +0000

Camso just announced a new certified remanufactured tracks and wheels program that will be available as of March 16, 2018. While I was at the National Farm Machinery Show I spoke with Martin Lunkenbein, Service and Aftermarket Sales Executive Director – Agriculture at Camso. We talked about the program and another announcement that I’ll feature later. “We’re giving multiple lives ...

Blueprint Solutions for Beef Cattle Nutrition

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:06:04 +0000

Earlier this year, Alltech launched the premium Blueprint® beef nutrition program for the CRYSTALYX® and Hubbard Feeds brands. The 2018 Cattle Industry Convention was a perfect spot for us to get the scoop. We caught up with Mark Robbins, Ridley Block Operations who said Blueprint Solutions is more than a simple supplement program. “It’s the total replacement of inorganic trace ...

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Pinnacle 2020: The Next Generation in Grain Drying

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:06:44 +0000

The Mathews Company has been manufacturing grain drying systems for close to 65 years. The company built its first continuous flow grain dryer in 1957 and now offers four different drying styles to serve farmers growing a variety of grains. Company President Joe Shulfer said the Pinnacle control system has become a standard for grain drying systems, and this year’s ...

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National Cotton Council Names Planting Intentions, Leaders

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:58:36 +0000

The National Cotton Council (NCC) announced planting intentions for 2017 and recognized award winners and new leadership at the organization’s recent annual meeting in Fort Worth, Texas. U.S. cotton producers intend to plant more cotton acres this spring compared to 2017, according to the National Cotton Council’s 37th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey. This year’s cotton acres should total ...

Eco Agro Introduces Nitrogen Conservation Input System

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:10:12 +0000

Eco Agro and Eco Agro International LLC are proud to introduce the Nitrogen Conservation Input System (NCIS) for use in the Urea Production Process. “Our latest innovation, “Nitrogen Conservation Input Systems” (NCIS), enables Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers (EEFs) to be affordable and effective at a lower cost for today’s grower. We see NCIS as being a tool that overcomes a significant ...

John Deere Expands Low-Profile Specialty Tractor Options

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:41:43 +0000

John Deere took the opportunity to show off some new low-profile specialty tractors at the 2018 National Farm Machinery Show. One model introduced at the show was the 5090EL, which is built on the John Deere 5E 4-cylinder tractor platform. That tractor is made for poultry producers, but can also be a great machine for tree fruit or tree nut ...

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Precision Ag Bytes 2/21

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:31:19 +0000

            Valent U.S.A. has announced the launch of MycoApply® EndoPrime™ for corn. MycoApply EndoPrime is applied in-furrow and uses four unique species of mycorrhizal fungi to help improve nutrient efficiency, drought tolerance and yield potential. Agnition announces that multiple recent university research trials demonstrate that Commence® for Soybeans, a seed treatment, increases yield for greater profits. The trials were conducted ...

HomePod with an Echo

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:12:08 +0000

Just for fun I set my new HomePod next to my Echo and asked them a couple of the same questions. Well, I asked Siri and Alexa to be precise. Nothing fancy here but I have a couple of observations. One: I’ve had the Echo longer and this particular model sounds great in my office. Alexa has been getting much ...

Getting Planters Ready For Action

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:11:28 +0000

Farmers who are preparing for the upcoming planting season might be interested in John Deere‘s Mobile Row Unit Run Off with the PlanterPlus App, a quick and efficient way to dial in their rows and conduct a meter performance test to assure accuracy in ExactEmerge or MaxEmerge 5e planters. The system connects the display in the tractor to a farmer’s ...

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AEM Launches Equipment Industry Podcast

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:20:13 +0000

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has launched a new podcast to help keep members informed about “potentially disruptive trends in the construction and agriculture equipment industry.” Three episodes of the AEM Thinking Forward Podcast are available now and new editions will be available on a monthly basis featuring topics such as 3D printing, automation, precision agriculture, Internet of Things, ...

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