Iowa Gov and Ag Groups to Make China Trip

cindy zimmerman

Iowa’s new governor and the state’s agricultural organizations miss Terry Branstad so much that they are already planning a trip to see him in China. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will lead an all-Iowa agriculture trade mission to China July 19-28 with representatives from the state’s corn, pork, soy, beef, egg, poultry, dairy and turkey industries. The trip marks the first …

Ag Group, AgWired Animal, AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Audio, Beef, Corn, Ethanol, Pork, Soybean

NCBA Environmental Stewardship Award Entries

Talia Goes

The 24th annual Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) has officially opened its nomination season for 2014. Established in 1991 by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the program has recognized the outstanding stewardship practices and conservation achievements of U.S. cattle producers for more than two decades. Regional and national award winners are honored for …

Agribusiness, Beef

New Holland’s New Speedrower Line

Jamie Johansen

New Holland Agriculture’s Speedrower Self-Propelled Windrowers was another stop during their First in the Field Media Event. The Speedrower allows for producers to travel faster and increase efficiency. Yet still provides the industry-leading power, control, comfort and performance New Holland customers expect. Integrated IntelliSteer auto-guidance eliminates pass-to-pass overlap. Improved steering control gives for smooth, responsive handling. Hydrostatic transmission allows for …

Audio, Beef, Dairy, Equipment, Hay, New Holland

BigBalers for Big Jobs

Jamie Johansen

Now here is a new toy for all those commercial hay operations, straw contractors and owner-operators shipping world-wide. New Holland Agriculture’s Next Generation BigBaler 330 produces 3’x3′ bales and the BigBaler 340 produces 3’x4′ bales. Provides up to 20% more capacity with up to 5% more density with patented “C” Shaped Shuttle design. Increased baling speeds of 110 bales per …

Audio, Beef, Dairy, Equipment, Hay, New Holland

True Blue Tractor Luxury

Jamie Johansen

The two tractors highlighted during New Holland Agriculture’s First in the Field Media Event included the T5 and T6 series tractors. The new T5 has redefined utility tractor standards for mixed farmers with diversified livestock and crop operations. And the T6 has been further enriched by the addition of Auto Command. T5 Series: – 3.4L F5D Tier 4A emission complaint …

Audio, Beef, Dairy, Equipment, Hay, New Holland

Center-Pivot Discbine Mower-Conditioners

Jamie Johansen

One of the six checkpoints we traveled through during New Holland Agriculture’s First in the Field Media Event was on their new discbines. New Holland has taken discbines to a whole new level with even more durability and functionality with their two new center-pivot models. Discbine 313 and 316 are designed for cleaner cutting, more efficient crop flow and smoother, …

Audio, Beef, Dairy, Dealers, Equipment, Hay, New Holland