FMC Talks Weed Technologies at #NFMS17

Kelly Marshall

Technologies used to control weeds today took perhaps decades to come online, Nick Hustedde of FMC told Chuck Zimmerman at the National Farm Machinery Show. That’s why it’s so important to preserve what we have and make it last as long as we can; looking down the line the technologies available to us today will need to last for the …

Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, Weed control

Growers Urged to Comment on Pyrethroids

Cindy Zimmerman

Farmers at the National Farm Machinery Show are being encouraged to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency to protect widely used class of insecticide being targeted under a routine regulatory review. Pyrethroids are used to control insects in 120 different crops, as well as turf, lawns and gardens. But an EPA assessment released at the end of last year …

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Camso Brings CTS Up to Speed at #NFMS17

Cindy Zimmerman

Quebec-based Camso is back at the National Farm Machinery Show this year with some new track products for the North American agriculture equipment market. One of those products is a Conversion Track System (CTS) with suspended frame and integrated final drive system for combines. Track Systems Business Line Executive Director Martin Lunkenbein says Camso’s new CTS High Speed allows tracked …

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AEM to Help Manage NFMS

Cindy Zimmerman

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers joined with the Kentucky State Fair Board on the first day of the National Farm Machinery Show for a big announcement. Kentucky State Fair Board CEO Jason Rittenberry and AEM President Dennis Slater signed an agreement during the opening of the 52nd annual show in Louisville that AEM will assist with management and co-production of …

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#NFMS17 Kicks off Today

Chuck Zimmerman

Greetings from Louisville and the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show! Steve Kelly with the Kentucky Exposition Center says they have filled 1.2 million square feet of space under roof and there’s enough demand to sell almost that much more for this largest indoor farm show in America. They have made a few significant changes in the show which allows for …

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Championship Tractor Pull Revving Up

Kelly Marshall

More than 70,000 fans agree, there’s nothing like the annual Championship Tractor Pull at the National Farm Machinery Show. Coming next week, February 15-18 at the Kentucky Exposition Center, the event will showcase the nation’s top drivers competing for more than $200,000 in prizes. The competitor to beat– last year’s Grand Champion Mendi Nelson. She’s the second woman to ever …

Events, National Farm Machinery Show

Nearly 300,000 Attend #NFMS16

Jamie Johansen

The National Farm Machinery Show continues to be one of the largest-attended events at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Held Feb. 10 – 13 this year, attendees, exhibitors and agribusiness professionals totaled 295,258. Our team has brought you audio and photos from the event and want to once again thank our sponsors New Holland Agriculture and FMC. You can find our …

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FMC in the Biologicals Market

Cindy Zimmerman

Biological controls are the new frontier in crop protection and FMC Corporation has made a strong commitment to expand its portfolio in that arena. “We’ve got a number of projects in play right now that are biological controls,” said FMC portfolio manager Rick Ekins at the National Farm Machinery Show. “This is about expanding the level of control, it’s about …

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Managing Weeds with FMC Authority and Anthem

Cindy Zimmerman

Managing weed resistance gets more important every year for farmers and one of the best ways to get a jump on problem weeds is starting with a clean field, which is where FMC Anthem® and Authority® preemergence herbicides. FMC soybean product manager Flavio Centola says they now have six different Authority formulations. “We have a good formulation for every situation, …

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KIOTI Tractor Brings Power to Any Project

Jamie Johansen

The KIOTI team was present at the recent National Farm Machinery Show to talk about their newest product introductions to the market. KIOTI Tractor supplies tractor models in the 22-90 horsepower range to the US and Canadian markets. Scott Brush, territory manager, said, “KIOTI Tractor was the first one to come to market with the tier 4 compliant engines. We …

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