Farm Progress Show Donates $10,000 to VFW

Kelly Marshall

The 2016 Farm Progress Show raised $10,000 for the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Iowa’s State Relief Fund during this year’s campaign and registration drive held during the show this past August. “Farm Progress is Veteran’s Progress” simultaneously raised funds and awareness for veterans when attendees registered at the event. “We worked with the VFW of Iowa to register as …

Farm Progress Show

AgNerds Unite on this week’s ZimmCast

Kelly Marshall

A self driving tractor generated a lot of buzz during the Farm Progress Show. New Holland, a sponsor of our event coverage, had their brand new autonomous concept tractor displayed in the center of their show lot and it was getting a lot of attention. In this week’s program Chuck Zimmerman spoke with New Holland’s Dan Halliday to get a …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Tractor

Two Tractors In One- New Holland Concept

Kelly Marshall

Designed for maximum flexibility, New Holland’s concept tractor is actually two tractors in one.   The NHDrive concept tractor was announced at the Farm Progress Show, where operators could view a machine that has the capability to be driven with the attached cab just like a normal tractor or run driverless and be controlled by a portable device or computer. Chuck Zimmerman spoke with Bret …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Tractor

New Two-Wheel Drive Tractor from New Holland

Kelly Marshall

New Holland introduced a new two-wheel-drive version of its premium T6 series tractor at the recent Farm Progress Show. Michael Cornman, New Holland Agriculture Segment Marketing Manager – Under 140 HP Tractors, talked with Chuck Zimmerman about the new model. The 2WD version offers enhanced maneuverability on two wheels for sharper turning, making it perfect for flat to rolling hill work, including …

Agribusiness, Farm Progress Show, New Holland

New Holland’s Propane Tractor a Hit

Joanna Schroeder

Powered by propane on the farm has new meaning with New Holland’s launch of the third-generation Alternative Fuels Tractor prototype powered by propane autogas. The propane tractor was a hit during the recent Farm Progress Show. I got all the details about the cutting-edge tractor from New Holland’s Mike Cornman who said the concept tractor can also be adapted to run …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, propane

New Holland Showcases Next Gen Balers

Joanna Schroeder

Several years ago the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published the Billion Ton biomass report and recently made an updated version available. The study shows that there is more than 1 billion tons of biomass available to be used for bio-products including biofuels. For many years, New Holland has been committed to growers who harvest biomass and when the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland

John Deere Hagie Joint Venture Progressing Well

Chuck Zimmerman

It was just over five months ago that John Deere announced a joint venture with Hagie Manufacturing. Since then Hagie sprayers are now selling via John Deere dealers. Kevin Marshall gave ag media a look at the Hagie DTS Sprayer which is a dual tank machine. The DTS has most of the same features of their STS Sprayers but is …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, John Deere, Spraying, Video

Veris Tech Offers #Soil Sensing Platforms

Cindy Zimmerman

Veris Technologies, which recently announced a new partnership with The Climate Corporation to make high resolution soil maps from Veris on-the-go soil sensors available in the Climate FieldView™ platform, had two of their most popular soil sensing platforms on display at the recent Farm Progress Show. “We’ve got the MSP3, which does three depths of soil connectivity mapping, organic matter …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Soil, technology

Raven Tests Sidekick Pro with Engenia Herbicide

Kelly Marshall

When Engenia™ herbicide receives regulatory approval, it is expected to have one of the most detailed labels ever for the application of a crop protection product and BASF has done extensive testing to determine the best methods of application. One product that has received the seal of approval is Raven’s Sidekick Pro™ direct injection system and company representative Denton Schwiesow …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Herbicides

FS Puts 4R in Focus at #FarmProgressShow

Lizzy Schultz

Nutrient management and stewardship was a hot topic at the 2016 Farm Progress Show, and the team from GROWMARK and the FS System was on hand during this year’s event to speak with growers about a variety of innovative solutions to all of their nutrient management concerns. Tim Berkland, Strategic Agronomy Marketing Manager for GROWMARK, sat down with AgWired’s Cindy …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Crop Nutrition, Crop Protection, Farm Progress Show, Growmark, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management