John Deere 5R Series Utility Tractor – Power & Versatility

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Offering tractors from 90 to 125 engine hp, the John Deere 5R series tractors were on display at the 2017 Farm Progress Show. Attendees saw first-hand the advanced technology to the utility tractor provides, meeting many farming demands. John Doyle, product marketing manager, took us through key product specs and the ideal customer of this new product offering. “The 5R …

Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Forage, Hay, John Deere, livestock

Deere 0 Series Baler & Accumulator = Efficiency

jamie johansen

John Deere’s 0 Series Round Balers are the first North American-built round baler precutters with the industry’s first 5-foot precutter baler. The eight models that comprise the new series build upon the popular 9 Series Balers and include several new features that improve hay pickup and overall baling speed and productivity in the field. During the recent Farm Progress Show, …

Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Forage, Hay, John Deere

New Holland Acquires Grass & Soil Business

Jamie Johansen

New Holland Agriculture will expand its wide offering with new implement product lines as a result of CNH Industrial’s agreement to acquire the agricultural Grass and Soil business of Kongskilde Industries, part of the Danish Group Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab. This business develops, manufactures and sells solutions for agricultural applications in the Tillage and Hay & Forage segments under various brands, …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Forage, Hay, Machinery, New Holland, Soil, Tillage

Alltech Mycotoxin Forecast

Jamie Johansen

Dr. Max Hawkins, Alltech nutritionist, is the one behind the scenes making sense of all the numbers and values collected from samples and creating the mycotoxin risk assessments. These assessments are sent out to the Alltech sales force and customer ensuring they get the most information back from a sample as possible. The World Dairy Expo was a perfect venue …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Corn, Forage, Nutrient Management, World Dairy Expo

Land O’Lakes Acquires Ceres, Inc.

Kelly Marshall

Land O’Lakes has now completed its acquisition of Ceres, Inc. and will make the company a part of the Forage Genetics International business unit.  The addition will add new plant breeding and biotechnology to the Land O’Lakes R&D pipeline, bringing new traits to market faster.  It also brings the company into a position to provide holistic forage to customers. FGI has …

Agribusiness, Forage, Land O'Lakes

National Forage Week Begins Sunday

Kelly Marshall

Next week ranchers and graziers will be celebrating National Forage Week.  American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC), along with the Illinois Forage and Grassland Council, will lead the way with activist designed to showcase the importance of forage crops.  The celebration runs June 19 -25, followed by the Illinois Forage Expo in Carbondale on the 29th. “If you think about …

Ag Group, Forage

Alfalfa U Workshops Take Place In February

Jamie Johansen

New Holland has teamed up with High Plains Journal and Alforex Seeds to sponsor three Alfalfa U events in three different states in February. The education seminars will provide alfalfa producers information to improve quality without sacrificing yield. Giving them the harvest the best possible crop, as efficiently as possible. The first event will take place Feb. 2, 2016 at …

agronomy, Animal Science, Cover Crops, Forage, Hay

HarvXtra Trait Will Benefit Dairy Farmers

Lizzy Schultz

HarvXtra™ alfalfa is the latest breakthrough in alfalfa technology from Forage Genetics International (FGI). It was developed through a strategic partnership formed between FGI, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center in conjunction with Monsanto. Jeff Herrmann, Specialty Crops Technology Development Manager for DeKalb, Channel, and Jung seed brands sat down with AgWired at the …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, agronomy, biotechnology, Forage, GMO, Hay, seed, technology, World Dairy Expo

New Holland’s Forage Cruiser at #WDE15

Jamie Johansen

Producing the best quality feed possible is the end goal for New Holland’s FR Forage Cruiser SP Forage Harvesters. Naturally, one of the best places to display this monster of a machine is during the 2015 World Dairy Expo. The New Holland team has been out in full-force to talk to producers from around the globe about their line up …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Forage, Harvesting, Hay, livestock, New Holland, World Dairy Expo

Winners Announced in New Holland 1st Cut Competition

Chuck Zimmerman

The results are in and the winners of the New Holland 1st Cut Competition have been announced. They are Les Hershey of Kirkwood, Pa., Jimmy Parker of Stringer Miss., Merlin Bontrager of Timbo, Ark., Tyler Egeland of Ossian, Iowa, David Nelson of Preston, Idaho, Vanessa Dirksen of Alma, Ontario, and Leroy Otten of Ponoka, Alberta. Pictured is Leroy Otten’s entry. …

Forage, Hay, New Holland