New Holland Sets World Record

Kelly Marshall

 New Holland‘s CR8.90 combine has set a new World Record.  In just eight hours a total of 16, 157 bushels of soybeans were harvested in the Bahia State of Brazil. “Setting the world record for harvesting 16,157 bushels of soybeans is an achievement we’re very proud of and it demonstrates the power and productivity of the CR8.90”, stated Dan Valen, …

US Custom Harvesters Taking New Strides

Kelly Marshall

Mark Anderson is a newly elected board member for the U.S. Custom Harvesters.  He was part of the team representing the organziation at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting last week to talk about a few of their most important issues. One of the most exciting is a partnership with Ag in the Classroom, Anderson told me. Leftover footage from their …

A Story of Custom Wheat Harvest

Kelly Marshall

Tracey Zeorian was only 12 years old the first time she traveled along the custom wheat harvesting highway. Her passion for custom wheat harvesting was instilled in her by her grandparents and you could say the rest is history. Once married, she and her husband quickly knew they too wanted to follow in her families footsteps and first loaded up …

Great American Wheat Harvest at #TransformFFA

Jamie Johansen

The story of custom wheat harvesters is one of a kind. That is the simple reason Conrad Weaver quickly grew passionate about telling their story. The Great American Wheat Harvest documentary shares the story of the hard working folks who harvest the wheat we use daily and Conrad knew FFA members from across the country could learn many life lessons …

New Agreement Between Deere and Engineering Co

Kelly Marshall

Deere & Company has a new agreement with Scherer Design Engineering, Inc. The companies are working together to develop and commercialize kernel processing solutions for self-propelled forage harvesters. “Deere is committed to developing industry leading kernel processing solutions with the goal to drive higher milk production in dairy cows”, says Jon Chase, global director, self-propelled forage harvesters and heads. “This …

Clear Ag Hosts Harvest Profitability Webinar

Kelly Marshall

Iteris Clear Ag is offering a free webinar to help growers improve profitability during the harvest season.  The event will focus on minimizing crop drying costs and show how Clear Ag apps can help manage information like atmospheric data to make decisions. The online event will be held this Friday, September 23, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT.  You …

Eight Row Folding Corn Head Unveiled by @JohnDeere

Kelly Marshall

Brand new from John Deere is an option for an 8-row folding corn head.  The 608FC corn head can be used with group 6 and 7 S-Series combines, offering an easier solution for transporting on narrow roads.  It also eliminates the need for header trailers, tow vehicles and related manpower. “Harvesting with a new John Deere 8 row folding corn …

Ag Leader Offers Solutions for CLAAS Forage Harvesters

Kelly Marshall

 Ag Leader Technology has made its precision solutions available for CLAAS forage harvesters. Users of this the new InCommand display will see real-time mapping, giving them a better understanding of yield and moisture.  The monitor shows data in high definition, while data management works with AgFiniti and the mobile App to sync wirelessly and Steer Command provides guidance. “We’re excited to …

John Deere Promises Improvements for 2017

Kelly Marshall

The growing season for 2017 will bring about some promising new additions to John Deere‘s product line up. Available next spring is the new MaxEmerge 5e row units for a variety of Deere planters, including the mini-hopper and DB planters. MaxEmerge 5e row units will improve seeding population accuracy when it operating on a curve– up to 20 percent improvement in …

John Deere Enhances Harvesting Equipment

Lizzy Schultz

John Deere has made some significant improvements to the S-Series Combine, the workhorse of its grain harvesting equipment, and the team made a strong presence at the 2016 Commodity Classic, and Britney Guidarelli, Senior Marketing Representative, gave us a walk-through of some of the latest updates to the S-Series. “One of the biggest new features with the S-Series combine is …