2014 Iowa Power Farming Show Debut Ag Innovations

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Equipment, Events

235.Iowa_PowerFarming_TALL_2014New agricultural innovations will make their debut during this year’s Iowa Power Farming Show. Midwest Growers and ranchers won’t have to travel far to see the latest from world-class farm equipment manufacturers and agribusinesses. These innovations include products and services, farm equipment, high tech electronics and precision ag technologies.

This year’s show takes place January 28-30 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. More than 780 ag-related companies and nearly 1840 total booths will be featured, making it the 3rd largest indoor farm show in North America.

“The show is about quality exhibitors from every category showcasing the best and latest products and services they have to offer,” said Tom Junge, show director of the Iowa Power Farming Show. “Attendees coming to the show know they’re going to see the future of farming and agriculture.”

One area drawing a lot of attention right now is robotic aircrafts that are designed to capture overhead images of crops and provide growers a cost effective method to identify areas of concern. AgEagle and Labre Consulting will exhibit their aerial imaging system that uses robotic aircraft to gather field photos and data for farmers and agricultural professionals.

Other new electronics include: Ag Leader’s new Cloud-Based Platform AgFiniti® which connects your operation to your data wirelessly; GrahamCommand Pro which allows farmers to control each row’s population based on each row’s location on the prescription map; Micro Trak SafeGuard Liquid Blockage Monitor will electronically detect liquid application blockages; and Unverferth UHarvest system is the firstever solution for collecting and managing grain cart weight data using the tractor’s display or touch-screen tablet.

“A show this big can’t only be about big iron, so we really focus on showcasing products from every corner of the farm equipment and services industry,” Junge said. “Whatever category of ag products you’re interested in learning more about, you can bet the best companies in that particular niche will be in Des Moines putting their best and latest products on display.”

Check out www.iowapowershow.com for a complete list of new products, show info and directions.