Connected Farm Solution Has New Features

Melissa SandfortAgribusiness, Data Collection, Displays, Trimble

Trimble introduced several new features to further enhance its Connected Farm™ solution. Connected Farm is an integrated operations management solution that provides information exchange across the entire farm. New features include additional viewing capabilities between vehicles operating in the same field, and reports on the productivity and delay of field equipment. Trimble’s Connected Farm vehicle-to-vehicle communication allows real-time wireless data … Read More

OptRx Crop Sensor Rate Table Provides More Flexibility

Chuck ZimmermanAg Leader, Audio, Displays, Insights Weekly

During my recent visit to Ag Leader Technology I learned about the new Crop Sensor Rate Table that is now available from Chad Fick, Product Specialist. This new feature provides more application flexibility This functionality offered through the DirectCommand™ system on the INTEGRA™ display allows producers to utilize the OptRx™ crop sensors to apply the agrochemicals they need on-the-go at … Read More

The Versatile Ag Leader VERSA

Cindy ZimmermanAg Leader, Audio, Displays, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show

Just call it the “biggest bang for the buck in the precision ag industry.” It’s the Ag Leader Technology VERSA display, which has all of the most popular year-round precision tools – including guidance, auto-steering control, SeedCommand planting control, DirectCommand application control, yield monitoring and mapping – in one small package. “For growers who are just getting started in precision … Read More

New from New Holland at NFMS

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Displays, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland

There’s a lot new products from New Holland on display at the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show. We visited with John Elliott, New Holland Director of Marketing NAR, to get a bird’s eye view of it all. John says there are product launches at NFMS in all New Holland segments – residential, commercial, municipal units, the dairy/livestock units and the … Read More

Ag Leader & HARDI Bring HC 9500 Controller to Market

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Displays

Ag Leader Technology, Inc., and HARDI International A/S announced a cooperative effort to bring greater performance, productivity and profitability to the market with the introduction of the HC 9500 controller, a customized display available on select HARDI ISOBUS sprayers. In addition to complete incorporation with HARDI’s signature i-Features, the HC 9500 controller provides growers with a powerful, full-featured precision farming … Read More

New Holland Display Getting Attention

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Displays, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland

There was a lot of precision ag on display at this year’s National Farm Machinery Show. Bruce Ristau, Precision Farming Sales Mgr., New Holland, took time to tell me what the company is doing in this sector. Bruce says their displays are the high point of the latest products they’re showcasing at winter shows like NFMS. New Holland works closely … Read More

Precision Farming Hardware Training Builds Happy Customers

Kurt LawtonAg Leader, Dealers, Displays, Education, Insights Weekly, Retailers

During the hundreds of interviews I’ve conducted with farmers over the years for stories on precision farming tools, I’d have to say that every one of them has touched on the value of their local dealer. Without their set up, training and troubleshooting expertise, adoption of this technology would not be where it is today. To that end, I spoke … Read More