Below Ground Protection with Ethos 3D

AgWired Precision, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, Video

FMC is encouraging growers to pay just as much attention to what’s happening below the ground as they do to what’s happening on the surface, according to Bob Hooten, Midwest Technical Support Manager. “Below ground you have to worry about your root system,” said Hooten, who was at the 2019 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville. “You have to protect … Read More

FMC Bringing New Modes of Action to Market

AgWired Precision, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, Video

FMC‘s acquisition of DuPont research and development assets more than doubled the number of active ingredients in the company’s development pipeline. The need for additional modes of action to fight disease and weed resistance is a reality, and FMC is rising to the occasion. “It looks like we’re hitting on the major target species and we’re going to be able … Read More

DEUTZ-FAHR Introduces New 6 Series Tractors at #NFMS19

AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show, Tractor

During the 2019 National Farm Machinery Show, PFG America, exclusive distributor of DEUTZ-FAHR tractors in the USA market, unveiled the new small frame 6 Series tractors boasting FARMotion diesel engines. Laura Handke spoke with Taylor Grout, Sales and Marketing Director for DEUTZ-FAHR USA and Aiden Zimmerman (pictured), Zimmerman’s Equipment. Since 2016, DEUTZ-FAHR has offered the 6 Series Agrotron models that … Read More

FMC Talks About the Danger of Reduced Herbicide Rates

AgWired Precision, Audio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show

At the 2019 National Farm Machinery Show I spoke with Drake Copeland, Technical Services Manager, FMC. Our topic was the danger of reduced herbicide rates. Drake talks about the importance of pre-emergence residual herbicides for weed control and what happens when a grower uses reduced herbicide rates. He also talks weed size and it certainly does matter. There’s a lot … Read More

Case IH Unveils AFS Connect Magnum Series Tractors

AgWired Precision, Audio, Case IH, National Farm Machinery Show, Tractor

During the 2019 National Farm Machinery Show Case IH unveiled the new AFS Connect Magnum Series Tractors. Working with me here at NFMS is Laura Handke who took photos, recorded the unveiling presentation and interviewed Bill Webber, North America Marketing Manager for High Hp Tractors, Case IH Brand. Case IH is unveiling new AFS Connect Magnum series tractors, giving producers … Read More

New Holland Launches Genesis T8 Tractor with PLM Intelligence

AgWired Precision, Audio, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland, Precision Agriculture, Tractor

New Holland used this year’s National Farm Machinery Show as the venue to unveil their new GENESIS® T8 Series tractor with Precision Land Management (PLM) Intelligence. I talked with two New Holland representatives, Ken Paul, product marketing manager for New Holland, North America and Luke Zerby, PLM product marketing manager for New Holland, North America, about the new machine. The … Read More

FMC’s Precision Platform Provides Choices for Growers

AgWired Precision, Crop Protection, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, Video

FMC is focusing on precision when it comes to crop protection. With current product 3RIVE 3D and newly acquired PrecisionPac from DuPont, the company is organizing itself around precision application technologies. While traits are important, FMC’s Rick Ekins said they’re not the only answer. Other modes of action like precision crop protection products help to further protect the grower. “The … Read More

Getting Planters Ready For Action

AgWired Precision, Audio, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, Precision Agriculture

Farmers who are preparing for the upcoming planting season might be interested in John Deere‘s Mobile Row Unit Run Off with the PlanterPlus App, a quick and efficient way to dial in their rows and conduct a meter performance test to assure accuracy in ExactEmerge or MaxEmerge 5e planters. The system connects the display in the tractor to a farmer’s … Read More

Veris Unveils On-the-Go Sensors at #NFMS17

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Audio, National Farm Machinery Show, Sensors, Soil, Variable rate

Corn prices are not going up and land prices aren’t going down, so farmers need to be more efficient with what they have, said Tyler Lund of Veris Technologies. Farmers drive through the field during harvest and watch yields go up and down where the soil changes, but it takes software to better understand and make the most of those … Read More

FMC Offers PPO Resistance Advice at #NFMS17

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, Weed control

When we say “resistance” most of us think glyphosate, but waterhemp and palmer amaranth have also developed a resistance to PPO in some states, according to Nick Hustedde, an FMC technical service representative. “It’s definitely a significant problem. It’s unfortunate any time we lose a herbicide technology,” Hustedde says. But fortunately we can do things to preserve the effectiveness of … Read More