Geringhoff Products Offer New Possibilities

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Equipment, Harvesting

Two new corn heads and a flex draper are being offered by Geringhoff, a global leader in harvest equipment.  Their new Independence product line will help growers with the challenges of harvesting multiple planting configurations and running on hilly terrain. The new Independence product line includes two products that provide corn growers the flexibility to plant in any configuration: the … Read More

New Draper Platforms for John Deere Windrowers

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Harvesting, Hay, John Deere

The new John Deere 500 Series Draper Platforms are the perfect addition to the W235 and W260 Self-Propelled Windrowers.  The combination offers growers improved operational control, constant header speed and best-in-class cutting performance, even in challenging conditions.  The 500 series is offered in three models, ranging from 25 to 36 feet. “The 500D Series Draper Platforms are designed to maximize … Read More

New Drago GT Corn Head Features QuadSuspension

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Corn, Harvesting

Looking for the latest in corn harvest technology? Drago has just introduced the Drago GT.  This head opens doors for many industry firsts and focuses exclusively on maximum yield and return. Drago set a new standard for harvest efficiency when it introduced Automatic Self-Adjusting Deck Plates. The Drago GT now pairs that innovation with yet another industry first called QuadSuspension™ … Read More

Fall 2015 Harvest Update – Oct 19

Taylor TruckeyCorn, Harvesting, USDA

Corn harvest is slightly ahead of the five year average as of October 19, 2015. The USDA Crop Progress report released today puts 59% of the crop harvested as of Sunday, ranging from 93% of the Tennessee crop to 25% of Colorado. Dryer than normal conditions are aiding in a quicker harvest; last week alone the 18 leading corn-producing states … Read More

Fall 2015 Corn Harvest Progress – October

Taylor TruckeyHarvesting, USDA

As of October 13, 2015, corn harvest is progressing nearly exactly on schedule according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. With 42 percent of the crop harvested as of Sunday, total progress came with in one percentage point of the five-year average. Harvest totals ranged from 88 percent of the North Carolina crop to 15 percent of Colorado’s and North … Read More

New Holland’s Forage Cruiser at #WDE15

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

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 … Read More

DuPont Pioneer Hosts #YieldHero Sweepstakes

Kelly MarshallDupont Pioneer, Harvesting, Twitter

Harvest is underway and DuPont Pioneer has launched a social media sweepstakes campaign.  Growers are invited to tweet a harvest photo of their Pioneer brand products using the hashtag #YieldHero. Weekly winners of the sweepstakes will receive a Yeti cooler.  One grand prize winner will receive a trip for two anywhere in the United States.  The contest began September 11 … Read More

Corn Harvest is Underway

Kelly MarshallCorn, Harvesting, USDA

18 reporting states report that corn harvest in now underway.  The USDA reports that 18 percent of the corn crop has been harvested as of Sunday.  The crop condition reports remain the same– 68 percent of corn is rated at good or excellent while 22 percent is considered to be in fair condition. Predictably the southern states, including Kentucky, North … Read More

CNH Wins Gold Medal for Grape Harvesting

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Award, Grapes, Harvesting, New Holland

The winner of the prestigious SITEVI Innovation Award has been announced.  New Holland’s self-propelled grape harvester has received this recognition with a gold medal for the Blue Cab 4 and honorable mention for PLMTM Connect telematics system. The Blue Cab 4 is an innovative cab concept designed around the safety and well-being of the operator. It features the industry’s most … Read More

AFS Connect Keeps Farmers in Control

Lizzy SchultzCase IH, Dealers, Displays, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Gadgets, Harvesting, Mobile, Uncategorized, Wireless

The minds behind Advanced Farming Systems(AFS), the Case IH precision software system, are always looking to keep their customers connected. The AFS Connect System is allowing them to do that. AFS Connect is telematics; it’s a modem, inside a vehicle, that allows a farmer to wirelessly communicate with that vehicle by providing them dashboard access to their equipment on any … Read More