Monitoring Irrigation Remotely Saves Money

Taylor TruckeyAgribusiness, Audio, Irrigation, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Water Management

AgSense, a web-based service that offers remote irrigation and pivot monitoring, continues to add value for customers. Tanner Oliphant, with AgSense, shared the latest with AgWired while at the National Farm Machinery Show last week. AgSense added a new product this year that integrates specifically with Valley digital panels into their product line. Remote monitoring allows customers to see where … Read More

Equipment Records Easier With TractorPal

Taylor TruckeyAgribusiness, Apps, Equipment, Machinery, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Tractor

AgWired spoke with the creators of TractorPal, Keith King and Erik Schlimmer, while at the National Farm Machinery Show last week. TractorPal is a mobile app that serves as an inventory record keeper for equipment on your farm. It takes that old notebook you have laying around the shop to track maintenance in and puts it in the palm of … Read More

#NFMS16 Attendees Experience New T5 Series

Taylor TruckeyAgribusiness, Audio, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland, NFMS, Tractor

The T5 tractor series from New Holland has been re-engineered for 2016, and two brand new models were debuted at the 2016 National Farm Machinery Show. Todd Debock, New Holland Brand Marketing Manager, was on hand during the show to give a detailed tour of the new tractors, as well as a thorough overview of the customizable features available with … Read More

2000 Series Early Riser Planter from Case IH

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Audio, Case IH, Equipment, NFMS, Planting

The 2000 series Early Riser planter has been re-thought from the ground up and was revealed last week at the 2016 National Farm Machinery Show by Case IH. The planer is the first to factory-integrate industry-leading seed placement technologies from Precision Planting® into a completely new system featuring a best-in-class rugged row unit. “From all-new cast iron components to an … Read More

#NFMS16 Hears From 2015 NCGA Yield Winner

Taylor Truckeyagronomy, Audio, Commodity Classic, Contest, Corn, National Farm Machinery Show, NCGA, New Holland, NFMS

National Farm Machinery Show attendees had the opportunity to hear from a 2015 NCGA Yield Contest Winner, Randy Dowdy. Dowdy farms in southern Georgia and claimed the first place prize in the irrigated category with a high yield of 486.1594 bushels/acre. During his presentation, Dowdy explained that a near 500 bu yield doesn’t happen overnight. For years, he has been … Read More

AEM Executive Outlook Panel at #NFMS16

Cindy ZimmermanAEM, Agribusiness, Audio, NFMS, Policy, technology

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) hosted an Ag Executive Outlook panel during the opening day of the 2016 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville this week. Industry executives on the panel included Todd Stucke with Kubota, Leif Magnusson of CLAAS Global Sales Americas, Jim Walker with Case IH NAFTA, Great Plains Manufacturing president Linda Salem, and AEM Senior Vice … Read More

FMC Focus on New Fungicide at #NFMS16

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, FMC, Fungicides, NFMS

The 51st annual National Farm Machinery Show is underway in Louisville, Kentucky this week with 880 exhibitors covering 1.2 million square feet of floor space. The focus of the show may be on equipment, but the products for planters to plant and sprayers to spray also have a place at the show and FMC Corporation has clearly carved out a … Read More

Championship Tractor Pull Returns To NFMS

Taylor TruckeyNational Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Tractor

The 48th Annual Championship Tractor Pull, sponsored by Syngenta, will once again be held at Freedom Hall during the National Farm Machinery Show next week. The top pullers in the country will return to Louisville to compete for the title of Grand Champion and a share of nearly $250,000 in prize money. Each year more than 500 teams apply to … Read More