Bold New Look for the Case IH Maxxum Tractors

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Audio, Case IH, NFMS, Tractor

Case IH has added a few new products to their lineup this year and Chuck caught up with David Bogan, Case IH, during the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) to learn more about their Maxxum tractors. “As we have moved into the 2015 calendar year we have had to meet those new EPA standards for this horsepower range tractor. … Read More

Raven’s Hawkeye Nozzle Control System

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, NFMS, Raven, Spraying

One of the products our friends at Raven were featuring at the National Farm Machinery Show was their Hawkeye Nozzle Control System. Chuck spoke with Raven’s Gary Esselink about what sets this sprayer apart from others on the market. “The Raven Hawkeye is a sprayer system where we maintain constant pressure through application. One of the things that is becoming … Read More

Learn More About Miller’s Line of Sprayers

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Equipment, New Holland, NFMS

A big announcement came at the end of 2014 when New Holland announced their purchase of Miller. Brands have remained separate, but the duo shared booth space at the recent National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS). Miller had a number of equipment on display and Chuck spoke with Brett Reis to learn more about their product offerings. “We’ve got a Miller … Read More

John Deere Offers Machine Sync Enhancements

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, technology

At the National Farm Machinery Show last week, John Deere announced expanded the functionality of its Machine Sync application for 2015. The new Machine Sync features include coverage map sharing and guidance line sharing that can be useful during seeding and spraying operations, as well as when applying nutrients and during harvest. These new features make it easy for two … Read More

FMC Promotes Overlap Weed Control

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Weed control

There’s no way around it anymore. With the prevalence of resistant weeds growing every year, farmers are having to use a pre- and post-emergent overlap weed management program for control. At the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show, FMC Corporation is helping to make that a little easier for growers by offering effective modes of action to keep their fields cleaner … Read More

Deere Premium Round Balers now B-Wrap Ready

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Forage, Hay, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

New for farmers attending the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show last week, John Deere announced that the 469 Premium and 569 Premium Round Balers can now apply B-Wrap, the alternative to indoor storage. John Deere Kentucky rep Steve Broome says B-Wrap comes in rolls and is rolled onto round bales just like regular net wrap. “It seals out all moisture, … Read More


Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Equipment, FMC, Insect Control, Insecticide, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Video

You may remember us telling you about FMC’s 3RIVE 3D™ back in November at the NAFB convention. Here at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show we got to learn a lot more about this revolutionary system that integrates formulation technology, application technology and active ingredients to increase net planting speed, in-furrow protection and early season success. FMC’s Matt Hancock says … Read More

John Deere ExactEmerge One Year Later

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Planting

The big deal at the Farm Machinery Show last year was the big reveal of the ExactEmerge planter by John Deere and the revolutionary seed delivery system that allows for accurate planting at speeds up to 10 mph was still an attention-getter at the exhibit this year. “Last year was an exciting time,” said Deere’s ExactEmerge expert Kelby Krueger. “We … Read More

Tractors Pulling for 47 Years at NFMS

Cindy ZimmermanNFMS, Tractor, Video

The Championship Tractor Pull held in conjunction with the National Farm Machinery Show is just a few years younger than the show itself, making this the 47th year for the event which has become one of the world’s premiere competitions. The event, which is sponsored by Syngenta, runs through Saturday – so if you’re looking for that special place to … Read More

NFMS Honors Charter Exhibitors

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, John Deere, NFMS

The National Farm Machinery Show this week honored a baker’s dozen of companies that have exhibited at the event for all of its 50 years of existence. Those companies are: Case IH Danuser Daughtery Companies Dupont Pioneer Hutchinson/Mayrath Parrish Implement Co. Rhino/Earthmaster Stockyard Farm & Dairy Supply Townsend’s Sales & Livestock Equipment Manitou Americas John Deere Allis Chalmers/AGCO Moridge Manufacturing/Grasshopper … Read More